News Category: Arts

Transforming Landscapes

For award-winning artist Daniela Rivera, speaking about her work in front of the school community on October 2 was familiar and a bit frightening. Back in 2007, she was a Middlesex faculty member who taught visual art and, she recalled, likely made a nervous assembly announcement or two in the Old Wood Theatre. Having moved on in 2008 to accept…

Spring Awakening

After a year of cancelled or online productions, Middlesex was excited to see live performances return to the Kaye Theatre on May 21-22, 2021. Set in late 19th century Germany, but with an alternative rock and roll score, Spring Awakening examines the fraught world of adolescents coming of age. Though the original play was written in 1890, the many issues it…

The Big Eleven Fills the Screen

When the School’s gleaming, state-of-the art Kaye Theatre had to remain empty last fall – not usable given State restrictions on physical distancing and the size of indoor gatherings – Middlesex’s Performing Arts Department responded accordingly: Instead of staging one production in person, two would be presented online in the first semester. Director of Technical Theatre and Design Ryan DuBray…

The Ishibashi Gallery Presents: “MX Fam: My Voice. My Power.”

Middlesex School’s Ishibashi Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of MX Fam: My Voice. My Power. The exhibition is a rare departure from Ishibashi Gallery’s traditional programming, as it highlights student work in the form of fifty-nine photographic portraits taken by current Middlesex junior, Andrew Harris. Harris is an emerging photographer, whose work recently won the New York Times’…

Ishibashi Gallery Presents: Logan Dandridge

LOGAN DANDRIDGE: AND WHEN THEY DANCED SEEING DIDN’T HELP THEM KEEP TIME Exhibition on view December 20, 2019-January 31, 2020 Reception with the Artist: Friday, February 21, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm Gallery open by appointment Contact: Stacey McCarthy ([email protected]) Middlesex School’s Ishibashi Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Logan Dandridge: And When They Danced Seeing Didn’t Help Them Keep Time.…

Annual Winter Concert Rings in the Holidays

With the campus blanketed in snow, and the Chapel decked with greenery, the setting for the annual Holiday Concert was perfect for the occasion on December 7 and 8, 2019. Performing jazz interpretations and traditional songs celebrating Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa, 137 Middlesex musicians – students, faculty, and staff – filled the space with beautiful sound, under the direction of…

Middlesex Theatre Presents: She Kills Monsters

On November 16th and 17th, the Middlesex Theatre Department regaled audiences with comedic and action-packed performances about Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s…