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Photo of Seattle Academy Sharing The Stage Band KEXP in Garage
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They met in SAAS classrooms and two short years later, three Seattle Academy students aired on KEXP: Delphine Casper ’22, Henry Roseman ’22, and Calvin Lundin ’23. Their up-and-coming bands, Delphine Elliott (composed of Delphine, Henry, and Calvin) and Strange Summer (composed of Henry and Calvin), have certainly broken into the Seattle music scene with prowess.

Photo of Seattle Academy Scholastics Art and Writing Competition 2021
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Seattle Academy students won 16 Regional Gold Key Awards — 11 for photography, the most ever! — at this year’s Scholastics Art and Writing Competition. This competition is “the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens,” as their website boasts. For the past 12 years, SAAS students have been submitting their strongest visual art and writing for consideration.

Photo of Seattle Academy Lily Wong '21 performing  Stop the Hate Dance
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Seattle Academy dancer Lily Wong ‘21 found a way to confront recent anti-Asian hate by a means other than words. Through the form of dance, Lily teamed up with a crew of professional dancers and artists to put together a compilation film for the Guild Dance Company. The video was filmed in the International District this March by Artistic Director Alex Ung, edited by SAAS Dance Teacher Alicia Mullikin, and featured music by Max Richter. 

Photo of Seattle Academy Winter Trimester Performing Arts 2021
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Seattle Academy’s Performing Arts programs are taking creativity in new directions during the COVID-19 pandemic. SAAS students and faculty collaborate from remote spaces via Zoom and maximize technology to create cohesive performances for our community to enjoy in the safety and comfort of their own home.

Dance Project and Advance Dance on Zoom
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Before departing for Winter Break, Seattle Academy dance instructor, Amy Lambert, created an opportunity to build community and collaboration among our SAAS dancers.

Photo of Seattle Academy 3D Studio Arts RGB Collar Project
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This fall, students in Seattle Academy’s 3D Studio Arts class created collars inspired by the legendary Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Seattle Academy Fall 8th Grade Show 2020
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This fall, Seattle Academy 8th graders collaborated remotely to produce Help Desk: A-Stay-At-Home Play, by Don Zolidis. Presented on November 12, this was the first 8th grade show rehearsed and performed entirely on Zoom – quite a different venue from our Black Box Theatre on the SAAS campus. 

Photo of The Whiffenpoofs Visit Seattle Academy 2020
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The Whiffenpoofs, the world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group from Yale University, visited Seattle Academy and the Jazz Choir I class on January 15. They were traveling through Seattle and performing at Benaroya Hall that night to anchor the Seattle A Cappella Festival.