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Exploring a Future
2/6/2015

Regan Butler ’15 and Claire Geagan ’16 had a chance to test their mettle at the Theatre Honors Weekend at Russell Sage College in January.


Gunnery Students Spread Christmas Cheer at Holiday in the Depot
12/19/2014

“It was a great night to share our holiday spirit with the town,” said Jennifer Wojcik, Performing Arts Chair and director of The Gunnery Troubadours.


Gunnery Participates in the ASAP Fourth Annual Celebration of Young Photographers
12/11/2014

On Saturday, December 6, 2014, the After School Arts Program Fourth Annual Celebration of Young Photographers took place at the Litchfield Historical Society. 


Wait Until Dark Thrills the Audience
11/18/2014

There was a hair-raising adventure to be had in the Emerson Performing Arts Center at The Gunnery the first week in November. The fall play, Wait Until Dark, co-directed by Elizabeth Hawley Dayton ’08 and Jennifer Wojcik opened to critical acclaim.


A Visit with Artist Sam Posey ‘62
11/12/2014

Mr. Richard’s AP Studio Art class took a trip to nearby Sharon, CT to visit Sam Posey ’62 in his art studio.  


The Gunnery to Host Exhibition titled "Art of Tomorrow" - October 11, 2014
9/22/2014

The Gunnery has mounted an exhibition in The Ticsh Family Library Gallery entitled Art of Tomorrow – Graphics featuring artists in the “Founding Collection” of the Solomon Guggenheim Museum. 


Jaewon Lee ’15 Debuts in Carnegie Hall
6/25/2014

Gunnery junior, Jaewon “Jenna” Lee, playing 2nd violin, made her Carnegie Hall debut with the Principal Norwalk Youth Symphony on Sunday, June 1st.


The Gunnery Cops “Fearless” Halo Award for Winter Musical: Fairy Tale Ending
5/31/2014

On May 27th, the red carpet (and it was a red carpet) was laid at the Palace Theater in Waterbury for the more than 1500 teenagers and their mentors from 24 regional schools, both public and independent, who came to cheer for themselves and their schoolmates and perform numbers and scenes from the more 88 productions represented in the nominations for the Seven Angels Theater Halo Awards.


The Gunnery Drama Society Earns Eleven HALO Nominations
5/21/2014

Students from The Gunnery Drama Society have been nominated for eleven HALO Awards. 


Sharing the Riches of Our Community
5/21/2014

A boarding school faculty member is always on the lookout for ways to expand the reach of the classroom; life experiences, field trips, speakers, musicians, and art can all speak to students on behalf of a topic or theme or discipline.


Students Honored at Arts and Letters Luncheon
4/16/2014

April is Poetry Month in the United States and also, at The Gunnery, an occasion for celebrating creativity and the arts at the school.


Winter Campus Photo Contest Winners
3/4/2014

Congratulations to Alec Cornell ’14, Lexi Nanavaty ’17, & Mr. Fisher on winning the Winter Photo Contest.


The Gunnery Presents "Fairy Tale Ending: The Big Bad Family Musical"
2/28/2014

The U.S. premier of Fairy Tale Ending: The Big Bad Family Musical was thoroughly enjoyed by a whole new audience over the extended February 22nd weekend.  


Gunnery Students Perform with Connecticut Orchestras
2/10/2014

Jeremiah Yoon ’16 performed with the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra on February 8th and Jenna Lee ’15 performed with the Norwalk Youth Symphony Orchestra on February 9th.




‘Tis the Season
12/19/2013

A flurry of activity precedes The Gunnery’s students’ departure for the winter break.


Artists in the Spotlight - September 2013
11/5/2013




The Gunnery to Present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)!
10/30/2013

The Gunnery’s Performing Arts Department will present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)! next week, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 7th, 8th, and 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the Lemcke Theatre in the Emerson Performing Arts Center.


Colors of Campus Winners Announced
10/24/2013

Thank you to The Gunn Society for their support in coordinating the Facebook Colors of Campus Photo Contest and congratulations to all those who participated.


Creating Treasure from Trash
10/17/2013

Old tires, carelessly thrown in the woods and polluting the landscape, speak volumes to The Gunnery’s Visual Arts Chair Andrew Richards.


Big Wins at the Seven Angels Halo Awards
5/31/2013

It is reminiscent of the Tonys, only much louder and more enthusiastic. The Palace Theater in Waterbury was jammed with cheering high school theater groups in the finest evening dress for the Tenth Annual Halo Awards ceremony presented by the Seven Angels Theater.


