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The Fabulous Mustangs

By Emi Lutz 2024 The Fabulous Mustangs, now in its second year, is Mount Vernon Upper School’s Premier Performing group organized by Music Director Vann Thornton. The group is student-led by seniors Maggie Sims, Will Jackson, and Miller Woodall, with the members choosing songs and having input into the arrangements.… Read More »The Fabulous Mustangs

The Thespian Society:

Thriving at Mount Vernon By Kat Petty 2024 Mount Vernon is known for its global connectivity, and the theater department exemplifies this through its involvement with the International Thespian society. The International Thespian society, which was formed in 1929, is an international society meant to honor student achievement in theatre.… Read More »The Thespian Society:

Vernon Vocals 2022-23

Vernon Vocals is a club for students in G6-12 who love to sing. The group was formed 7 years ago by Emmy Schaeffer, a student who wanted to start a vocal group where students set the schedule, picked the songs, and made all the big decisions. Over the years, Vernon… Read More »Vernon Vocals 2022-23

Lower Campus Dance Team

Shay Jones is the Performance Dance Team Director, and Carrie Patrick is the Performance Dance Team Ballet Teacher. The team practices at the Upper Campus on Wednesday afternoons. Dance Team members: Returning this year: Julianna Duguid, Hadley Ryan Giardino, Ada Ibrahimbegovic and Addie Tabor. And our newest team members; Ava… Read More »Lower Campus Dance Team

Film Crew

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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

A Letter to our Members

Thank you for supporting the Mount Vernon Arts Alliance.

On the first day of building, my builders made for me…

Surrounded by kids from Upper, Middle, and Lower School as well as several parents, we worked on reindeer and set pieces, designing what would become a marble floor. There were two nutcrackers involved. The 3rd graders can now tell you how the large format printer works, and I promised them some 3D printing next time. The Lower School students worked with Upper School students to paint, and with parents to use the jig saw to cut out the reindeer’s body.

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.

Open Mic Night 2022

Get Ready for Open Mic Night Tuesday, October 4, 6:00 PM Open Mic Night is an annual event where our best and brightest upper school musicians come to show off their exceptional talent. Hosted in the Upper School Cafe on Tuesday, October 4th, the doors opened at 6:00. Our third… Read More »Open Mic Night 2022