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Theatre has the capacity to be the greatest of all art forms because it is all art forms. Each student is guided towards becoming their own type of process driven, collaborative artist. An artist built upon the foundations of compassion, hard work, and the importance of community. True success in theatre is not found in the credit or the recognition, it’s found in the joy of a group of people coming together, learning from one another, solving a problem, and showing the audience who they are.
Tyler grimes, theatre teacher

Whether you prefer backstage or centerstage, Oxbridge Academy offers a wonderful opportunity for students to develop their talents in a creative and supportive environment. Students are involved in all aspects of school productions, from acting to assisting with costumes, sets, lighting, music, and sound. The Oxbridge Theatre Department provides students with a personalized academic environment that emphasizes real-world professional partnerships, collaboration, and diversity. Oxbridge Academy theatre department is a member of the International Thespian Society, Artists for a Cause, and the Kravis Center Critic Program (student participants).

 

Tyler Grimes, Theatre Teacher 
Education: Bachelor’s degree in educational theatre from New York University with a minor in dramatic literature and Shakespeare
Distinguishing Honors: Mr. Grimes is a multidisciplinary theatre artist and educator from South Florida. He has traveled the world writing original musicals with the Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts, done teaching artist work at several educational institutions in New York City, and taught theatre in the classroom at schools throughout South Florida. As an award-winning playwright, his work has been produced at theatres around the country. Most recently, he was seen on stage in the Main Street Players production of “True West.” Since 2016, Mr. Grimes has served as the Co-Chair of District 13 Thespians, responsible for attending state board meetings, organizing district individual events, and one-act festivals. He is also a Steering Committee member for the South Florida chapter of the international Cappies student theatre critic program.