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The LACHSA Visual Arts department enjoys a reputation of excellence for the study of art and design by providing students with skills and techniques in various media while focusing on basic skills, concepts, and theory. Its students enter the finest art schools and universities nationwide.
The Foundation year is followed by a diverse curriculum in Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking, Ceramics, Graphics, Illustration, Fashion, Experimental Film, and Animation. Classes are supplemented by visiting artists, and field trips to LA museums and galleries. Students have exhibit opportunities throughout the year in professional venues and their work is produced in an annual portfolio, The Gift of Love.
LACHSA VISUAL ARTS
A MESSAGE FROM THE VISUAL ARTS CHAIR
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The LACHSA Dance Department prepares future generations of dance artists and thinkers to enter their world with confidence and a courageous, creative spirit. Throughout their four years, dancers receive a strong basis of technical and artistic training with dance teachers/mentors from throughout the world, who generously share their professional expertise and insights with our students.
Dance majors are immersed in a diverse curriculum of classical and contemporary ballet, foundational modern techniques, jazz dance, contemporary, world dance forms, dance composition studies, dance history, health and wellness, social justice in dance and more.
Students’ experiences are enhanced with Master Classes taught by internationally recognized guest dance artists, teachers, choreographers and directors.