Regular Short Features

“The arts teachers at DA instill the skills their students need to succeed in the creative and professional worlds. Most, if not all, have a personal history with the art form they teach.”

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Senior Hobbies

By Alisa Chamberlain

This is the first in a reoccurring series featuring DA seniors and their artistic hobbies outside school.

Brooke Little is a senior Musical Theatre student who enjoys poetry and songwriting.

Industry Matters: Introduction

By Bella Zaccaro

Some say that in the arts, whether in the writing, film, TV, music or theatre industries, there has always been a struggle between creating original work and running a successful business. Though each industry may serve as the intersection of these two things, oftentimes an individual within it falls only on one side—creator versus executive, crew versus network, writer versus publisher.

Golden Quotes

By Matthew Snead

A favorite quote, just like body language, can reveal a person’s traits and belief systems. In this series, faculty, support staff and administrators share words of wisdom and encouragement that inspire them. We hope it helps you continue to learn about the adults influencing your life and even find ways they are similar to you.

Academic Teachers and Their Art Forms

By Angelina Davis

Since it was established in 1985, Douglas Anderson’s motto has been ‘Where arts and academics meet in excellence’. Few high schools value the integration of the arts into the curriculum as heavily and intimately as we do.