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Arts on Campus

While many public schools throughout the state and across the country are struggling with funding for art programs, arts and culture thrive at San Diego’s private schools, where creativity is an integral part of the academic mind. The variety of artistic offerings and San Diego’s private institutions includes:



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Theatre

From after-school drama programs to acting workshops and advanced theatre production courses, local private schools engage young thespians in a range of performances, from musicals to Shakespearean dramas, improvisation to comedy, classics to contemporary. Behind-the-scenes students can also learn set and theatre design, playwriting, and stage direction.

Visual Arts

The next Spielberg may very well come out of a San Diego private school. With curriculum and after-school offerings in filmmaking, production, and screenwriting. Graphic artists can learn graphic design, while future Walt Disneys can test their skills in animation; fine artists can perfect their hand at drawing, painting, and 2- and 3-D studio arts, while budding photographers can point, shoot, and edit their way to the next photographic masterpiece.

Dance

From jazz and tap, to ballroom and modern dance, to hip-hop and Caribbean, the opportunities are limitless for dance students and choreographers from the beginner level to pre-professional at San Diego private schools, which offer state-of-the-art performance facilities and exposure to local professional dance troupes.

Voice and Instrumental Arts

Music matters at San Diego’s private schools, which offer students instrumental instruction from elementary through high school. Students are exposed to chamber orchestra, string ensembles, band, choir, a cappella groups, and even music theory and production.

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