Arts Update: Students Create Character Portraits

Susan Dempsey, theater arts teacher
September 16, 2022

To begin the year, students in Ms. Dempsey’s theater class dusted off their acting chops in the activity “character portraits.” After a physical warm-up to get their creative juices flowing, the students became groups of ballerinas, spiders, wilting flowers, cats, and wizards. An added challenge was to use different levels to bring interest to their portrait. Afterward, the students shared what they most enjoyed about the activity. “I really liked seeing the ballerinas!” “I loved being a spider!” As students recalled their favorite moments, the sound of laughter filled the Palandjian Arts Center.

Isabel Moore '16 works with a student during her practicum in fourth grade

BDS

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Isabel Moore ’16 has not been a stranger to Belmont Day. Since graduation, Izzy has returned regularly to campus as a caring and energetic counselor in our summer programs, guiding our youngest campers to make new friends and develop a…

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By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

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