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Ms. Katie Speed Takes a Bow

After two years in the Penn Fellowship Program, theater teacher Ms. Katie Speed is leaving Deerfield. She spent the last two years pursuing her passions: teaching, acting, and improvising. Ms. Speed, an enthusiatic theater teacher, leading her class in the acting routine “take the stage”. Ms. ...



Have you ever pondered the nature of love? If you have, Deerfield’s spring theatre production Metamorphoses may open up a new world for you, a world created within stories about love, where you are entrusted with the task of exploring the different origins, dimensions and consequences of love. ...


There Will Be Blood (Wedding)

This fall, Deerfield’s theater program will be performing Blood Wedding. a play that Theater Director Catriona Hynds, described as “hot in almost every way you can think of.” Federico García Lorca, a Spanish poet and playwright, was inspired to write Blood Wedding after reading a ...


Looking After Norman Headed For The Edinburgh Fringe Festival

This winter, the Deerfield Academy Theater program will present a production of the play Looking After Norman by Scottish writer Stewart Brown. Looking After Norman is a children’s musical about a friendship between an eight-year-old girl, Georgia, and an 82-year-old woman, Mrs. Scott. “This ...


Mr. Hynds Auditions New Talent in Admissions Office

Peter Hynds joined the admission staff full-time this year after working part-time the previous year. He has an extensive background in the arts and is a member of both the American Guild of Musical Artists and Actors Equity. He has worked for over twenty years throughout the country in various ...


John Reese Resigns

After 27 years at Deerfield Academy, Theater Director John Reese will resign at the end of this school year.


The Fall Play: We Can All Relate

The fall play What I Did Last Summer had promised to be an exceptional play with filled with scenes and conflicts very much relatable to the modern teenager today…


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