Programs

Arts

Greater Miami is a vibrant international hub for both visual and performing arts. And Ransom Everglades is part of it.

From sixth grade through graduation, our students take part in an integrated program of coursework and co-curricular activities that stretches and develops their full range of skills and talents.

Whether playing with RE's acclaimed jazz combo, symphonic band or strings ensemble; taking part in theatrical performances, creating architectural models, or preparing college-level studio art portfolios, our students develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to make their mark in the arts and appreciate the beauty and wonder around them.


Arts News

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  • MS strings back at Swenson Hall

    Ransom Everglades middle school strings students donned masks – masquerade and COVID-19 – for a happy milestone: the school’s first in-theater, evening performance in 19 months. The October 8 orchestra event called “Masquerade Ball” showcased the beginning, intermediate and advanced/chamber orchestras in front of delighted family members, friends, administration and faculty members at Swenson Hall.

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- Cathi Leibinger, Performing Arts faculty member

“Our courses are designed to fit the student that has never performed before or students that have had a lot of experience either in previous schools or community organizations. They’re allowed to explore at a level that is comfortable for them.”

Ransom Everglades Middle School Drama Presents: The Big One-Oh

Upcoming Events

List of 3 events.

  • Oct
    28

    Middle School Raider Band Solo/Ensemble Recital

    RE families will be seated in socially distanced pods (three seats in between and every other row) and masks are required at all times.
    Swenson Hall
  • Nov
    3

    Middle School Fall Play

    "PUFFS or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic" by Matt Cox

    "For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world."

    Ticket availability and information will be released soon.
    Swenson Hall Auditorium
  • Nov
    4

    Middle School Fall Play

    "PUFFS or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic" by Matt Cox

    "For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world."

    Ticket availability and information will be released soon.
    Swenson Hall Auditorium
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PERFORMING ARTS

The performing arts program at Ransom Everglades inspires students at all levels to discover their own artistic voices while developing their talents and advancing their skills. As they work with a faculty of innovative educators with professional artistic backgrounds, middle school students build a solid foundation before transitioning to more advanced learning. By the end of their journey at Ransom Everglades, students will not only have grown as individual artists; they also will have honed their appreciation for the role that the performing arts play in society at large.

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Performing Arts Courses Offered in the Following Areas

  • Acting
  • Band
  • Dance
  • Guitar
  • Music Theory
  • Musical Theatre
  • Strings
  • Technical Theatre

VISUAL ARTS

Art education at RE follows a continuum of rotation and elective courses from the sixth through the 12th grades. In the middle school, students build a foundation of aesthetic understanding and appreciation as they receive a broad exposure to the arts.

In the upper school, students are encouraged to explore in greater depth specific arts including architecture, art history, ceramics, film studies, photography, sculpture, studio art, ceramics, video production and yearbook.

At the end of their years at RE, students have grown as artists and developed the ability to critically evaluate others' work.

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Visual Arts Courses Offered in the Following Areas

  • Architectural Design
  • Ceramics
  • Digital Art and Design
  • Photography
  • Sculpture and Design
  • Studio Art
  • Yearbook
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
Upper School3575 Main HighwayTel: 305-460-8800
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.