What is Lights Up all about?
Wilbur Cross High School is a richly diverse community committed to the pursuit of academic excellence and social responsibility for all students in their academies. With the support of family and the community, we strive to provide a safe environment that fosters respect for self and others. Through rigorous instruction based upon high standards and accountability, we challenge students to become life-long learners and empowered citizens.
As Art educators here at Cross, we believe in providing our students with opportunities to participate in the arts on as many different levels and mediums as possible. This includes concerts, art galleries, film productions, theatrical performances, and more. The Lights Up Drama Club of Wilbur Cross provides real-world experiences for our student actors, stage managers and crew members, helping them to understand the value of hard work and perseverance.
The ultimate goal of the Lights Up Drama Club is to not only expose our New Haven youth to the transformative power of theatrical arts, but to actually provide the opportunities to LIVE those experiences, on stage, back stage, or even in the front of house. Our students will learn what it means to provide pure and true entertainment to diverse and captivated audiences of all ages.