Performing Arts

The Performing Arts Department includes the Music, Theatre, and Dance programs. There are opportunities in each of these programs for students at all levels, from introductory to advanced. Many students explore several areas within this department.

Performing Arts News

  • On the Red Carpet

    Posted May 16, 2014

    Dramatic news: Two members of the faculty, Megan Schy Gleeson and David R. Gammons, have been nominated for the 2014 Elliot Norton Awards, which are Boston’s take on the Tonys.

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  • Rapper Le1f ’07 Attributes Motivation to CA Dance Company Director Richard Colton

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Khalif Diouf ’07, aka Le1f, made his television network debut on The Late Show with David Letterman on March 13, 2014. Le1f performed WUT from his new EP Hey that was released on March 11. Le1f was recently profiled in Vogue as New York’s hottest underground rapper. In his Vogue interview, Le1f attributes his motivation to perform to CA Dance Company Director Richard Colton.

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  • Fall Mainstage Performance: "Hairspray" Summary & Photos

    Posted December 10, 2013

    The Concord Academy Performing Arts Department proudly presented the Fall Mainstage Musical Production, Hairspray, to a packed house in the Concord Academy Performing Arts Center on November 15 & 16. Set in Baltimore during the American fight for civil rights in the early 1960s, Hairspray pulsates with the restlessness and energy of the times! Read more for a production summary and slideshow of pictures from the production.

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  • Examining the Theory of Relativity

    Posted February 17, 2011

    Alan Lightman, MIT professor and author of the novel Einstein's Dreams, taught a lesson on the theory of relativity to Concord Academy's "Arts in Collaboration: Off the Wall" class on Wednesday. Lightman methodically explained Einstein's theory, noting how groundbreaking and counterintuitive it was. "There's a lot that's happening in the universe that's beyond our sense of perception, and Einstein was one of the first to point that out," Lightman said. "He was willing to think about concepts that totally violate common sense."

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  • Department Requirements

    Posted October 12, 2006
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