Category: Arts

A Music Moment from Dale Chamber Orchestra Concertmaster & the Senior Regional Orchestra

Thomas Dale’s Chamber Orchestra Concertmaster, Caleb Stanger, plays an excerpt for you. Caleb is in the Richmond Youth Symphony Orchestra, and he was recently 1st chair for 1st violins in the Senior Regional Orchestra. These Dale students made the Senior Regional Orchestra.   Back L-R : Kairu Mitchell, Chris Kim, Kayla Allen, John Keane, Zach Williams, Zach

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Behind the Lights of the Dale Fall Musical : Chicago

By Mariah Granai, Knightly News Digital Editor-in-Chief and Heather Powers, Knightly News Digital Managing Editor         From November 14 through 17, the fall musical Chicago hits the main campus stage. Juniors Nicholas Quillan and Emerson Pessara run backstage and cue the show. “I manage the stage and everyone on it,” said Quillan said. “I’m really excited for

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Journey back home with Anon in Dale’s production of ‘Anon(ymous)’

By Grace Fields, Knightly News online editor-in-chief About two weeks ago, Thomas Dale Theatre presented their production of Anon(ymous) by playwright Naomi Iizuka. Dale’s take on Anon(ymous) was directed by theatre teacher Shannon Cassano and 2018 Student of the Year Marlene Laynez. The play starred senior Myles Fields as Anon, senior Sakina Mustafa as Nemasani,

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What You Need to Know About: ‘Anon(ymous),’ Dale’s Spring Play

by Joshua Evans, Knightly News staff reporter For it’s spring production, the Thomas Dale High School Theater Department will be performing Naomi Iizuka’s Anon(ymous). Performance days include May 3, 4, and 5 starting at 7 p.m. in the main campus large auditorium. The play is a re-imagining of Homer’s Greek epic, The Odyssey. While traveling by

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Dale Orchestra Take Field Trip to Elementary Schools

On Thursday, Jan. 11, the orchestras of Thomas Dale High School and Elizabeth Davis Middle School traveled to three Chesterfield County elementary schools to share their talent. “Fifth graders from all over the county got a chance to hear and see the orchestra instruments up close,” said Chris Johnston, Dale music faculty. He added that

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Dale Artists, Musicians, and Dancers Prepare for County Fine Arts Festival.

*By Taylor Ramey Evans, Knightly News staff reporter * As spring approaches, many students seem more excited about graduation and simply the end of the school year, but in the performing  and visual arts rooms of Thomas Dale, students are abuzz with a different kind of excitement. The Chesterfield County Public Schools Fine Arts Festival,

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