What's Happening in the Arts

Read below to learn about news and current projects happening in the arts at Steward.



The show flies off the page and onto the stage on Oct. 24.


2019-20 Theatre Season Brings Classic Novels to the Stage

Production schedule includes two musicals.


A Story of Acceptance and Self-Discovery

Musical retelling of “The Ugly Duckling” includes students of all ages.


Winter Play Opens Just in Time for Valentine's Day

Play Director Craig Smith Says the Show “Breaks Theatre Norms”.


Steward Celebrates Launch of Fine Arts Hall of Fame

Seven distinguished alumni and retired faculty honored.


Fall Musical Showcases High School Edition of Chicago

The longest-running American musical in Broadway history is coming to the Lora M. Robins Theatre Oct. 18-20.


October Arts Highlights

Get to know Lower, Middle, and Upper School music teacher Heidi Taylor.


September Arts Highlights

Get to know junior Sonali Sanjay, technical theatre teacher Ryan Gallagher, and art teacher Sejal Vaywala.


May Arts Highlights

Learn about our first arts signing ceremony for seniors and get to know Samson Trinh.


March Arts Highlights

Get to know theatre teacher Susan Sanford and theatre student Evan Dymon.


February Arts Highlights

See photos from this month's Winter Jazz Jam concert and the winter play!


January Arts Highlights

Get to know Middle and Upper School instrumental music teacher and band director John McAlister.


Theatre Students Found Inaugural International Thespian Society

Led by theatre teacher Craig Smith, 15 Upper School theatre students comprise Steward’s first ITS.

December 2017

December Arts Highlights

Read about the accomplishments of five chorus students, plan a visit to the new Middle School art display, and get to know visual arts teacher Cindy Grissom and senior Morgan King.

November 2017

November Arts Highlights

Learn more about visual arts teacher Lynn Zinder and grade 9 choral student Laya Koder.


Spanish Students Create "Day of the Dead" Kites

Middle School Spanish classes study how Guatemalans celebrate the Day of the Dead.


Fall Play Presents Compelling Coming-of-Age Story

Come see the first mainstage production of the year, “Look Homeward, Angel,” October 19-21 in the Lora M. Robins Theatre.


Steward's First Ever Drumline to Perform at SpartaFest

Ninth-grade Harrison Gelber’s passion for percussion led him to form a student drumline at Steward.


Grade 4 Classes Collaborate to Write Original Play

Grade 4 students improvised, wrote their own theatrical retelling of the Jamestown settlers’ journey.

October 2017

October Arts Highlights

Learn more about music teacher Bonnie Anderson and grade 9 band student Harrison Gelber.





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