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Snoring Beauty (2021)

Snoring Beauty (2021)

BAAY proudly presents "Snoring Beauty." This BAAY-original digital performance created in spring 2021 features our Junior students ages 9-12 and was written, directed, and edited by Lisa Markowitz. We hope you enjoy the show! Click image above or here to watch...

Silly Snow White (2021)

BAAY proudly presents "Silly Snow White." This digital performance features our youngest performers, BAAY Pixies, ages 5-8. We hope you enjoy the show! Written, directed, and edited by Lisa Markowitz.

Dance Company Showcase (2021)

BAAY proudly presents the spring Dance Company Showcase! "Tilted" features junior students ages 9-12 and "We are Changed" features senior students ages 13-17. We hope you enjoy this digital performance! Choreographed, directed, and edited...

Pixie Penguins (2019)

It's time for another Pixie production! "Peg, the Penguin Who Just Wanted to Dance" features young performers ages 7-8 on the BAAY stage. This 40-minute play is fun for the whole family! Original script and direction by Lisa Markowitz. Costumes by BAAY design student...

Robin Hood (2018)

We’ve got another round of Pixie performances for you this week! BAAY’s 2018 production of “Robin Hood” features two different casts of students ages 5-8 in a classic tale of revolutionaries righting unjust laws. Directed by Renata Gutierrez and choreographed by Lisa...

A Light in the Attic (2020)

BAAY Pixie Theatre proudly presents "A Light in the Attic." This digital performance features students ages 7-8 and is designed especially for the screen! This show brings the poems of Shel Silverstein to life, and is full of quirky characters, fun dances, and lots of...

Be Our Guest Fundraiser Showcase (2020)

It's hard to believe this happened one year ago! BAAY Theatre students performed excerpts from Honk, Matilda, Pippin, and Beauty and the Beast at the Sylvia Center’s Lucas Hicks Theater in February 2020. Check out the Be Our Guest fundraiser showcase for a delightful...

Dance Company: Throwback Thursday (2019)

It's the 2019 Dance Company spring showcase! "Throwback Thursday" is a compilation of revamped dance numbers performed by BAAY students over the years. This latest group of dancers ages 9-16 took to the stage in a variety of styles from lyrical to jazz to musical...

Where the Sidewalk Ends (2017)

We've got another Pixie treat for you this week! BAAY's 2017 Pixies production of "Where the Sidewalk Ends" features students ages 5-8 in a whimsical adventure inspired by the poetry of Shel Silverstein. Written and directed by Lisa Markowitz. Watch Cast One | Watch...

The Frog Prince (2014)

Check out this zany BAAY Pixie Theatre production! "The Frog Prince" is a magic tale of frogs, princesses, buttermilk biscuit mountains, and more. Watch as students ages 5-8 sing, dance, and act their way through a show that guarantees fun for the whole family!...

One Acts (2020)

Watch the digital premiere here Friday, December 18 at 7:00pm PST BAAY presents a selection of one act plays from Different, written by Michael Wallace and directed by Carly Williams. This digital performance features BAAY senior students ages 13-17. “Branches” is a...

Stage Combat Showcase (2020)

BAAY students choreographed their own scenes in the summer Advanced Stage Combat class. Instructor Carly Williams mentored each student to help bring their creative visions to life. They performed in each others' scenes and we are excited...

Dance Company: Electric Zombies (2020)

It's Halloween in November! Our show of the week is the "Electronic Zombies" digital showcase, featuring Junior and Senior BAAY Dance Company performers. We hope you enjoy this spooky showcase! Choreographed, directed, and edited by Lisa...

Green Eggs and Ham (2020)

BAAY Pixie Theatre proudly presents the Seuss classic, "Green Eggs and Ham." The digital performance features students ages 5-8 and is designed especially for the screen! This unique show is full of wacky characters, fun dances, and tons...

Best of BAAY (2016)

This next year, BAAY is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Back in 2016, we celebrated 10 years with the Best of BAAY showcase. This special production features highlights from BAAY shows over those first 10 years. We hope you enjoy this dynamic compilation!

Jack and the Beanstalk (2012)

Written and directed by Lisa Markowitz, "Jack and the Beanstalk" is a whimsical play inspired by beans, which have always been a recipe for adventure. Performed by students ages 5-8 with singing, dancing, and acting for everyone! Watch performance here:

The Stinky Cheese Man (2020)

BAAY director Lisa Markowitz adapted the popular children's book, "The Stinky Cheese Man" in a whole new way during summer 2020, and the Pixies made a movie version!  Watch as these young performers bring the silly, wacky story to life through this...

