Lee High School houses a comprehensive theater department. Theater Performance students focus on acting and performing, Theater students produce several theatrical works a year, with focus on a one-act play, spring musical, a monologue showcase, and a main stage production. They are also encouraged to work with the many groups that use the facilities during the year. This allows them to work with professionals and builds their resumes as they prepare for college.
Chris Carter graduated from Lee High School in 2002. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was awarded a graduate assistant-ship, and the William E. Wilson educator award, through the Southeastern Theatre Convention to attend the University of Memphis, and earned his Masters of Fine Arts in Theatre with a specialty in Directing. Chris is a member of the Actors Equity Association, as well as a recommended actor combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors- holding certificates in unarmed, knife, rapier and dagger, broadsword, sword and shield, single sword, and small sword. Former acting credits include the National and International Tours of Warner Brother's "Scooby Doo, Live in Stagefright!" as well as northeast regional productions of "Phantom," "Oklahoma!" And "Chicago." Chris has been involved in public education for over a decade, and received his teaching certificate while working at Winter Park High School in Winter Park, Florida. Chris is excited to be home working at his Alma Mater, and looks forward to continuing the trend of excellence in the arts with the Creative and Performing Arts Magnet.