This month we spoke to Gillian O’Brien, a theater major-turned-startup founder and current Chief of Staff for Dover, a recruitment agency. Gillian’s recent job search was detailed in her Medium article, ”How I found an amazing job (during the pandemic).” We chatted with Gillian about her journey from Walnut Hill to the startup world.
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Congratulations to Bob, who recently joined the violin section of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Read about him and his fellow new members here.
"An artist's duty is to reflect the times." –– Nina Simone
Watch Head of School Antonio Viva's opening address to the students, families, faculty, and staff of the 2020–2021 school year.
Joe stars in a beautiful new dance film called Dance of Dreams.
In an effort to keep our community safe, Walnut Hill has made the decision to go fully remote for first quarter of the fall 2020 school year. In his welcome address to new and returning students and families, Head of School Antonio Viva talks about his process behind making this decision and his thoughts on the year to come.
Former dance major and Walnut Hill alum Bailey Moon ’11 shines using his training in a creative way as a member of designer Gabriela Heart’s communication team with an inspired idea: marrying the movement of high fashion with the high skill and athleticism of NYC ballerinas.
Tough Poets Press recently published a special 30th anniversary edition of Patricia's first book, The Hungry Girls and Other Stories.
This past month has been a moment of reckoning for the United States and the rest of the world as we work to acknowledge, understand, and take steps to eradicate the systemic racism and other forms of bias that exist throughout our society, including educational institutions like Walnut Hill.
Information about the plan for reopening Walnut Hill in the 2020–2021 school year.
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All students commit to a full-time, college-preparatory curriculum in addition to studies in their elected arts concentration.
95% of our senior class matriculates to a four-year degree program directly after graduation.
Among our alumni working in the arts, we are pleased to count television and Broadway actors, multiple Princess Grace Award winners, published novelists, Grammy Award–winning musicians, fashion designers, and other notables.
Our students benefit from the more individualized attention afforded by a 6:1 student-faculty ratio.
Our student population represents 31 of the United States and 17 countries.
Located just 17 miles— a 30-minute car or train ride—from downtown Boston, Walnut Hill offers access to the rich educational, cultural, and recreational offerings of a world-class city.