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J-Term

What is J-Term?

For 13 days in January each year, J-Term replaces a student’s regularly scheduled academic and arts classes. Students are immersed in daily rehearsals for an arts performance project. These rehearsals generally culminate with one or two performances. J-Term replicates the professional experience and engages students in the artistic energy of various rehearsal and performance venues under the direction of SPCPA faculty and/or guest professional artists. J-Term is a part of SPCPA training.

J-Term is curricular and required as part of the school year; students earn a full credit for successful participation. Grades are Pass/No Credit. Students are required to attend daily rehearsals; participation in daily J-Term rehearsals and performances is not optional. The school’s attendance policies do apply to J-Term, just on a condensed scale. Parents/Guardians are still responsible for calling their student out of rehearsal (Attendance Hotline: 651-222-3200) and more than two (2) unexcused absences put a student in jeopardy of not passing J-Term.

 

Previous J-Term Performances

Click on the following links to find collections of images from 2015 J-Term performances:

Almost, Maine – Pillsbury House Theater
Anything Goes – E.M. Pearson Theater, Concordia University
Ash Land - Howard Conn Theater
The Crucible – The LAB Theater (Minneapolis)
The Diviners – Red Eye Theater
Evening of Dance I – The O’Shaughnessy, St. Catherine University
Evening of Dance II – The O’Shaughnessy, St. Catherine University
For Colored Girls – Mixed Blood Theater
Fugitive Songs – Nautilis Music Theater
Macbeth – Cargill Stage, Children’s Theater Company
Once on This Island – Anne Simley Theater, Hamline University
Pop Cabaret – Studio Z
Riders to the Sea – Kilburn Arena, Rarig Center, University of Minnesota
Show Choir – Buetow Music Auditorium, Concordia University
Space Girl – Open Eye Figure Theater
Still Life with Iris – Stoll Thrust, Rarig Center, University of Minnesota
These Shining Lives – Ritz Theater
You Can’t Take it With You – Illusion Theater

Click on the following links to find collections of images from 2014 J-Term performances:

30 Plays in 60 Minutes – The Lab Theater
Antigone – The LAB Theater (Minneapolis)
The Boys from Syracuse – The Lehr Theater
Dido and Aeneas – Kilburn Arena, Rarig Center, University of Minnesota
Evening of Dance I – The O’Shaughnessy, St. Catherine University
Evening of Dance II – The O’Shaughnessy, St. Catherine University
Fiddler on the Roof – E.M. Pearson Theater, Concordia University
Good ‘N’ Plenty – Illusion Theater
Hairspray – History Theatre
Hot Comb – Pillsbury House Theater
Illyria – Mixed Blood Theatre
Madrigal Dinner – Landmark Center
New Music Stew – Studio Z
The Skin of Our Teeth – Southern Theater
Twelfth Night – Stoll Thrust, Rarig Center, University of Minnesota
Vocal Jazz – Lehr Theatre
The Wretchedly Uncomfortables – Red Eye Theater

Click on the following links to find collections of images from 2013 J-Term performances:

Big Small Things – Open Eye Figure Theater
The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin – Illusion Theater
Chicago – Southern Theater
The Devil and Daniel Webster – Minnesota Centennial Showboat
Edwin Drood – Lehr Theater
Evening of Dance I – Ted Mann Concert Hall, University of Minnesota
Evening of Dance II – Ritz Theater
Innocence Lost – Rarig Center Thrust, University of Minnesota
Intermezzo – Gremlin Theatre
New Play Festival - Penumbra Theater Company
Open the Pod Bay Doors, HAL - Intermedia Arts
Pops! Concert – Anne Simley Theater, Hamline University
Romeo & Juliet - Ritz Theater
Show Choir – Anne Simley Theater, Hamline University
Uses of Enchantment – Mixed Blood Theater
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Click on the following links to find collections of images from 2012 J-Term performances:
Caroline, or Change – History Theatre
Evening of Dance I – The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Evening of Dance II- The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Gianni Schicchi
Concordia University
January Jazz - Walker West Music Academy and The Lehr Theater
Manifest Cloaks – Gremlin Theatre
Much Ado About Nothing - Illusion Theater
Night the Improv – Gremlin Theatre

