Thornton’s Dramatic Arts have traditionally been regarded as a highly developed program bringing ambitious theater productions to the greater Saco community. The Dramatic Arts are built on a curricular, credit-granting program that includes courses in Theater Basics, Acting and Technical Theater.



Become A Friend of the Arts!

Thornton Academy’s Arts Department engages over 1,000 high school students every year. Funds from the Friends of the Arts help support the costs of running such an extraordinarily successful program.

• To donate to the Friends of the Arts, please use our online Make a Gift form.

 • To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please e-mail the Development Office at 


West Side Story
Behind-the-Scenes at Garland Auditorium
Past Performances
Interview With Camden Loeser '14