Brooklyn private independent school

Arts Events

Berkeley Carroll has a thriving visual and performing arts program in our Lower, Middle and Upper schools that includes drawing and painting, ceramics/sculpture, photography, film and video, choir, jazz ensemble, orchestra, wind ensemble, theater and much more.

Student work is highlighted in numerous performances and exhibitions throughout the year, such as the annual fourth grade play, music concerts, visual arts shows and Upper and Middle School plays and musicals.

Upcoming Events

MS Play: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Join us for the middle school play A Midsummer Night's Dream Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy.

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddles with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities, and transformations… what could possibly go wrong?

Run Time:
The Show runs ~60 mins 

Performance Times:
Show Dates are 4/21 7pm, 4/22 7pm, and 4/23 2pm


Important information regarding Covid protocols: In order to keep the community safe, we have tested the cast twice, and we won't be seating the first two rows to ensure social distancing. Audience MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED with proof at the door.

Recent Events

US Musical: Legally Blonde

A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances - this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal!


MS Play: Sospechoso: or In Space No One Can Hear You Sus
Premieres May 11th at 7pm

Sospechoso: or In Space No One Can Hear You Sus is based on the popular game Among Us. This choose your own adventure play written by Sam Jay Gold in collaboration with the middle school theater department takes audiences on an imagined journey inside the popular game. Audiences choose which characters to follow through the story, and vote on who they think the imposter is. Watch different scenes each time for a total of 120 different viewable stories. 


US Winter Jazz and Orchestra Concert (Virtual)

During the past months of remote-only and hybrid learning, our student musicians and faculty have gone beyond their usual dedication to their craft, displaying extraordinary resourcefulness to rehearse and practice together -- remotely at home, together outdoors on NYC rooftops, as well as in person in our socially-distanced Performance Space at Sterling Place, as you’ll see in this mini-concert.


MS Musical: Seussical Jr.

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

US Musical Cabaret: A Hint of Light
March 10-12 at 7pm

A digital musical cabaret featuring songs from musicals of the last 30 years.


MS Musical: The Show Must Go Online

When the Brushes With Greatness: The Dental Hygiene Musical is canceled, the entire drama program risks being lost forever. A group of spunky middle school students take to their computers to find a way to bring the show online. This playful musical by Jessica Penzias with music by Denver Casado and Lyrics by David Hudson is sure to leave a smile on your face!

If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask. 

US Play: June July August


At an all-girls summer camp in the Middle of Nowhere, Upstate New York, a group of teenage junior counselors spend three life-changing months together as they navigate the complexities of womanhood, social hierarchies, and the irreversible consequences of their actions when things get gravely out of hand. JUNE JULY AUGUST is an unflinching exploration of what it means to be a woman on the brink of adulthood and the bonds that are forged in the process.

US Play: The Hope Project (Virtual)

A group of high school students conduct interviews with folx across a divided America in the months leading up to the election to gauge the temperature of a country in crises; searching for hope in these tumultuous times. In the tradition of such professional theatrical works as The Laramie ProjectFires in the Mirror, and The Exonerated, The Berkeley Carroll Theater Department brings you a new collaboration with playwright and artivist Daniel K. Isaac.


Past Arts Events