Making a Difference Through Art

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

NDA Students Receive Scholastic Writing Awards

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

NDA Art Students Exhibit in the First O’Donnell Student Art Show

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 Panda Auditions

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

Junior High Summer Art Camp!

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.

NDA and CCH Present – The Showcase of Decades

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

NDA Art Students Make A Difference

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

NDA and CCH Present The Tempest by William Shakespeare

Don’t miss one of Shakespeare’s most magical plays, The Tempest, performed by NDA and CCH. The Tempest is set on a remote island, where Prospero, the former Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful as ruler using illusion and skillful manipulation. He conjures up a storm to lure his usurping … Read more