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Students work on video to music by alumnus Jake Clemons and Directed by alumnus Daniel Russell: Read HERE

Jade Pagan-Abreu is named "Youth of the Year": Read Here

GSA seniors Rourke Coffin and Mason Filio use their talents in service to others: Read HERE

Alum Will Liverman on WHRO- link HERE

GSA students win scholarship awards from the Suffolk Art League: Read HERE

Filmmaking students work with WHRO/PBS on climate change documentaries to be aired on PBS NOVA: Read HERE

Read about dance alum Sara Burtner- UVA grad and doctoral candidate in physical therapy: Link HERE


Read about design/tech alum Emmy Babyak: Link HERE

Artsong Update review of our "Orpheus and the Underworld". Link HERE

9th Annual Wearable Art Fashion Show: see us on the news:

‘Opera Can Be Hip-Hop, and Hip-Hop Can Be Opera’ - Read about alumni Will Liverman and DJ King Rico's latest work: Link HERE

VEER Magazine names our new Mural: Lunchtime in Norfolk- best in 2022!! Link HERE

WHRO Curate- Gourmandizing Norfolk: start at 8:05 to see how our newest mural was made! Link HERE

Gourmandizing Norfolk- GSA students work with London-based artist Matthew McGuiness to create an extraordinary mural in the Neon District: Link HERE


GSA students in VEER magazine The Hobbit: Link HERE

GSA students in the news! Performing in The Hobbit: Link HERE 

GSA students work with guest Artist Matthew McGuiness on an original mural: Link HERE

Check out alum Quintessa Swindell on the Trevor Noah show: link HERE

GSA Alumni at the Tony Awards: June 2022: Link HERE


GSA Vocal Music sings at the Inauguration of Governor Youngkin: January 15, 2022: 

Tune in at 45:07 to view: Link HERE


Alum Aaron Dalla Villa, written by alum Kelsey Thomas- read HERE

Tony Award win for Adrienne Warren, class of 2005- read HERE:

Alum Adrienne Warren wins her 1st Tony!

Alum Freddie Ballentine wins his first Grammy! read here

GSA Film Festival 2021- read the story here

Alum Meredith Fages write in Dance Magazine about alum Elisabeth Motley- Read here

Po Hardy in Ghent Magazine- link here to read

Aaliyah Graham from Chesapeake, is a finalist in the National Dance Education Organization's Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement Award- Link HERE


Ayana Askew and Reagan Nsubuga win Honorable Mention in a C-Span Film Competition: link here

20 under 21 in Suffolk- link here to read about our students:


Young Artists contribute to the Vibe district in Va Beach, including senior Caroline Foresta: link here to read

Curate from WHRO features alumna Adrienne Warren: Link here to watch

Alum Will Liverman on NPR: Link here to watch

GSA freshman Ava Terry builds an installation for class: Link here for the news


Two Classical albums you'll want to hear- featuring an album by alum Will Liverman- link here to read


Alum Kadejah Harden illustrates a tour of Portsmouth's role in the Underground Railroad- Link here to read


Alumna Quintessa Meekins in a new role: Link Here to read


Alum Will Liverman gets a great review: Link HERE to read

GSA Alumnae, class of 2005, Adrienne Warren is nominated for her 2nd Tony- link here to READ


A Conversation with Broadway Star Adrienne Warren- link here to READ

GSA hires new faculty- link here to READ

Alumnus Ian Saunders, appointed Assistant Dean of Artistic and Social Change-link here to READ

Seniors Katheryn Sherrill and Laura Rodriguez make the news with their plays- link here to READ

Alumnae Emmy Raver-Lampman in Central Park- link here to READ

There is no stopping alumnae Adrienne Warren- in Backstage Magazine- link to READ

GSA wins Broadway regional awards- link to READ

Zach Casebolt, GSA music alum: Link to READ

GSA in Japan with Councilwoman Mamie Johnson from Norfolk- Link here to watch


GSA alumnus Ryan Speedo Green on WHRO- link here to watch


GSA students create installations for storefronts- link to READ


GSA Travels to Japan- link to READ


Alumnae Adrienne Warren- link to READ, link to READ

Alumnus Daniel Russell, Theatre, 2010- directs new video for Missy Elliot- link to READ

Locked Down on WTKR news- link to READ


Locked Down in the Virginian Pilot- link to READ

Meet Quintessa Swindell Meekins- link to Read


Alumnae Natalie Prass on NPR Tiny Desk Concerts- link HERE to watch

Read about Alumnae Emmy Raver-Lampman - link to READ


Granby High School Elizabeth Hughes at GSA- link to READ

Article about GSA in Opera Wire- link here to READ

Alumnus Ryan Speedo Green on CBS 60 Minutes- link Here to watch

Governor’s School students add a touch of Virginia to Washington’s Christmas trees- Read Here


