• Q: When are auditions usually held?

    : Auditions usually take place during the months of October and November. Please see your school counselor or visit our website for more information.

    Q: Has anyone famous ever graduated from BAVPA?

     We are proud to claim many very successful alumnae, including Jessie L. Martin (Law & Order, RENT), Ani DiFranco (recording artist, founder of Righteous Babe Record label and "Babeville"), Claudine Ewing (WGRZ-TV), Pete Gallivan (WGRZ-TV), Stefan Mychajliw (former TV reporter for WGRZ/WKBW, former Public Relations Officer for BPS), Ramona Thomas-Reynolds (Principal of MLK Multicultural Institute), Jody Covington (Principal at Arts Academy), Carmen Intorre (percussionist/drummer, graduate of Juilliard School of Music), George Davis (current music teacher at Arts Academy), Nicole Jones (current dance teacher at Arts Academy), and many more.

     Q: Do you offer accelerated courses?

    Yes. Students invited for participation in our accelerated program take advanced studies beginning in grade 7. During 8th grade, accelerated student take honors level courses including Integrated Algebra and Living Environment.

     Q: What Kinds of Activities, Clubs, and Sports do you offer? 

    A:  Boys Athletics: Basketball, Tennis, Soccer, Bowling and More!

         Girls Athletics: Cheerleading, Tennis, Softball, Volleyball and More!

         Clubs: NHS, Junior NHS, Drama Club, Art Club, Student Ambassadors, Prom Committee, Science                    Olympiad, Jewelry Club, Spanish Club, Weather Bug, Yearbook, Student Council, Math League, History Club and More!