Gunnery Student Performers Nominated for Ten HALO Awards
5/23/2013

Students from The Gunnery Drama Society were recently nominated for ten HALO Awards.


Artists in the Spotlight - April 2013
5/3/2013




Artists in the Spotlight - March 2013
4/11/2013




Students Honored at Arts and Letters Luncheon
4/10/2013

April is Poetry Month in the United States and also, at The Gunnery, the occasion for celebrating creativity and the arts at the school.


Artists in the Spotlight - February 2013
3/1/2013




Gunnery Students Participate in Kent Art Association Exhibition
3/1/2013

From February 23 through March 3, the Kent Art Association held its annual Student Art Show.


Drama Society Goes to Avenue Q
2/26/2013

The Gunnery Drama Society outdid themselves with their rollicking production of Avenue Q: School Edition.


Celebrating Chinese New Year with Style at The Gunnery
2/21/2013

Mr. Rui Zhang’s Mandarin students at The Gunnery celebrated the Spring Festival, otherwise known as Chinese New Year with a provocative exhibit of traditional Chinese culture for the enjoyment of all students at the school.


The Gunnery to Present Avenue Q: School Edition
2/14/2013

The winter musical comedy, Avenue Q: School Edition, will be presented by the Gunnery Drama Society in the Emerson Performing Arts Center at The Gunnery Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, February 21, 22, and 23 at 7:00 p.m.


Artists in the Spotlight - January 2013
2/7/2013




Artists in the Spotlight - December 2012
1/21/2013




Washington and The Gunnery: Communities Together
12/17/2012

“Holiday in the Depot” went ahead as planned on Friday evening, December 14th, while the town paused in solemn recognition of the tragedy in nearby Sandy Hook earlier that day.


The Gunnery Offers The Glass Menagerie
12/6/2012

“You could hear a pin drop (at the Saturday performance of The Glass Menagerie),” said Sheila Kahn, one of The Gunnery’s school librarians.


The Gunnery to Present The Glass Menagerie
11/1/2012

The Gunnery’s Performing Arts Department will present Tennessee Williams’s play The Glass Menagerie next week, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 8th, 9th, and 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the Emerson Performing Arts Center.


Washington Art Association Sidewalk Festival
10/9/2012

Gunnery art students let their creative juices flow at the first annual Washington Art Association Sidewalk Festival.


Art Auction Update
5/30/2012

An update on the Alumni Weekend Silent Art Auction.



Drama Society Nominated for Ten HALO Awards
5/23/2012

Congratulations to members of The Gunnery Drama Society who were nominated for ten HALO Awards.


Gunnery Art Students Participate in New Talent Show at Silo Gallery
4/20/2012

Art teacher Andy Richards has been working overtime getting his students’ work recognized in the local region.


Students Honored at Arts and Letters Luncheon
4/13/2012

April is the occasion for celebrating creativity and the arts at The Gunnery. On April 10th, students and faculty gathered to honor writers, visual and performing artists at the annual arts and letters luncheon.


Gunnery Students Win Kent Art Association Awards
4/2/2012

From March 10 to 18, the Kent Art Association held its annual Student Art Show.


Using Your Talent to the Fullest
2/29/2012

Yea Weon Kim ’12 has been making news with her clothing designs since she was a sophomore.


At The Gunnery “The Forum” Takes Down the House
2/29/2012

This year’s musical showed clearly the advantages of choosing a play for the talents you have been developing.


Grammy Winner, Roberta Flack Lectures at The Gunnery
2/23/2012

This past February, Grammy Award winning vocalist and producer Roberta Flack offered a lecture and musical performance as part of The Gunnery’s Speaker Series.


Grammy Winner, Roberta Flack to Speak at The Gunnery
2/7/2012

On Friday, February 17, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting House on the Green in Washington, Connecticut, Grammy Award winning vocalist and producer Roberta Flack will offer a lecture as part of The Gunnery’s Speaker Series.


Holiday Concert
1/3/2012

Pictures from the December 13 Holiday Concert.


Troubadours Bring in the Season at Washington’s Holiday in the Depot
12/12/2011

The week before Christmas break and The Gunnery’s campus is a buzz of activity: a Giving Tree, mall shopping trips, gingerbread house building, and, most of all, music and song.


Drama Society goes to the Lapin Agile
11/15/2011

The Gunnery Drama Society presented a one night performance of Steve Martin’s comedy of intellect, Picasso at the Lapin Agile on November 11, 2011.


Big Wins at the Seven Angels Halo Awards
6/3/2011

It was reminiscent of the Tonys.


