Rain, drizzle, and overcast skies didn't dampen the spirits of Chris Schmidt's 2018 Timber Framing class as students completed most of the second phase of their two-year project to build an outdoor classroom during "Raising Day" on Friday, April 27. On that day, the class erected two bents, connecting girts, shed posts,...

Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged] for their outstanding performance at the Regional Drama Festival at Hartford High School Saturday, March 10. Their show was selected to advance to the State Finals in Springfield on April 6 and 7. Thetford Academy was recognized for Excellence in Storytelling through Outstanding Company. Clare Swanson and...

Come enjoy some light-hearted drama put on by Ray Chapin’s drama students on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 11 and 12, at 7 p.m. in the Martha Jane Rich Theater, for the 21st annual Ten-Minute Play Festival. The plays being performed are written by a variety of people, from famous playwrights to TA...

Thetford Academy will perform The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. London’s longest running comedy is a hilarious, fast-paced romp through all of the Bard’s 37 comedies, tragedies, and histories, all in about 87 minutes! With a hip-hop Othello, Titus Andronicus as a cooking show, lots...

On Monday, Oct. 2, the Classic Repertory Company (CRC) presented a matinee performance of Shakespeare's Othello to TA students in the Martha Jane Rich Theater. CRC is the educational outreach arm of New Rep Theater from Boston, MA. The group takes their adaptations of classic plays to schools all over New England, with...



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