Ms. Christensen helps her Upper School Stagecraft students work through a design challenge.

The Middle School Play is Well Underway!

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The Middle School play is just around the corner, Nov 5, 6, & 7th starting at 7pm, and all of the students involved had been working diligently to prepare for their moment on stage, behind stage, and in the control booth. Most people don’t get to see the incredible amount of work that the students […]


Drawing & Painting 2: Making your Own Drawing Tool

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In the first portion of this course we have been exploring a variety of non-traditional drawing media, leading to a major drawing project in which the students will choose their preferred drawing tool. In the context of “Drawing as Invention” in which drawing is used as a medium of play and exploration with a focus […]


Blind Contour Tape Drawings

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Today, the Drawing & Painting 2 class began exploring the class theme of Oppression & Freedom through contour line drawing.  As a direct connection to our upcoming Middle School theatre production, the subject of their drawings were the main characters of The Conference of Birds. The students began with a few warm-up contour line drawings of […]

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New F&PA Faculty: Brian Hutcheson – Director of Fine & Performing Arts

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Director of Fine & Performing Arts M.A.T., Teaching Art and Design Education, Rhode Island School of Design, B.S. Drawing and Painting, Biola University Brian (“Hutch”) is excited to start in a new position at EPS during the 2014-2015 school year – Director of Fine and Performing Arts. Promoting the arts at EPS will be a […]


New F&PA Faculty: Ginger Ellingson – Music Teacher

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Fine & Performing Arts B.A., Science, Technology and Society, Minor in Music, University of Puget Sound; Virginia (Ginger) has been a music teacher for a number of years, although that wasn’t her first calling.  After finding her initial career path unfulfilling, Ginger went back to school for music education.  Ginger is looking forward to […]


New F&PA Faculty: David Holmes – Drama Teacher

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Fine & Performing Arts Also: Production Manager B.F.A., Theatre, Cornish College of the Arts David came to EPS mid-year in 2012 to work in the new Levinger-Poole Commons Theatre. This year David looks forward to taking on several new classes as the EPS Drama Teacher, as well as teaching Stagecraft and managing events in […]