Arts & the Studio at Sage Hill

Arts Curriculum

Our comprehensive arts program celebrates the natural artist in each of our students.

Ninth Grade Experience
All ninth grade students take an Arts Survey course that serves as a gateway to discovery, exposing freshmen to theater, dance, ceramics, choral music, instrumental music, and visual art.

Throughout their four years at Sage Hill, students may choose from a broad selection of arts courses and co-curricular activities to further develop their artistic abilities. Students are given many opportunities to exhibit, perform, and share their creativity with the community.

Visual Arts
Our visual arts curriculum includes courses in fine and digital arts, from introductory courses to AP Studio Art, as well as numerous opportunities to display student work.

Performing Arts
The performing arts curriculum focuses on both theory and practice, and includes courses in dance, theater, choir, instrumental performance, and AP Music Theory. Membership in the Dance Ensemble and Sage Hill Singers is by audition only and includes winter and spring performances.

All students may also participate in any of three co-curricular theater performances each year: a musical, a play, and our spring One Acts Festival.

In addition to scheduled performances, students regularly perform at school events such as the Multicultural Fair, Town Meetings and Spring Celebration.

The Black Box Theater
Our 30,000 square foot Studio at Sage Hill offers dedicated space for fine and performing arts, including our acoustically advanced Black Box theater.

The Studio also serves as a venue for community arts exhibitions and performances, workshops, lectures and exhibitions, as well as master classes that enhance and enrich the Sage Hill arts curriculum.

Professional Artists and Performers Teach and Share Their Experiences
In addition to student performances and exhibitions, the Studio welcomes professionals to share their talents, craft, and insights with our school and the community.

Our co-production series give students unique opportunities to work with professionals in performances and master classes. Additional Studio events include a variety of films, lectures, and presentations of interest to the community.
Directed by Sage Hill theater teacher Mary Robinson and performed by a cast of Sage Hill students, Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy based on the smash hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith.

Performances will be held in the Black Box Theater in the Studio at Sage Hill on:
  • Thursday, Feb. 2 @ 7 PM
  • Friday, Feb. 3 @ 7 PM
  • Saturday, Feb. 4 @ 2 PM & 7 PM
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Featuring original music by Tony and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (his credits include: Disney’s Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Enchanted), dazzling dance routines and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, Sister Act is the funniest and funkiest musical around.

Sister Act tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody, she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found -- a convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of the convent’s Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music.


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