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...

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...

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...