The Walnut Hill School, in Natick, MA, is a performing arts boarding school and day program. Students from all over the world have a distinctive chance to combine a rigorous college preparatory academic program with pre-expert training in the arts. The school offers a creative and challenging program in a warm, supportive, community atmosphere. It is the only school in the country that is linked with a main conservatory of music.
Youth in grades 9-12 can choose a concentration in ballet, music, theatre, visual art, or writing & publishing. The school is located near Boston, giving students effortless access to the Boston Symphony, Boston Ballet, Huntington Theatre, Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Gardner Museum, and several other renowned cultural and educational institutions.
This performing arts boarding school boasts such graduates as pop star, Benny Ibarra ’89, actors Matthew Risch ’00 and Van Hansis ’00, as nicely as singer/songwriter Amie Miriello ’00. These and other prominent artists have had the chance, as young men and women, to study under Walnut Hill’s talented teaching faculty, who represent some of the most prominent writers, visual artists, musicians, actors, and dancers in the country.
Boarding students live on Walnut Hill’s picturesque, 30-acre campus in 1 of eight fully equipped residence halls. Resources offered to them include a new academic and technologies center, renovated library, 80-seat recital hall, photography lab, dance center with five significant studios, performing arts center with black box and full-stage theater, art studios, and much more.
For a lot more data about the Walnut Hill School, please call 508-653-4312.