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• Blair Academy Singers recently
• Blair’s dance courses and two studios
completed performance tours in Italy
give students the opportunity to learn and
and Eastern Europe.
explore the various techniques of ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical and ethnic forms.
• Students can participate as a member of various a cappella groups, including
• The Video Production Program has
The Tweeds (coed), The Dames (female)
been in continuous existence since 1999
and Doo-Wop (faculty/student).
under the tutelage of former actress and director, Judith Kahan. Steven Kampmann,
• The instrumental music department boasts an orchestra (with Royal College
director and screenwriter, teaches screenwriting at Blair.
of Music violinists and cellists), a jazz band and a full slate of private lesson instructors
• Blair features a new art opening each
for every instrument. The string orchestra
month in the Romano Art Gallery. Two
performed in Eastern Europe in 2008.
particularly popular art shows are the faculty art exhibition and the student
• Students can direct, write, perform
and manage the stage and lighting of Blair’s major theatrical productions
• AP courses are offered in Music Theory,
in any one of our three theatres,
Art Portfolio and Art History (which
the main performance stage, black box
includes a spring break excursion to
theatre and outdoor theatre.
Europe each year).
• Blair Academy Players have received
• Additional Fine Arts electives include
numerous FREDDY© Award nominations
Drawing, Painting, Graphic Design and
by the State Theatre in Easton,
Printmaking, Architecture, Photography,
Pa. in recognition of exceptional
Ceramics and Sculpture.
accomplishments in the production and performance of musical theater.
• Popular destinations for graduates
Todd Lewis ’08, a recipient of a Morehead
pursuing the arts include NYU-Tisch,
Scholarship from UNC, won a Freddy for
Parsons School of Design, Rhode Island
Best Ensemble Member in 2008.
School of Design and Cal Arts.
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Whether a budding artist, passionate musician or experienced
th e Art s faciliti e s at Bl air Ac ad e my> • Digital Vid e o L abor atory • Photogr aphy Dark Room • Archit e ctur e Studio
actor, Fine and Performing Arts
• Various Painting/
students at Blair cultivate their
• C e r amics Studio
Dr awing Studios
• Archit e ctur e Studio
artistic talents with the help of
• Bl ack Box Th e atr e
their peers and devoted teachers.
• Armstrong-Hipkins Main Stag e
• Outdoor Th e atr e
Each Blair student shares his or her
creative arts experience with the Blair community through the classroom, gallery exhibits, performances and extracurricular pursuits.
Pr actic e Rooms
• Two Danc e /Yoga Studios Full d e scriptions availabl e onlin e at www.blair.e du
“I never thought I could be where I am today, embracing abstraction and realism while coming into my own as an artist. Less dependent on elementary skills, I now push the boundaries of my sight.” Tiffany, junior