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Arts

Afternoon Arts Program Descriptions (2018-19)

Music | Experienced musicians can utilize their afternoons working on a variety of musical projects, at least one of which must be performed in an end- of-term recital. This program is open to experienced musicians with prior musical instruction who have previously demonstrated both passion and aptitude for advanced musical study/practice. Students must submit a proposal outlining their outcome goals and process. Space is limited; therefore students are accepted by the quality of their proposals and their level of experience. Approval from Mrs. Neiswender is required. This program is available all three terms. 
 
Recording Studio | Approved spring vocalists/instrumentalists will have an additional opportunity to record and mix their performance during the spring term. Students will be taught how to record and engineer recording sessions by using Logic and School recording equipment. Recording Studio students will also be required to perform in the Spring Afternoon Arts Recital.
 
Studio Art | Experienced artists can utilize their afternoons working on a variety of projects, which must be displayed in an end of term exhibit. This program is open to experienced artists with prior instruction in studio art who have either taken studio at Hill, or who possess a portfolio greater than or equal to that which is produced after completing Studio Art 2 . Students must submit a proposal outlining their outcome goals and process, as well as submit a portfolio for review. Space is limited; therefore students are accepted by the quality of their proposals and experience level. Students will be required to participate in an end-of-term exhibition. This program is available all three terms. Approval from Mrs. Nelson is required. 

Theatre The Theatre Program presents a theatre production each term of each school year. In the fall term, the Theatre Program presents a non-musical or musical cabaret depending on the needs of the program and the interests of those involved. During the winter term, the Theatre cooperates with the Music Program to produce a musical theatre piece. In the spring, the Theatre Program alternates between producing a children’s play or a non-musical adult production. Each of these efforts is designed to provide students in the Program with a variety of acting and production styles so as to create a well-rounded theatre program. This program is available all three terms.

Theatre Tech Students involved in the Theatre Tech program will provide the technical support for the theatre program which includes but not limited to: set design and construction, sound and lighting, prop procurement and development. The Theatre Tech Program provides a safe and educational environment for students interested in the technical aspect of the theatre. This program is available all three terms. 
 
Robotics The Hill School’s underwater robotics team creates Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), Students will design and build an ROV that will simulate missions in some marine environment. We need designers, electronics experts, pilots, problem-solvers, creative types for this effort. A passion for any of oceanography, nautical engineering, electricity, mechanics, remote sensing, the environment, and a passion for having fun are all welcome. This very hands-on competition requires students to build state of the art ROVs that will compete to complete specific and complex mission tasks in a variety of human endeavors. This program is available during the winter and spring terms.


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