Upper School Arts Program

Catlin Gabel offers a robust selection of performing and visual arts courses for Upper School students with approximately 25 different classes available each academic year. Students must complete 4 semesters.

Within the performing arts, there are yearlong music and singing groups as well semester-based acting, dance, music recording, and podcasting classes. Some classes, including honors, are limited to certain grades, require auditions or prerequisites. Within the visual arts, most classes are semester based, with options in sewing, drawing, photography, and woodworking. Ceramics is a yearlong program. 

Music: Chamber Music, Choir, Jazz Band, Rock Band; Recording and Production; Native American Flute; Music: Social Commentary.

Theater: Acting, Improvisational Theater, Players Troupe; Musical Theater: Dance Intensive, Technical Theater; Costume Design, Fashion Design.

Visual Arts: Drawing, Design Studio, Honors Portfolio; Ceramics, Woodworking; Sewing, Jewelry; Interactive Multimedia, Podcasting, Photography, Video Production.

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