Origin Story – Mixed Blood Theatre
Our TownRed Eye Theater
Pirates of Penzance - Concordia University
The Prime of Miss Jean BrodieLehr Theater
So Long, Johnson PillockForage Modern Workshop
Urinetown – The Lab Theater

Click on the following links to find collections of images from 2011 J-Term performances:
The Arabian Nights – The Children’s Theatre
As You Like It – History Theatre
Carousel- O’Shaughnessy Auditorium
Carousel Orchestra- O’Shaughnessy Auditorium
Departure Point- Studio Z
Evening of Dance – O’Shaughnessy Auditorium
Into the Woods – Illusion Theater
The Land of Polished Stones- The Lab Theater
Night at the Improv- The Lowry Lab
Sossy Mechanics Moving Theater- The Lab Theatre
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee- Lehr Theater
Thingamajig- Open Eye Figure Theatre
Vaudeville – MN Centennial Showboat
Vocal Project - Lehr Theater

Click on the following links to find collections of images from 2010 J-Term performances:
Sister Kenny’s Children – Produced in association with the History Theatre.
Good ‘N Plenty – Mixed Blood Theater
Little Shop of Horrors – Concordia University
Evening of Dance - O’Shaughnessy Auditorium
Night At The Opera - O’Shaughnessy Auditorium
Lovely Bunch of Coconuts - Intermedia Arts
Violet - Illusion Theater
Other 2010 performances included: Student Plays – Playwright’s Center, Night at the Improv – Lowry Lab, Original Film – Screened in the Weyerhaeuser Auditorium

2009 J-Term Performances:
All In The Timing – Weyerhaeuser Auditorium
This Is Not A Moustache - Wellstone Theater
Recollect – Wellstone Theater
Footloose – McKnight Theater
Ragtime – O’Shaughnessy Auditorium
You Can’t Take It With You – Illusion Theater
Night of Dance – O’Shaughnessy Auditorium
Chamber Orchestra Performance – McNally Smith Auditorium
Latin Jazz – Wellstone Theater
Student Plays – Pillsbury House Theater
Improv – Red Eye Theater
Piano Recital - Landmark Center 317

2008 J-Term Performances:
Bat Boy – Concordia University
One-Act Play Festival - Harding H.S. & Weyerhaeuser Auditorium
One-Act Play - The Long Christmas Dinner – Weyerhaeuser Auditorium
Chekov Project – Lowry Theater Lab & Bryand Lake Bowl
Penumbra Project – Penumbra Theater
Student Plays – Weyerhaeuser Auditorium
Spoken Word/Storytelling – Lowry Theater Lab
Brave New Improv – Lowry Theater Lab
Comedy Improv – Lowry Theater Lab
Night of Dance – O’Shaugnessy Auditorium
Swing Choir & Band – Fitzgerald Theater
Chamber Orchestra – McNally Smith Auditorium
Jazz Gig – Artist’s Quarter

2007 J-Term Performances:
Urinetown – Concordia University
The Quilting Project – U of M Showboat
One Act Play Festival – Lowry Lab
Actors/Writers Workshop – Frey Theater
Improv Tonight! – Lowry Lab
Recital – McNally Smith Auditorium
Night of Dance - Fitzgerald Theater
Gospel Chorale - Central Presbyterian

2006 J-Term Performances:
Music Review / Tap & Taiko – Ordway Center McKnight Theater
The Choreography Project/MN Dance Repertoire Experience – Wilkins Studios
The Mini Musical – Weyerhaeuser Auditorium
Good ‘n’ Plenty – Weyerhaeuser Auditorium

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