Visual & Performing Arts

Janet Velasquez Cela, Queens North Borough Arts Director

Professional Learning Opportunities in the Arts

Frank Sinatra High School for the Performing Arts

2021 Virtual Musical: "songs for a new world" by Jason Robert Brown

Frank Sinatra High School for the Performing Arts

Principal Gideon Frankel

The Musical Theatre Department

"songs for a new world" by Jason Robert Brown

Direction by Jamie Cacciola-Price

Music Direction by Heidi Best

Link to additional videos from the school

Queens Borough 2020 Art Festival

Now in its sixth year, the 2020 Queens Borough Arts Festival showcases performing and visual art work from students throughout the borough of Queens in grades PreK - 12. For the very first time, due to COVID-19, we have created a virtual festival to showcase the talents of our students in Queens districts 24-30 and 75.

Queens North Visual Art Gallery

"Moving Along", Emily Nye, Grade 8 J.H.S. 074 "Love From Queens", Raima Chowdhury, Grade 8 I.S. 227"New Yorkie City", Avery Tolipani, Grade 2  P.S. 049"Sundarata", Ishwari Bishundat, Grade 10 Frank Sinatra School of the Arts"It's Okay to Wear Ponytails", Rachelle Samame, Kindergarten P.S. 089"Sunlit Queens Bus Stop", Philip Dancel, Grade 7 MS 172"The View From the Window of My School", Kaylee Ramirez, Grade 5  PS 330"Mi Cultura", Cindy Cuanetl, Grade 12 HS for Arts and Business"My Corona", Jack Quispitupa Grade 1 P.S. 28"In the Cleft of the Rocks", Stephanie Garcia, Grade 4 P.S. 007"Be Kind", Angelina Leiria, Grade 4 P.S. 084"Rainbow", Abigail Gentles, Grade Pre-K P.S. 165"Party Time", Serina Lin, Grade 5  P.S. 020"The Mystery Eye", Jasmine Vargas, Grade 8 CASA MS"Feast" Deyvid Gonzalez, Grade 9 Pan American International HS"Mola de Gatos" Grade 12  John Bowne HS"Dove of Peace" Chloe Lee, Grade 2  P.S. 58"Korean Winter" Joclyn Jun, Grade 7 BELL Academy"Rainforest Entrance" Kexin Su, Grade 5 P.S. 173

A Virtual Performance Collaboration in Queens

William Cullen Bryant H.S. (QN) and Forest Hills H.S. (QS)