Theater Arts

For more than 14 years, Bentley Upper School has been offering bold and innovative productions of "legit" and musical theatre, directed by professionals and students alike. Bentley has been proud to produce everything from King Lear to Dido and Aeneasfrom Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead to Sweeney Todd, from The Threepenny Opera to Cat On a Hot Tin Roof. In 14 plus years, Bentley has produced nearly 70 different productions, including the World Premiere of Jim Toomey's musical Sherman's Lagoon.

For more information about Theatre on both campuses, feel free to contact Bentley's theatre teachers directly. 

Dual Campus Play "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Into the Woods

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Theater Department

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  • Ken Berman 

    Visual and Performing Arts Chair, Jazz Band Teacher
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  • Paul McWilliams 

    Chorus Teacher
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  • Ryan Weible 

    Drama Teacher
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The Bentley Story

Founded in 1920, Bentley School has fostered an environment that challenges the mind, striving to bring out the best in every one of its students. Bentley School is committed to academic excellence as well as the development of character and spirit in each of its students. (Read more in the Head of School's Message.)

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