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Arts at Bishop Hendricken

Whether an actor, musician, singer, or filmmaker, Bishop Hendricken student artists passionately pursue their craft through theory and practice. Beyond the paint brushes and guitars, Hendricken students appreciate the arts as a medium to explore creativity, appreciate culture, and develop a strong sense of empathy.

At a time when other schools are cutting or underfunding their arts programs, Bishop Hendricken is home to one of the richest and ever-growing co-curricular arts programs in the state.


Students of all abilities and interests can join together to take part in an exciting and enriching program. Young ladies from Catholic, public, and private schools join the men of Hendricken each season to produce high quality theater productions.

Program Offerings

  • Acting, improv, musical theater & dance
  • Technical theater

Performance Offerings

  • Fall play
  • Winter musical
  • Rhode Island State Drama Festival
  • New Artist Play Festival
  • Summer Stage at Bishop Hendricken (Summer musical)

Music – Instruments & Voice

Music provides unparalleled opportunities for students in both instrumental and vocal performance. Both programs often travel for performances, including trips to Italy, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Hawaii, New York City, Universal Studios, and Disney World.

Instrumental Music Offerings

  • Basketball & Football Pep Band
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • String Orchestra

Vocal Music Offerings

  • Young Men’s Chorus
  • Paramount Show Choir
  • Acappella

Media Arts

Media Arts is a creative digital media outlet for student filmmakers, photographers, and animators. Students engage in all aspects of the digital media arts from performing for the camera, to writing screenplays, to editing and creating special effects using the Adobe Creative Suite.

Media Arts Offerings

  • Hawkeye Studios
  • Media Arts Club

Visual Art

The Visual Art program offers many creative ways for students to engage in self-expression and discovery. Throughout the course of their studies and career at Bishop Hendricken, student artists develop a professional portfolio, and opportunities to showcase their work regionally and nationally.

Visual Art Offerings

  • 2-dimensional & 3-dimensional art
  • Pen, ink, ceramics, paint & printmaking
  • Visual Art Club

Box Office

Ready to see a performance? Tickets to all Arts and Summer Stage at Bishop Hendricken events can be purchased using any of the options below.

Online Box Office
The quickest and most convenient way to purchase your tickets for a show, concert, or event is to get them online using our secure ticketing service.

Call the Box Office
If you’d prefer to call the box office to purchase your tickets, please call 401.889.5421.

Visit the Box Office
If you’d prefer to purchase your tickets in person, the box office will be open for ticket sales 2 hours prior to curtain for each performance, concert, or event. Many performances sell out, however, so patrons are encouraged to secure their tickets ahead of time.