It begins with exploring violin and basic music patterns and creative dramatics and story structure in Little Hive two-year olds and progresses to an award-winning chorale and full scale productions on the main stage in the Wiener Theater. The fine arts are integral to the Hutchison experience.
A structured dance program teaches wellness and discipline, and music lessons encompass music theory, original compositions and vocal performances. In solo and ensemble projects, theatre helps students grow on a personal level through role play, analysis, and creative expression. Upper school theatre electives in Upper School allow girls to pursue specific areas of interest in acting, directing, or set design. The visual arts department is focused on mastering art-making skills through drawing and painting techniques plus sculpture units and meaningful discussions about works of art. In senior kindergarten or in AP drawing class, a girl should be able to discuss her own ideas and choices in her art work.