50 schools chosen to create an ornament for the Christmas Tree in Washington, DC- GSA is one of them! Read HERE


Great review of GSA in the Virginia Opera- Link HERE


Vocal Music student Kennedy Stone at the Virginia Opera- Link HERE


Cover of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation Annual Report-Page 17-  Link HERE


GSA community service project- Project Memory for children in Puerto Rico- Link HERE


5/10/18- GSA on the Hampton Roads Show- HERE


5/10/18- Flagship News- She Loves Me- HERE


4/15/18- Distinction Magazine- HERE


4/15/18- Distinction Magazine- on alumnae Adrienne Warren - HERE


4/415/18- Distinction Magazine- on alumnus Ryan Speedo Green- HERE


4/15/18- Distinction Magazine- on alumnae Natalie Prass- HERE


3/24/18- Link to our photo gallery from our 30th Anniversary Gala- HERE


3/16/18- Virginian Pilot Article- HERE


3/16/18- Virginian Pilot Video- HERE


3/2/18- GSA on Coast Live WTKR- HERE


2/18/18- Washington Post with the Virginia Opera- HERE


2/10/18- GSA in Southside Daily- HERE


2/1/18- GSA in Tidewater Women- HERE


1/22/18- GSA on the Hampton Roads Show- HERE


12/15/17- VEER Magazine- HERE


11/2/17- Alumnae Raeesah Islam- Read HERE


10/17/17- Alumnae Adrienne Warren- Read HERE


10/17/17- Alumnus Gabriel Hyman- Read HERE


9/7/17- Gabrielle Pinkney sings at the NAS Oceana Air Show! Read HERE


08/17/17- Senior Visual Artist Ava Borte creates a design for a crosswalk in Va Beach.  Read HERE

08/17/17- Emmy Raver-Lampman in the LA Times about her role in Hamilton- read HERE


07/17/17- Virginian Pilot by Jesse Scaccia- GSA Expands! read HERE


Regional High School Dance Festival- ALT DAILY- read HERE


Ryan Speedo Green- CBS News- link HERE


Will Liverman stars in Virginia Opera's production- read HERE


Tidewater Parent article about Origin- our art gallery - read HERE


Pilotonline Blog by Ari Duvall - Origin- our art gallery- read HERE


Adrienne Warren is our first Tony Award Nominee! read HERE


Reframe the Shame Norfolk Perspectives:  YOU TUBE


April 11, 2016- Student suicide leads to theatre piece- The Virginian Pilot


April 4, 2016- GSA Students tackle issues of Depression:  The Virginian Pilot 

Smithfield showcases area's top young talent


GSA gets mention as great theatre in Hampton Roads- read HERE


Join us for The Unknown Variable- our first film- August 29 at Regal Cinemas of

MacArthur Center Mall-


No Tears from EVITA- Suffolk Herald Sun


Photoblogging by GSA Alumni David Beloff, class of 1992  Link here


Alumni Anthony Wayne is getting rave reviews for his original production: ‘Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical’ 


Justin Kauflin is in the movies:  Keep on Keepin On  check out the NY Times article: 


Raiquan Thomas from Portsmouth...


Governor's School puts on a show - even at commencement


Governor's School Grand Opening


VEER MAGAZINE- Governor's School- A Space of their Own, by Leona Baker


More Opportunities for Making Art: A Peek inside the New Governor's School-



HAMPTONROADS.COM- Governor's School for the Arts campus is consolidated in



Dr. Andrea Warren, named Top Ten Leading Ladies in Hampton Roads by Hampton Roads Magazine

GSA Students in the New York Times- LENS, photography, video and visual journalism - September 2013: Denney Turner, Franklin Julia Laughlin, Va Beach Nathan Gassaway, Va Beach Sasha Lasakow, Norfolk


The Virginian Pilot Magazine: GSA Visual Arts Students create public art:


Inside Business


Tidewater Parent highlighting ballet faculty Kathy Brenner


Towne Today


VEER March 2013 Issue


GSA is moving Downtown- Virginian Pilot


Van Hughes in a new show!

Adrienne Warren, Class of 2005, makes her Broadway Debut in "Bring It On- the Musical"       

Dan Turner, Class of 2001 in Interview Magazine - 1st solo show in London!

Jake Clemons, Class of 1998 is touring with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Connor Norton, GSA Class of 2010 is awarded the Spirit of Matthew Award from the Matthew Shepard Foundation in Denver. 

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