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The Hotchkiss Dramatic Association transformed the Ford Dining Facility into a sparkling dinner theatre for their spring production, A Midsummer Musical, May 21-23. The musical was a re-imagined version of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of his most famous plays. A Midsummer Musical contained all the familiar characters including Puck, Hippolyta, and Theseus, with pop music interludes performed by the cast.

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2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the Hotchkiss Film Festival! This year’s festival will take place May 22 at 9 p.m. outdoors on Harris House lawn, weather permitting. Luke Gardiner ‘21, head of the Hotchkiss Film Festival Board, reports that this is a record year for submissions from all over the globe. 

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A collaboration between Hotchkiss Special Collections and the Studio Art and Art History program, Common Ground: A Dialog in Portraits, is an exhibit installed in Main Building rotunda that includes historical portraits and student-created portraits hanging side by side. The student works were made by Prep and Lower Mid Humanities students and is installed through May 17.

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'Wild and Beautiful Creatures: The Life and Work of J.J. Audubon' was installed at the Tremaine Art Gallery at The Hotchkiss School, and at The Sharon Historical Society and Museum, which  organized the exhibit. The Connecticut League of History Organizations (CLHO) recently awarded the Sharon Historical Society a 2021 Award of Merit for the exhibit. A virtual awards ceremony was held April 20.

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