One of NYC’s High Schools has had its own original film, then a remake, a TV series and a Broadway show asspociated with it. Consequently it has a glamorous aura attached to everything it does. And one of those things is a highly regarded annual school musical which is closely watched for glimpses of the stars of tomorrow.
The school is located in the Lincoln Square district of the Upper West Side. The High School is the Fiorello H LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts, usually just called LaGuardia Arts.
As well as a full academic load students pick a major (studio) among dance, drama, art, vocal music, instrumental music and technical theater. Students must audition for dance, drama, instrumental music and vocal music and provide portfolios for art and technical theater. Admission is highly selective and competitive and there is a 100% graduation from LaGuardia High and 93% college enroillment. The school is listed among the top 10 High schools in the City.
Of course the school has a glittering array alumni. Among actors Laurence Fishburne, Sarah Michelle Geller, Jennifer Aniston, Ellen Barkin and Wesley Snipes. among singers both Liza Minellui and Nicki M