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HW Project released for students and faculty

Sydney Fener February 9, 2021

The HW Project, a multimedia production including over 23 separate student works, premiered Jan. 22 on Vimeo in place of the regular fall play.   Upper School Performing Arts Technical Director and...

Students to act in “Into the Woods”

Sarah Reiff August 28, 2019

“[The musical] is able to tell an abundance of very important life morals in such a short amount of time.” - Alexandra du Manoir '21 The Performing Arts department plans to stage the musical “Into...

Play-ing for Progress

Annie Beckman March 1, 2019

Students performed a redesigned version of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Feb. 8-10 including LGBTQ characters. In directing the show, performing arts teacher Rees Pugh decided...

The men and women in black

Aaron Park November 29, 2016

The lights in Rugby theater dimmed, and the applauding crowd quieted in anticipation. "Turn the house off, please," Savannah Weinstock ’18 said, "standby six. Go six." From high above the stage, the...

Jack Nordstrom ’19, right, as Marius and Maya Hinkin ’18, left, as Cosette comfort Henry Platt ’17, middle, as he is dying. Photo by Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Vive la Révolution!

Josie Abugov November 29, 2016

After almost two months of preparation, the Upper School Performing Arts Department showcased four performances of Les Miserables on Nov. 3, 4, 5 and 6. The cast of 44 told a story of interconnected characters...

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