Where the Sidewalk Chalk Ends (2020)

Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth proudly presents "Where the Sidewalk Chalk Ends" featuring Junior performers ages 9-12. This original show written, directed, and edited by Lisa Markowitz, was based on poems written by BAAY students during quarantine!...

Us and Them (2018)

Written by David Campton in 1982, Us and Them is especially relevant to today’s world. Watch BAAY's 2018 performance about two neighboring groups who arrive in the same space and build a wall to keep their communities separate. Directed by Ian Bivins, this story...

East of the Sun, West of the Moon (2020)

BAAY is committed to continuing to engage kids in the arts during this time! Show director Ian Bivins recently re-wrote and revived "East of the Sun & West of the Moon" with a cast of performers ages 9-12.  In the story, a playful adaptation of a classic Norwegian...

Glee (2011)

We're going back almost a decade for this show of the week! BAAY's 2011 "Glee" camp was directed by Mary Evans. The show was based on the TV series of the same name and created in collaboration with the student performers. Watch this performance

Dance Company: MELT (2018)

Experience this artistic labor of love brought to you by choreographer/director Lisa Markowitz and BAAY student dancers! Featuring a mix of dance styles, this performance visualizes Peter Gabriel's "Melt" album from start to finish. Watch as these young...

Creation Lab: Aces (2018)

A girl awakens with no memories at the center of a magical land of wide-ranging cultures and unstable monarchies, with a single vision to guide her: collect the four Aces. A full-length musical written and presented entirely by students aged 13-17 through the Creation...

Different: The One-Acts (2019)

BAAY senior students perform a series of short plays written by celebrated local playwright, Michael Wallace. Directed by Dana Crediford, the four one-act plays presented explore many topics faced by youth today, including peer pressure, bullying, sadness, and the...

MTV Camp (2017)

Watch as BAAY students recreate some of the most iconic music videos of MTV's heyday! There's acting, lip syncing, dancing, costumes, and LOTS of cardboard set pieces. Featuring hits by Devo, Madonna, Talking Heads, and more! Watch performance

Snoring Beauty (2016)

BAAY Pixie Theatre presents *Snoring Beauty*, a whimsical adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Original script written by program director Lisa Markowitz, performed by students ages 5-8. Singing, dancing, and acting for everyone! Watch performance

Something in the Stars (2020)

This original musical, written and produced at BAAY, is a journey about destiny, love, and courage on an early 20th-century steamship. BAAY's Creation Lab program for writing new musicals wrote an original show that was later performed by their peers ages 13-17. This...

East of the Sun & West of the Moon (2017)

This week, we're highlighting this playful adaptation of a classic Norwegian folk tale. In the story, a princess who has fallen on hard times must travel to a kingdom "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" to rescue her best friend from trolls. And coming up this...

The Land of Nod (2020)

BAAY is excited to share The Land of Nod featuring Pixie performers ages 5-8. These students had been rehearsing through the early months of 2020, but never got their moment on stage. Let's celebrate their efforts through BAAY's first-ever digital performance!...

At-Home Performances (2020)

This week we are featuring a playlist compilation of at-home performance videos by a few current and former BAAY students. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPPFPGB_fX80hnVBeG_zul6ykMsx-Aucs

Pixie Gnomes (2019)

BAAY Pixie Theatre presents Gnomes, an original play inspired by the small, red-capped denizens of the forest with an affinity for all animals. Original script written by Lisa Markowitz and costumes by Chrissy Nelson Ellsworth. Singing, dancing, and acting for...

The Snow Queen (2017)

Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale The Snow Queen comes to life on the BAAY stage! The story follows Gerda on her quest through forests, mountains, and hills to rescue her friend Kai from the evil Snow Queen. Directed by Lisa Markowitz and featuring original...

The Skylark (2016)

A civilization has achieved peace, once and for all. Meanwhile, rumors of ghosts seem oddly frequent. And an unexpected friendship threatens to change everything. The Skylark is an original musical by Steve Barnes, featuring a cast of 21 BAAY performers. Watch...

The Firebird (2019)

A long time ago, in a distant land far from here, lived a Tsar named Vyslav. After catching glimpses of a magical creature whose feathers light up the sky, Vyslav sends his three sons on a quest to find this bird, offering half his kingdom as a reward. Things aren’t...

The Stinky Cheese Man (2014)

Long-time BAAY director Lisa Markowitz adapted the popular children's book, The Stinky Cheese Man, for the stage. Watch as these young performers bring the fun, whacky story to life through song, dance, and overall silliness! Watch Performance