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An exceptional independent boarding and day school for girls grades 8-12

The magic of Oldfields is how you feel when you are here—excited and challenged, and at the same time, comfortable and at home. The very best way to experience it is in person.

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Theatre at Oldfields

The Oldfields Theatre Program is a wonderful way to become well-versed in every aspect of putting on a theatrical production. This includes opportunities in acting, design, and stage crew. Three major productions are produced each year; a comedy, a drama, and a spring musical. "Acting Intensive I, II, and III" are offered as arts electives. Each class offers solo, duet, and ensemble performances. Playwrites from around the world are explored as part of the curriculum. Independent study is available for those students who exhibit a serious passion for the performing arts.

Oldfields School – Hairspray (Musical)

Oldfields School - Cinderella (Musical) from In Motion Video on Vimeo.

Oldfields School - Performance of "Godspell" - 'O, Bless The Lord, My Soul' from In Motion Video on Vimeo.

Oldfields School - Grease / "You're The One That I Want" from In Motion Video on Vimeo.

Major productions are chosen to dovetail with academic classes. For example, students performed A Voice of My Own by the contemporary playwright Elinor Jones which depicts the struggle of female writers such as Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, and Sappho, whose works the students studied in English classes. Past productions include: The Childrens Hour, The Miss Firecracker Contest, The Secret Garden, 12 Angry Women, Steel Magnolias, Regarding Electra, The Fantasticks, Grease, Godspell, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, and Cinderella.

The David Niven Theatre, where all of the productions are held, is located on campus. Its technical equipment includes an advanced lighting console and a state-of-the-art sound system. The stage is 23 feet by 27 feet, and the auditorium has 180 seats. The backstage area has a dressing and make-up room, plus storage for costumes, props, and scenary.

All students are encouraged to join Playmakers, the student-run drama club that meets every week.

Carrie Hammond

Performing Arts Department Chair
Dance Teacher

Dori Reigner
Visual Arts Chair

1500 Glencoe Road
Sparks Glencoe, Maryland 21152

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The Oldfields Difference

From our unique academic schedule to our one-of-a kind May Program, there are benefits to OS students that cannot be found elsewhere.

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Undeniable Results

High standards, low pressure, and a supportive environment result in confident, successful young women.

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A Sporting Life

Experience a different approach to coaching and team building, one where sportsmanship matters and there is a place on the team for everyone.

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Unleash Creativity

In the spotlight or behind the scenes, in the studio or behind the camera, find your creative outlet.

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A Girl and her Horse

Oldfields’ Riding Program is where learning moves out of the classroom and into the barn.

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Total Life Balance

Students’ days are intentionally planned to nurture mind, body, and spirit – and have fun!

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