Theatre in a Pandemic? No Problem for These Students

Upper School and Middle School students displayed creativity, dedication, and determination in their respective cinematic renditions of “Crush” and “A Wrinkle in Time.” Both productions were filmed with the help of Upper School crew members and Joshua Miller, theatre technical director, and although rehearsals and filming were interrupted by quarantines and school-mandated moves to distance learning, the students persevered to deliver a finished product. Visit … Continue reading Theatre in a Pandemic? No Problem for These Students

2020-21 Theatrical Productions

The Middle School Players Present “A Wrinkle in Time” The Middle School production of “A Wrinkle in Time” by John Glore, which was filmed with multiple camera angles over the course of a weekend, will be available to view soon. Click here for the program, with full case and crew listing. The Upper School Thespians Present “Crush” – Trailer “Crush” was filmed on and off … Continue reading 2020-21 Theatrical Productions

The Arts Shine at USM

From earning gold medals at national awards to personifying a cheeseburger, USM students honed their creative expression through the visual and performing arts. ANYAH JACKSON ’20 NAMED NATIONAL GOLD MEDALIST Anyah Jackson ’20 (pictured below) won a national gold medal at the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for her submission in photography, titled “Will They Think He is Angry?” The piece won a Gold Key … Continue reading The Arts Shine at USM

Middle School Presents “Matilda the Musical”

Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s classic, “Matilda,” came to life on stage in November. Directed by Middle School Drama Teacher Katie Gonring, the performance was supported by a cast and crew of more than 70 students, as well as a pit orchestra of 11 student musicians. Here, Griffin Grebe ’24 (left) and Nora Markwald ’24 play Matilda’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood. For a complete list … Continue reading Middle School Presents “Matilda the Musical”

From Trash to Treasure

An eco-friendly sculpture, created last year out of 1,500 water bottles by USM students and teachers,has found a permanent home in Discovery World’s Freshwater Sustainability Lab. When Lower School and Middle School students and visual arts teachers created their eco-friendly water bottle sculpture during the 2018–19 school year, they never imagined it would be permanently installed anywhere. In fact, after its tour of various Milwaukee … Continue reading From Trash to Treasure