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Th Belle Of Amherst

Mar 11, 2013 |

The Belle of Amherst

Galetea Swart will portray Emily Dickenson in a one woman play The Belle of Amherst written by William Luce.  This demanding piece requires Galetea to be on stage, alone, with no prop but a single chair for nearly two hours. The play, directed by David Wagstaff, opens Friday, April 12th and runs through Sunday April… Read More


Tie Li Poster

Jan 17, 2013 |

Asian Functionalist Tie Li

Art & Music at the Angry Pigeon.  February 7th 4 pm & 7pm.  A First Thursday gallery opening for painter Tie Li.  Poetry and music by David Wagstaff.  Original music by the Sailing Stones. The Cultural Journey of Tie Li Born on the eve of the Cultural Revolution in Beijing, China Tie Li studied at… Read More



  • Exceptional Faculty

    Teachers include professional artists, writers, and performers as well as former college instructors.

    Exceptional Faculty
    Teachers As Mentors
  • College Counseling

    Our College Counselor works with students to find schools that will be a good match for them. Northwest Academy graduates attend a diverse selection of colleges and universities across the country including Duke University, Bard College, New York University, and Rhode Island School of Design.

    College Counseling
    College application workshop
  • Arts Week

    Each Spring, students showcase their work in visual and performing arts. Dynamo! features middle school students while Esprit! celebrates the work of high school students.

    Arts Week
    Middle School students performing in Dynamo!
  • Lunch Events

    Friday Lunch events include everything from distinguished guest speakers (such as University of Oregon President and Multnomah County District Attorney) to friendly games of dodgeball.

    Lunch Events