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The Arts

The arts are flourishing at Central Catholic, enriching the school community and enabling students to pursue their passions and develop their talents.

Explore the work of our student-artists...

Listen to our Concert Choir...

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The Theatre Guild, one of the largest and oldest student groups on campus, stages two productions each year.

Additional fine & performing arts events include the Christmas Concert and the Visual Arts Expo and Spring Concert featuring student drawings, paintings, photography, sculptures, live student demonstrations, light food and music, and performances by the various performance groups

Outside of the classroom, students participate in a number of activities, clubs, and performance groups, including the Theatre Guild, the Concert Band, the Jazz Band, the Pep Band, Chamber Ensembles, the Liturgical Band & Chorus, the a cappella group Central Harmony, the Concert Choir, and the Dance Team. Additional arts-related clubs include ‘Visions’ Literary & Arts Magazine, the Cinema Club, the Art Club, and the Anime Club.

Student leans over his artwork to sketch.

As part of the Fine & Performing Arts curriculum, students can take introductory courses in Theater Arts, Visual Arts, and Keyboarding & Music Theory. Higher level courses include Acting & Performance, Painting & Drawing, Music Theory (including an AP course), Photography, Studio Art (including an AP course), as well as several others.

Students in art class.

Upcoming Shows and Performances

The Fine & Performing Arts Department

Mrs. Jennifer Chatigny


Mr. Matthew Fanikos


Mr. Willie Jones

Choral Director

Ms. Danielle Marine


Mr. Robert Ringuette


Mrs. Lauren Roeser


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Photo of several copes of the poetry book 'River Bound'

Congratulations to Brian Simoneau '95, whose second book of poems, No Small Comfort, will be published in 2021 by Black Lawrence Press, and to Matthew Minicucci '99, who is currently the writer-in-residence at the James Merrill House in Stonington, CT.  Both have received numerous recognitions and awards for their writing and poetry.

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