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Sense and Sensibility

Kat Petty, 2024 Fall brings many delights, including pumpkin spice lattes and college football, but it is also bringing to Mount Vernon the theatre department’s spectacular fall mainstage, Sense and Sensibility! The MVAllstars are tackling Austen in this fun, contemporary version of the classic adapted for the stage by Kate… Read More »Sense and Sensibility

Hipsummers Nights Dream

The MV Allstars were invited to participate in the festival with their show “A Hipsummer Night’s Dream”, an original adaption of Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with a revised script set to hip-hop, R&B, disco, and jazz music.

Missoula Children’s Theatre, 2022

The Frog Prince Attention, G1-G5 families! Over the week of November 28 – December r, the Lower campus will welcome the Missoula Children’s Theater. In just one magical week, two teaching artists will hold auditions and rehearsals and help our students bring the story of ‘The Frog Prince to life… Read More »Missoula Children’s Theatre, 2022

MV heads to the Fringe

On Saturday, July 30th, sixteen students, actors, technicians, and their trio of directors will travel to London, then to Scotland for the world’s largest theatre festival, The Edinburgh Fringe, which has invited them to perform “A Hipsummer Night’s Dream” as part of the American High School Theatre Festival.

Art In Action Day

In Action Day: An Immersive Arts Experience at the Lower Campus This story was contributed by Amanda Lower, Lower School Performing Arts Instructor, 2-5; Art Design by 5th grader Hulya Inel On Friday, April 22 the Lower Campus was alive with Immersive Arts Experiences. During their regular connections block, the… Read More »Art In Action Day

2021-22 Theater Season Wraps for the Mount Vernon All Stars at the Thespys Awards Banquet

On Sunday, May 15, Middle and Upper School Thespians, arts faculty and parents gathered at the Upper Campus to celebrate the completion of a successful performing arts season, honor Mount Vernon’s Thespians and Jr. Thespians, and bid farewell to its seniors.  This year’s theme was Red Carpet/Met Gala, and the… Read More »2021-22 Theater Season Wraps for the Mount Vernon All Stars at the Thespys Awards Banquet

An Iliad

An Iliad

AN ILIAD is a modern-day retelling of Homer’s classic. Poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide in this captivating theatrical experience. The setting is simple: the empty theater. The time is now: the present moment. The lone figure onstage is a storyteller—possibly Homer, possibly one of the many bards who followed in his footsteps. He is fated to tell this story throughout history.

Addison Vogt

Student Spotlight: Addie Vogt

Mount Vernon 11th grader, Addie Vogt, first decided to get involved with theatre productions in 6th grade because she wanted to have more time socializing with friends, but before long, she quickly fell in love with theatre. She connected with the aspects of it that resonated with her past experiences… Read More »Student Spotlight: Addie Vogt