University School of Jackson


USJ’s theater program is both challenging and rewarding in its curriculum. Each year, Middle and Upper School students have the opportunity to perform in multiple productions. Whether a student is learning about the history of theater in the classroom or acting on stage, they will become well-rounded in all aspects of our program. As our students grow in their knowledge, they are then able to take advanced classes in which they are instructed on script analysis, scene study, and explore the relationship between visual elements such as design and directing.


Murde Mystery Dinner & Play 

This past winter, we had a great turn out for our dinner theater and we were asked to do it again.  In January 2020, we will put on the production of Clue.  Yes this is just like the movie and board game, and what makes it better is we will have a dinner before the Friday and Saturday night performance, January 10 & 11.  The last show on Sunday, January 12 will be performance only.  Stay tuned for cast list and ticket info.

Cheaters - Spring 2014

A Ripple in the Pond - Spring 2015

A Christmas Story - Fall 2015

Steel Magnolias - Spring 2016

Wake Up - Fall 2016

Snow White in the 70s - Spring 2017

The Branchman - Fall 2017

Pride & Prejudice - Spring 2018

Dracula - Fall 2018

The Great Gatsby - Spring 2019

Past Productions

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For More Information

Erica Davidson
Upper School Theater, Lower School Spanish

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