Jon Chu ’98 to release the first Hollywood studio film in twenty-five years to feature an all-Asian cast
A Rich Legacy of Excellence
The arts hold a special place at Pinewood. Our founder, Gwen Riches, started Pinewood as an after-school arts program. As her students learned to see their world from new angles—by performing, singing, and dancing on stage, as well as by painting, drawing, and sculpting—their performance improved in all areas of their education.
Today, on every Pinewood campus, Gwen Riches’ philosophy shines through more vibrantly than ever. Students from kindergarten through twelfth grade study drama, take part in plays and musicals, and learn a variety of increasingly complex visual arts techniques. The results speak volumes. Our students express themselves confidently, respectfully, and vividly, not only with their peers, but with adults. This ability gives them a huge advantage when they enter college—and for the rest of their lives.
Annual Spring Concert combines the voices, instruments, and talents of K-6 students
2nd grader's art featured on Music K-8 cover
Pinewood Performing Arts proudly presents The Wedding Singer: The Musical Comedy April 26-28, May 3-5
6th-grade student bound for Carnegie Hall performs for peers