Touring Company Performs “Welcome to the Rock”

Each year students in Honors Theatre 3 and 4 are members of ESJ’s Touring Company.  Touring Company is taught by Taylor Horne ’00, Performing Arts Department Chair and Upper School Theatre Chair, along with Jono Hustis, Middle School Theatre Director, Dawn Morrow, Director of Dance, and Anthony Felton, Accompanist and Music Instructor. Part of Touring Company’s…

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Fine Arts 2021-2022: Deeply Rooted and Overflowing

By Katie Black-Bowling ’95 Director of Fine Arts Each year in the Fine Arts department, we choose a theme based on Scripture that grounds us as artists and educators toward unified creative expression. Within the framework of the arts, we are extremely diverse in our mediums of expression. A potter and an actor seem to…

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Music Program Expands on All Three Campuses

With the addition of several new faculty and programs for the 2021-2022 school year, Episcopal’s music program is expanding across all three campuses. Tuesday and Thursday Morning Music at the Lower School campuses is now available to elementary students as part of the fine arts curriculum. On the Beaches Campus, in addition to regular music…

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Plaque Honoring Sally Deming Installed in Theatre

In 2019 hundreds of beloved Sally Deming’s former students and their parents contributed to The Sunshine Project, an effort to upgrade sound and lighting in the Munnerlyn Center Theatre and to dedicate it in Sally’s honor. COVID delayed the installation of the donor wall which represents the generosity of the donors and their love for…

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Fine Arts Award Recipients Spring 2021

Congratulations to the Munnerlyn Campus Fine Arts students who were recognized on Thursday, May 6, during a special event in the Munnerlyn. Award Recipient Excellence in Middle School Visual Art Jonathan Ritchie Honors in Ceramics Mimi Kurlas Honors in Draw Paint Print Ellie Reed Excellence in Middle School Performing Arts Ainsley Hunt Honors in Dance…

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Senior Art Show Juror Names Award Winners

The ESJ annual senior art show opened on April 22. Each year senior students in the AP visual arts programs exhibit a curated collection of their work. This juried show is the culmination of a senior visual arts students’ work. This year’s juror was Kally Malcom-Bjorklund, an Associate Professor of Art, Photography, University of North Florida.…

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Nine Seniors to Pursue Fine Arts in College

Congratulations to the nine members of the Class of 2021 who will pursue fine arts in college: Izzy Joy The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Photography BFA Ellie Reed Fashion Institute of Technology Fashion Design Caroline Mililon Belmont BFA production design Alivia Waters Southern Methodist University BFA Dance Amelia Barakat Sewanee Fellowship of…

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Honor Society Inductees for Fine Arts Spring 2021

Congratulations to the ESJ Fine Arts students who have been inducted into arts honor societies this spring. National Honor Society Student Dance Arts Sydney McGee Amelia Barakat Julia Polster TRI-M Hailey Fasbinder (Music) Ellie Spickelmier Lillian Shields Hailey Warwick Lily Zubero Maddie Weise Natalie Rabil Max Moorehead Lauren Holland Gabby Parker Kaleb DeLeon Andrew Velarde…

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Theater Students Take on Costume Design

This week students in Mrs. Donald’s theater class took on costume design and are learning the process of designing the costumes for a production, making sure they match the style and director’s vision for the piece, as well as being practical for the performer.  Costumes bring visual interest to a play and help set the…

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AP Portfolio Spotlight: Margaux Forsbrand ’21

A.P Draw, Paint, Print Senior Spotlight Interview: Margaux Forsbrand ’21 The AP Drawing Portfolio is an intensive course, requiring students to produce art at the college level. Students compile a portfolio of 15-20 original artworks demonstrating mastery in composition, technique, and concept. They pursue the “why” behind their own artistic process and participate in weekly…

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