FOCUS Night at the Movies featuring student films and filmmakers will be held at 7:00 pm in the HPHS Auditorium on Friday, April 10. No tickets are required for this event and seating is general admission on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open at 6:30 pm.
April 14 - Opening Night Celebration
Opening Night celebration will take place in the HPHS Auditorium at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April 14. The evening will feature legendary jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis as well as performances by our HPHS Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra and Chorale. Between acts, a short video will be presented to celebrate the 25th Focus at Highland Park High School.
April 15 - Art Night
Art Night will be held from 6:30 -8:30 pm on Wednesday, April 15 in the HPHS Student Cafeteria and surrounding hallways. View and interact with local and national artists as well as our very own HPHS students. Exhibits will include woodturning, printmaking, digital projection, jewelry, body painting and much more. Each artist will have a demonstration or a hands-on activity for the public. Art Night is free and open to the public, for children and adults.
April 16 - Dance Night
Dance Night is scheduled for 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 16 in the HPHS Auditorium. Four of Chicago’s finest dance companies will grace the stage including Chicago Repertory Ballet, Giordano Dance Chicago, Hubbard Street 2, and Thodos Dance Chicago. Highland Park High School’s Collage dance troupe will also present a signature piece.
Daytime Workshops - April 15 - 17