Performing Arts Center

Max Colley Jr. Performing Arts Center

Performing Arts Center

The Max Colley Jr. Performing Arts Center has been open since December 1998. In December of 2010 it was re-named as The Max Colley Jr. Performing Arts Center in honor of our retired Band director Max Colley Jr. for his endless dedication, love, and respect that he portrayed to the students and staff of Northview.

We from time to time rent out the Max Colley Jr Performing Arts Center for other activities. If you would like to get information concerning the availability, Please contact Michael Frank, Performing Arts Center Director, at (616) 365-6114 or email him at

Drama Club

The drama club presents 2-events per year, usually a play in the Fall and a musical in the Spring

Northview High School presents, Disney’s High School Musical

This is the story, told through musical theater and dance, of the captain of the basketball team and a female brainiac who break through high school social rules. They step out of their usual roles to audition for the high school musical. As the characters break down the school clique barriers they realize that the entire school is in this together.

Northview’s Drama Club will be performing “High School Musical” on March 22nd at 7:30pm and March 23rd at 2pm and 7:30pm at the Max Colley Jr. Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $6 for students and $10 for adults. Go to click here to get your tickets online. Tickets will also be on sale during lunches at the high school the week of the show.

As is our tradition, we invite our senior citizens to attend our Open Dress Rehearsal on March 21st for free. For more information contact Mr. Frank at (616)365-6114 or email


To get to the Performing Arts Center, continue past the high school on Hunsberger and go to Rahn Dr., turn left, go to the next drive on your left which will lead you towards the high school. You will see the Performing Arts Center and it’s parking lot directly in front of you.

Drama Club News

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Upcoming Events

Actor For An Evening

Last Year’s Event

Is your child a drama queen or king? Put those skills to good use. Sign your child up for Actor for an Evening. It’s a workshop designed for 2nd through 6th grade students. Your budding actor will play theater games, explore improvisation and learn about lighting and other aspects of theater.

It all takes place on Friday, January 18th, 2019 from 6:30-8:30p.m. at the Northview Performing Arts Center.

Instructors are Michael Frank (PAC Director), Pam Spring (past Highlands Play Director and past HS Musical Choreographer), and the NHS Drama Club students. The cost is $15 per student, payable to Northview Public Schools.

You can no longer register for this event.


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