Join the Crew for Seize the Day and get experience in film, sound, lighting, props/set, stage management, hair and make up, and more! Please fill out this form and send it to our Technical Director, Mrs. Voto (Votol@ndapandas.org) by December 1st- no interview necessary!
NDA’s Panda Prime Time Enrichment Specialist Julie Geiman shared a few feelings & sensation word lists with us as the girls may find these useful to tap into their feelings during these unique circumstances through conversation or daily journaling. You can find them below. For those seeking Relaxation & Music Meditation, as music is healing, … Read more
Every Wednesday in Advanced Honors Theatre, students do what’s called ‘Tricks of the Trade,’ where they have the opportunity to teach class. Maggie Ellis recently taught her classmates ASL (American Sign Language), to the song ‘Mama, Who Bore Me,’ from the musical Spring Awakening. This was from a production done by Deaf West Theatre many … Read more
Many of NDA’s talented art students participated in a service project called The Memory Project again this year. The mission of The Memory Project is for Art students to create portraits for youth around the world who have been neglected, orphaned, or disadvantaged. The portraits are sent to the children, who typically have very little possessions, giving … Read more
Congratulations to the Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners listed below, and to their teachers, Michael Byrd, Michael Cerimele, Gurrie Frisbie, Lauren Garrett, David Jackson, Amanda Schultz and Matt Eckerle. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards will take place on February 21 at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts, located at 108 W. … Read more
Congratulations to Kenzie Eberhart, Grace Eckerle, and Zoe Moellering for being selected to exhibit in the first annual O’Donnell Student Art Show at the Behringer-Crawford Musem in Devou Park. Six local high schools were invited to exhibit work in this show that celebrated the life of local artist Connie O’Donnell. Congratulations to all that exhibited … Read more
Dance Pandas is not your typical dance team. We do a wide variety of dance styles throughout the year, with a flexible schedule that allows most students to balance dance with other activities. You do not need formal dance training to try out—it’s not all flips, tricks, and turns, although we love those things too! … Read more
NDA Art teacher Mr. Eckerle doesn’t stop for summer – he’s been busy teaching junior high summer art camp students about screen printing! Here are a few examples of their incredible work! Some students printed on paper and others students printed their own t-shirts.
Join us as we celebrate the last century of music, dance, showtunes, and theatrical styles with our Showcase! We’ll be dancing everything from the Can-Can to the Charleston, remembering the musical styles of everyone from the Andrew’s Sisters to Pat Benetar, and celebrating the theatrical genius of artists from Laurel and Hardy to Tom Stoppard. … Read more
Several of NDA’s Art students recently made a tremendous difference in the lives of children in Madagascar through the Memory Project. The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to create portraits for youth around the world who have faced substantial challenges, such as neglect, abuse, loss of parents, … Read more