Electives Troups

2018-2019 Electives & Troupes Information

Students in grades 2-5 have an opportunity to audition for a BG Troupe on Sept. 21st. Troupes are for students who have a strong interest in one area of the arts and would like to work toward high-level performance throughout the year. Troupes and electives meet one day out of six from 3:05-3:50.

Troupes offered are Choir, Dance, Drama, Visual Arts, Media Arts (grades 4 & 5 only), and BG LEADS (grades 4 & 5 only). Audition information will go home with students and can be found in the Peach Jar beginning Sept. 12th.  

To audition for a Troupe, students must return the audition sheet by Sept. 18th.

Troupes and Electives will begin the first week in October.


·        Are for students in grades 2-5.

·        Meet one day of the 6-day cycle for 45 minutes.

·        Meet year-long.

·        Meet with art specialists.

·        Have performances the evenings of Dec. 13 &14, and May 9th & 10th.

 ·        Are by audition.


·        Are for students in grades 1-5.

·        Meet one day of the 6-day cycle for 45 minutes

·        Meet for two 6-week sessions.

·        Meet with classroom teachers.

·        End with a showcase during school.

·        Are by student choice/classroom sign-up.

School Info

Birch Grove Elementary School for the Arts
4690 Brookdale Drive
Brooklyn Park MN  55443

School Hours
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Office Hours
8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Phone & Fax

School Office
763-561-1374, ext. 1

General Fax 

School Leadership

Dr. Ronald Salazar

Assistant Principal
Keisha Davis