Arts at Exeter

Room to Create

Try your hand at acting and explore what it feels like to be someone else. Write poetry or fiction with published writers as your mentors. Create innovative fashion with cutting edge technology. Perform in a host of ensembles, from small groups to orchestras. Combine them together for powerful interdisciplinary design and discovery.

With 4,600+ performance opportunities annually and extensive programs in visual arts and writing, you’ll have virtually endless options to get creative.  

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Arts Courses at Exeter

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Theater and Dance

Discover Yourself

Curiosity. Self-expression. Self-discovery. Compassion. Empathy. It’s all here, waiting for you.

Wizard of Oz performed at Phillips Exeter Academy.

The Exeter Bulletin

Space that performs

Lamont Gallery

Dynamic exhibitions by professional artists, student installations, hands-on workshops and community collaborations.

Go to the page titled Lamont Gallery
The Bowld seen from outside in the evening.

The Exeter Bulletin

Symphony of change

The performing arts tap into the core of who students are as people. And they engage their energies at such a fundamental level that it can really change the course of their lives."
Rohan Smith, music instructor