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Gym and Theater Construction
Here’s an update of the exciting and historic construction on the upper school campus. Enjoy!
Message from the Head
I recently had the chance to tour the new Rothschild Performing Arts Center. Even though the building is not yet finished, it was easy to see that the large, light-filled classrooms will be welcoming and inspiring to our students every day, and the theater will offer an intimate and comfortable experience for our audiences.

I also enjoyed having literally a behind-the-scenes tour of the stagecraft features of the building. Special insulation in the rehearsal rooms preserves sound quality, and the highly technical rigging in the theater fly space will allow for professional-level and sophisticated scene and set changes in our student productions.

Thank you for your role in providing our students with these excellent facilities. Generations of students to come will be the beneficiaries, and your support means a great deal to me.


Brian Yager
Head of School
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Behind the scenes
This month’s behind-the-scenes video shows major progress! With time-lapse photography and regular coverage we will continue to share photos, videos, drawings and more to update you on this historic project!
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Along with the auditorium in Rothschild Performing Arts Center, there are rehearsal rooms, practice rooms and a top-flight scene shop to support the Harker Conservatory and the 350-400 students participating in performing arts each day. Moving day in February will be the culmination of years of dreaming and hard work.
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