Student Spotlights

Strings senior Sophia Zheng has walked many stages. She’s crossed the globe twice and stood in front of crowds big and small. From Sydney, Australia, to Beijing, China, to Dreyfoos’ own Meyer Hall...

April 22, 2019

From a young age, singing has played a large role in vocal senior Danielle Smith’s life. In her many aspirations, Smith has carried out success in her passion for singing...

March 25, 2019

Throughout the years, as a Flip video camera was traded in for a Canon 80D,and basic iMovie editing transformed into an Adobe Premiere Certification, one thing remained consistent: pursuing a passion.Communications senior Valerie Betts has discovered a love for videography and found great success within it. n.

January 17, 2019

Piano senior Giancarlo Llerena has lifted his hands, stood, turned towards the audience, and taken his final bow on presumably too many stages to count. From Colorado, to Boston, to Miami, to Dreyfoos’ own Meyer Hall...

January 17, 2019

He danced.He practiced.He danced. He practiced. He danced. Since he was 9-years old, dance senior Alec Mittenthal has paved the way for himself in the dance community...


 

 
October 30, 2018

Since the age of six years old, theatre senior Olivia Payson has been working hard towards her passion. Various dance numbers, monologues, and performances have deepened her love for theatre...

October 30, 2018

Having a passion is one thing—knowing what drives that passion is another. For visual arts senior Gillian Dickinson, art is a passion driven by love, determination, and hard work.  Since coming to Dreyfoos as a sophomore...

September 24, 2018

Countless hours of research and preparation throughout the years. Various speeches and bills written. Sleepless nights in anticipation of tournaments. And most importantly, a passion for using his voice... 

August 27, 2018

In her time at Dreyfoos, Class of 2018 Valedictorian Mounika Vattigunta has been challenged academically and artistically. Mounika will be attending the University of Miami as an Isaac Bashevis Singer scholar and Foote Fellow...

May 31, 2018

Dreyfoos Technical Theatre senior Sidney Rubinowicz began her journey in the theatre world at just six years old. Sidney said, “When I was six years old I began musical theatre. I was so shy as a child that my parents thought the best way to develop my confidence would be to put me onstage. I instantly loved it. Growing up...

April 27, 2018

Ava Campana, a senior in the Digital Media Department, began developing her craft in middle school...

March 16, 2018

You may have seen Dreyfoos senior Allen Cadet on stage at Dreyfoos in White behind the keyboard, at the Kravis Center for a Prism Concert playing double bass, on the drums at the Impromptu ... 

November 17, 2017

Dreyfoos senior Mikalla Ashmore began competitive gymnastics at a young age, but it was at age 10 when she realized the part she liked best was the choreographed floor exercises. She quit gymnastics and started her training ... 

October 23, 2017

Dreyfoos Communication Arts senior Alexander Gordon has just returned from the Yale Invitational Debate, where he took first place for the second year in a row. A member of the Speech and ...

September 27, 2017

Cameren Anai Williams, a senior violist in the strings department, never takes a summer off. Each summer since she was 9, she has been hard at work at a summer program, beginning with ...

August 29, 2017

The making of The Muse, the Dreyfoos School of the Arts national award-winning newsmagazine, is not a process that stops while school is out. Newly appointed Editors-in-Chief, Marianna Kaimakliotis and Ruby Rosenthal ...

May 30, 2017

In his time at Dreyfoos, Class of 2017 Valedictorian Stefan Wan has been busy. A piano major that began playing at the age of 5, Stefan also has another passion: science. He has competed and placed 1st ...

April 27, 2017

When students make the decision to audition for and ultimately attend Dreyfoos, they are also making the decision to leave their home school, neighborhood, and friends. Often this means travelling ...

February 23, 2017

Katie Stenberg, a senior in the Visual Arts department, began drawing as a young child. “It wasn't anything spectacular, but it was a start.” In fifth grade, she decided to take her passion seriously ...

February 23, 2017

Matthew Nadel spent his middle school years as a theatre student. It was during a film shoot, however, where he learned his true passion. “During eighth grade, I was cast as the lead ...

January 5, 2017