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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