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Performing Arts

For details on each faculty, please click on a name. A picture-board directory for the department can be found here.

Garmon Ashby, Performing Arts Department Chair
Jay Berckley, Dean of Arts and Innovation
George Brock, Theatre Coordinator
Kristina Burgess, Dance Coordinator
Grant Gould, Music Program Coordinator
Pat Crowe
Peter Hutcheson
Karen Pfeifer '05
Paul Revaz

The Performing Arts Department provides students with the knowledge and practical experience that is vital to their development in a performance art. Working with teachers who are trained professionals, our students acquire the aesthetic, expressive, and technical skills that allow them to feel comfortable and confident in front of an audience. The department is organized into three programs: Theatre, Music, and Dance. While our offerings are diverse, they all teach students how to experiment, evolve and communicate in ways that are an inherent part of the creative process.

THE LATEST

Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 6:00pm, links to:

STUDENT-CHOREOGRAPHED DANCE CONCERT


Focus Forward


STUDENT DIRECTED ONE ACT PLAYS


The Actor's Nightmare


Everybody Hates This Place


STUDENT DIRECTED DANCE CONCERT
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Cast:Kendall Aldstadt, Ruby Arnold, Paris Bailey, Grace Beasley, Lydia Berckley, Sophia Black, Kendall Blalock, Frieda Borden, Bella Bourlon, Elizabeth Cabes, Gianni Cavitt, Armani Cavitt, Quinn Charlton, Angelina Ciaravino, Gianna Ciaravino, Raigan Clay, Elena Cokinos, Lawrence Cook, Sydney Cooper, Caterina Cruces, Kristin Davis, Gwendalyn Diaz, Avery Edens, Peyton Edens, Emma Eidman, Margaret Ellison, Olivia Frankfort, Morgan Garrett, Colby Gay, Daisy Hall, Hayden Hanslik, Amber Symone Harrell, Avery Harrison, Mallette Havens, Lila Henningsen, Samantha Ho, Randall Holstead, Lulu Jones, Emily Keenan, Charlotte Kinzel, Nora Lawless, Meredeth Lium, Olive Martin, Cori McBean, Lindsey McNear, Zoe Meshberger, Caylon Mike, Caroline Miller, Annelise Miller, Mia Mithoff, Sophia Neylon, Aileen Paredes, Lauren Pearson, Mattie Pincu, Payton Smith, Shelby Thierry, Eliza Thompson, Katherine Thompson, Angelica Vella, Olivia Wang, Natalie Wayne, Lizzy Weeden, Chase Woodard

Thank You!

Karen Pfeifer, Robin Owens, Mary Catherine Holliday,Peter Hutcheson, and Paul Revaz, for their unending support!

Dance Angels:
Catherine Hanslik & Jill Cokinos

And thank you to all others:
parents/faculty/dancers who contribute time, patience, and help in making the dance department run smoothly and help produce the best dancers EHS can create.


STUDENT DIRECTED ONE ACT PLAYS

The Actor's Nightmare

By Christopher Durang
Directed by:River Reinertsen-Forehand ‘21

Cast:
George Spelvin - David Andrews 22'
Sarah Siddons - Julia Zichy 22'
Ellen Terry - Addie Elmer 21'
Henry Irving - Braden Guthrie 21'
Meg the Stage Manager - Taylor Schugart 22'
The Executioner - William Taylor 23'
Stage Managers:
Paige Naughton and Will Clingman



Everybody Hates This Place

By Adam Richter
Directed by:Emma Walker ‘20

Cast:
Marissa- Jackie Canfield
W.C. McHenry - Zoe Doyle
Evan- Price Palmer
Barista- Bella Marquez
Customer- Sara Faulconer
Stage managers:
Connor Smith & Austin Reppert





ALL THE FOLLOWING MAJOR SPRING EVENTS CANCELLED:

Performing Arts


SPRING 2020 SEASON MAJOR EVENTS

THEATRE
Tuck Everlasting
February 28 – 29, 7pm; March 1, 3pm: Underwood Theatre

DANCE:
Student Choreographed Dance Concert: CANCELLED
April 3 – 4, 7pm: Underwood Theatre

MASTERWORKS CHORAL CONCERT:
Sān Gloria (van Dijk); Organ Solo Mass (Mozart): CANCELLED
April 16, 6pm: Benitez Chapel

THEATRE:
Student Directed One Act Plays (ONLINE: SEE ARTS CALENDAR FOR UPDATES)
April 23 – 24, 7pm: Underwood Theatre

MUSIC:
Spring Concert: CANCELLED
April 28, 6pm: Underwood Theatre


FALL 2019 SEASON MAJOR EVENTS

THEATRE
The Man Who Came to Dinner (by Kaufman & Hart)
September 27 – 28, 7pm; 29, 3pm : Underwood Theatre
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MUSIC
Hauntcert!
October 29, 6pm: Underwood Theatre

DANCE
Faculty & Guest Choreographed Dance Concert
November 15 – 16, 7pm: Underwood Theatre

THEATRE
King Charles III (by Mike Bartlett)
December 6 – 7, 7pm; 8, 3pm: Underwood Theatre

CHAPEL & MUSIC
Advent Chapel & Community Advent Chapel
December 10 – 11, 6pm: Benitez Chapel