Darlington School: Middle Grades Arts
 

Arts in the Middle Grades

Finding your vision and your voice.

Darlington's middle grades arts program is all about creative exploration while offering a vareity of opportunities to hone and refine your skills, talents, and unique creative voice.

 

Visual Arts

Explorations in different mediums such as painting, drawing, collage, fiber, paint, and pottery immerse children in the power of their own creativity. Students are taught within a sequential program that is adapted to support each individual’s developmental skills. Advanced Art opportunities are available for exceptionally dedicated and talented students.

 

 

Photography

Expand your graphic communication skills in our middle grades photography class, where you'll learn about equipment, composition, lighting and photo editing.

 

 

Performing Arts

Middle school students participate in competitive and educational choral, instrumental and theater ensembles with performance opportunities throughout the year. Choose from Middle School Chorus, Concert Band, Jazz Band and String Orchestra. A formal theater course, taught by the Upper School theater director in the Zelle Black Box Theatre, connects middle and high school performers in a creative way. Each spring, students can also participate in the Thatcher Hall Musical.

 

 

Arts Academy

The Arts Academy allows you to get serious about your arts education while preparing for competitive auditions with personalized one-on-one instruction and challenging performance opportunities.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
Meet Parker, Kate, and Ryland

Parker, Kate, and Ryland Scott ('23) have been at Darlington since kindergarten and even though they're triplets have very unique interests. Hear all about middle school from their perspective and learn more about the arts, athletics, and makerspace.

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