"Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind"
Live theater is BACK, man! Come to the CRAZIEST performances in our entire 22-year history as we put on the Neo-Futurist's "Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind." Our ironclad guarantee: You will enjoy 30 full, complete plays where YOU the AUDIENCE are in charge - in just 60 minutes - or ABSOLUTELY NO MONEY BACK. Guaranteed!
Featuring pre-main event microshows like Learn Your Future in 60 Seconds, Self-Portrait in 60 Seconds, and Dave the Amazing Balloon Artist.
Students: Auditions are open to the ENTIRE SCHOOL. Info will be released Monday August 23, 2021. Auditions will be held 2:00-4:00pm Wednesday September 1, 2021.
October 28 & 29, 2021
District 14 One Act Festival
Schools from across Pasco County, as well as parts of Citrus, Hernando and Polk Counties all get together annually for the District 14 One Acts.
Each troupe brings a single One Act performance to showcase their talent to the Wesley Chapel Center for the Arts, and to get feedback from theater professionals.
November 5 & 6, 2021
District 14 Individual Events
The District 14 Individual Events Festival brings together hundreds of students from across four counties. Students can compete in over a dozen different events, including acting, musical theater, design, playwriting, directing and pantomime.
Enjoy friendship, talent, food trucks, performances, and professional feedback on your growth as a performer, designer, director or playwright.
This year's competition will be hosted for the 6th year in a row at our very own WCHS campus!
December 11, 2021
Florida State Thespians Festival
Florida has the biggest Thespian festival in the country - with over 9,000 Thespians competing from high schools across the state. It is AMAZING. Every school brings their best performers, playwrights, designers and directors. Whether you're competing in an event, or attending, it's a great experience!
We travel to downtown Tampa, bring our best work, head out to workshops, get feedback from industry professionals, and see some great shows while we're there.
March 16, 17 & 18, 2022
The Comedy Show
Featuring 4 One Act comedies and OVER 100 PERFORMERS from Wesley Chapel High's award-winning Drama program!
All enrolled Acting 1, 2, 3, and 4 Honors students are AUTOMATICALLY part of the cast. Most rehearsals will be held during class time. Students will also attend one Tech Rehearsal from 2:00-5:30pm on either Monday April 4 or Tuesday April 5 (depending on cast).
Come for an evening of great performances from one of the biggest Acting programs around!
April 7 & 8, 2022
The Film Festival
Wesley Chapel High is the place to go for film-making. With a combination of Acting, Tech Production & Design, and TV Production training, we produce great films every year
More than 50+ films get made every year - check out our Top 6 Finalists at our 22nd Annual Film Festival! Visit our WCHSDrama channel on YouTube to see previous entries and winners!