Saint Mary’s School invites you to explore and develop your creative talents in music, dance, theatre and the visual arts.

Whether you’re bound for art school or just like to doodle, want to become a professional singer or just enjoy singing in the shower, hope to dance on Broadway or just turn a move at the prom, you’ll find classes that challenge and teachers who inspire.

Artistic pursuits may be motivated by curiosity, passion or an already developed discipline. No matter what your talent and goals, dedicated Saint Mary's teachers accommodate your level of skill and ambition and help you move forward.

Whether you are an artist, an actor, a dancer or a musician, visual and performing arts instructors strive to

  • Build your self-confidence by grounding you in your chosen discipline
  • Empower you to grow into a thoughtful, expressive adult
  • Teach you the appropriate level of skill to a degree that pride in creative outcome is a given
  • Motivate you and teach to your individual goals and learning style
  • Instill in you a fundamental appreciation of our rich cultural arts heritage
  • Encourage you to preserve and support the arts in your own community

Orchesis Dance Theatre presents its fall concerts in Pittman Auditorium on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. All are welcome and are invited to a special "Nutcracker Sweets" reception in Smedes-Emory Parlor following Friday night's performance. Don't miss this Saint Mary's holiday favorite!

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Don't miss this year's fall play: Women in White - a thrilling mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat! Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. in Pittman. Tickets at the door for $5. Children under 10, Saint Mary's students, faculty and staff enjoy free admission.

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Arts Calendar

The video above highlights the many facets of the performing and visual arts at Saint Mary’s. Musical accompaniment provided by Saint Mary’s School Chorale in concert with Woodberry Forest School Chapel Choir and Consort.

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