Articles by: Sasha Bocek '19

Kate Newhouse ’18 amazes audience in the fall play, The Illusion.

Senior Priority in Casting? Choate Says No

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Age and seniority play a big part on Choate’s campus. As a result, underclassmen are often excluded from holding certain positions of greater responsibility, such as School President, prefect, and Assessment Team member. Many people seem to think that these same practices of seniority also apply to the casting ofRead More

Kimber’s artistic quilts are embedded with her personal family history.

Not Your Grandmother’s Quilt: Chawne Kimber’s Radical Knits

January 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

At a glance, the artwork currently displayed in the PMAC gallery looks like an assortment of quilts made by the worn but nimble fingers of an aging woman. However, upon closer scrutinization, anyone can see that these quilts are not your grandmother’s thick and flowery blankets, patched together lovingly toRead More

The work of Choate students involved in the Arts is on display in the Paul Mellon Arts Center gallery. The image by Joey Hong '19 (above) represents misconceptions of mental health issues.

Student art Celebrated In New PMAC Gallery Exhibit

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The students of Arts Concentration and special arts programs did not fail to entertain their eager peers and faculty members who came to the PMAC for an intimate gathering of the students’ gallery opening on Friday night after classes. The exhibit was fresh and full of thought-provoking artwork that wasRead More

New faculty, new classes, and new athletic offerings will enlarge Choate’s dance program this year.

Dancing to a New Rhythm

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In the past few years, Choate’s dance program has grown immensely. With each new year, the department has welcomed more and more changes. This year is no different; the advancements are expected to shift the program into a new direction of more strength and relevance. One of the biggest changesRead More

New Arts Concentration Members Announced

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every spring, a number of students are admitted into the ranks of Arts Concentration. Arts Con, as the program in known, is one of the seven selective signature programs on campus. As Choate’s website puts it, Arts Con is a “program intended for students who are passionate, disciplined and ableRead More

Students from the annual Spring Dance Concert perform “Sing! Sing! Sing!,” choreographed by ballet teacher CK Shelley Cook.

Annual Dance Concert Graces PMAC

April 14, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

Each and every spring, the annual Student Dance Concert is performed in the Paul Mellon Arts Center. It is the culmination of a year of hard work by the dance faculty and students, resulting in a two-hour production that goes on twice. This year, the concert featured 17 dances choreographedRead More

Cuni’s extensive display lies directly at the entrance of the library.

Selective Truth: A Shifting Art Display

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Rough sketches in notebooks dashed with various strokes, poems scrawled hastily on scraps of paper, and rocks of various shapes and sizes s are not what one typically expects to see in  an art exhibit. Art teacher Jessica Cuni’s newest piece, “Selective Truth: A Shifting Instillation” combines all three ofRead More