Orange Lutheran students carve out unique and individualized career paths as they create, learn, rehearse, and perform in our elegant 715-seat Alexandra Nechita Center for the Arts, one of the preeminent high school performing arts venues in the country named after internationally acclaimed Romanian American cubist painter and Orange Lutheran alumna. Our faculty and staff provide a unique means of student expression through award winning visual, vocal, instrumental, dance, and theatrical productions that capture their passions and emotions.
Programs and classroom experiences along with dedicated spaces for orchestra, choirs, small ensembles and stage actors focus on the development of intellectual and critical abilities to empower young artists of all disciplines. Orange Lutheran is renowned for its ability to prepare graduates for career and artistic success via master classes, mentorships, and guest performances.
"Students regularly share the stage with Grammy winners, Academy Award winning songwriters, and Broadway stars, ensuring a balanced curriculum of theory and practical experience from accomplished practitioners."
Open to all students, these award winning Broadway style productions extend Orange Lutheran’s commitment towards emphasizing personal exploration, insightful artistic expression, and powerful dramatic performance.
Focused on developing strong acting technique and offering multiple performance opportunities, Drama offers a range of courses providing dynamic training in many styles of acting, both stage and screen as well as directing and script writing.
A wide range of rewarding ensemble performing experiences are available within three curricular choirs and three after school small ensembles including Honors Choir, Honors Women’s Chorus, Concert Choir, Vocal Jazz, Bel Canto, and Men’s Ensemble.
Advanced Dance students focus on enhancing existing dance technique in ballet, jazz, character, and hip-hop styles through ensemble and solo performances. Classroom experiences include master classes, guest lectures, and featured performances in three major concerts.
Dedicated to providing young musicians with a vibrant performance experience, Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra, Jazz band, and Percussion Ensemble create environments for developing instrumental technique, music appreciation, and artistic camaraderie.
The Visual & Media Arts program at Orange Lutheran encourages all students to cultivate their God-given creativity and express themselves through traditional and digital media including drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography and design.
Students experience first-hand the power of using their musical gifts to create, develop and lead worship on campus and in the community while growing their musical, spiritual, and communication skills.
Founded in 1973, Orange Lutheran High School is a comprehensive private Christian co-educational college preparatory high school, grades 9-12, that exists to help students internalize the gospel message of salvation in Christ Jesus. The culture and climate of Orange Lutheran are based on caring relationships that strengthen our community as a Lancer Family. High standards of excellence coupled with a warm, energetic atmosphere create a safe, nurturing environment where students can thrive, as they discover and develop their unique gifts, talents, and passions.