New York Field Trip
5/4/2011

Pictures from the April 14 trip to New York, including stops at MOMA and Carnegie Hall.



Martial Arts Troop Captivates Gunnery Students
4/27/2011

The Gunnery community was treated on a recent Friday evening to a rare glimpse into the ancient culture of Chinese martial arts, with a performance on campus by 26 highly skilled young people from the Shaolin Temple region of China, where Kung Fu developed.


Students Honored at Arts and Letters Luncheon
4/21/2011

April is Poetry Month in the United States and also, at The Gunnery, the occasion for celebrating creativity and the arts at the school.


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
3/3/2011

The winter musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, had audience toes tapping the weekend of February 26th.


"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at The Gunnery
2/17/2011

The winter musical comedy, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, will be presented by the Gunnery Drama Society in the Emerson Performing Arts Center at The Gunnery February 24, 25, and 26 at 7:00 p.m.


Gunnery Music Students Venture into Online Education
2/1/2011

The latest in a robust series of innovations in the Performing Arts Department is The Gunnery’s partnership with Berklee Music College to offer college-level music courses to students with the talent, discipline and drive for advanced music study.


Roderick Jackson Performs on Campus
1/31/2011

The Gunnery celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. on Friday, January 14th with drummer and choreographer Roderick Jackson of Palms Down, Inc.


Holiday Concert
1/7/2011

Pictures from the December 14 Holiday Concert. 




Roderick Jackson of Palms Down to Perform for The Gunnery
1/6/2011

The Gunnery invites everyone to join in commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Friday, January 14th at 7:00 PM in the First Congregational Church Meeting House on the Green. 


“Too Much Memory” Stretches The Gunnery Drama Society
11/15/2010

Directors, Jennifer Wojcik, Performing Arts Chair, and Daniel O’Brien ’05, Technical Director, chose an ambitious production for the fall play this year.


Appreciating Chinese Opera
11/11/2010

There was no lack of volunteer chaperones when Johnson Wu, The Gunnery’s guest Mandarin teacher invited his classes to attend a performance of the Huang Mei Opera on its U.S. debut tour.


A Cultural Exploration in New York
11/8/2010

It was one stunning evening after another the last week in October.


The Gunnery to Present Too Much Memory
11/3/2010

The Gunnery’s Performing Arts Department will present the play Too Much Memory next week, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 11th, 12th, and 13th at 8:00 p.m. in the Emerson Performing Arts Center.


The Inductees to The Gunnery’s 2010 Halls of Fame
8/6/2010

The Alumni Association Meeting on Alumni Weekend provides the school with an opportunity to honor alumni excelling in the arts and in athletics.


Students View High End Art
5/10/2010

Faculty members Nick Benson and Jennifer Wojcik, accompanied by other faculty chaperones, took their students to the Metropolitan Opera, Yale Repertory Theater, and Connecticut Repertory Theater to experience a number of theatrical and operatic performances from classical opera to commedia del arte. 


The Arts & Letters Luncheon
4/23/2010

The Arts and Letters Luncheon is a relatively new rite of spring and the kick –off to the awards season as The Gunnery’s commencement date approaches. It is a celebration of artistic endeavors performing, visual and written.


Gunnery Students Shine in Local Art Show
4/2/2010

Students in the visual arts department have seen a renaissance in painting, sculpture, and other mixed media projects in the last few weeks. 


Gunnery Art Student Receives National Design Award
4/1/2010

The Cornell University Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design has awarded Yea Weon Kim ’12 second place in its annual High School Student Fashion Design Competition.


Once on this Island, a Special Gift
3/2/2010

The winter musical, Once on this Island, was a tremendous success if the reaction of the audience is any indicator.


A Daylong Class with Guy Wolff, Master Potter
2/23/2010

It was an unforgettable day in the ceramics room. The students of The Gunnery’s Visual Arts Department sat spell bound as master potter Guy Wolff of Litchfield created historic pots during a daylong master class.


Uncanny Valley to Perform at The Gunnery
2/17/2010

On Friday, February 26th at 7:00 p.m., the duo, Uncanny Valley, comprised of cellist Katie Kennedy and percussionist Bill Solomon will perform a broad repertoire ranging from commissioned works by living composers to transcriptions of classical composers at the Meeting House on the Green in Washington.


Students Participate in Jazz Workshop and Master Class
2/1/2010

This week, faculty member Jesse Perkins’ Advanced Jazz Class and the Rock and Blues Class were privileged to participate in a master class and workshop presented by Professor Noah Baerman, Director of the Wesleyan University Jazz Band.