Music - Annual Jazz Cd recording session at Capitol Records Hollywood

California Institute of the Arts is renowned internationally as a game-changer in the education of professional artists. The transformative cultural impact of our alumni shows why: We bring out visionary creative talent unlike any other university, school or conservatory. An all-inclusive community for a diversity of authentic voices, CalArts today offers more than 70 comprehensive degree programs in the visual, performing, media and literary arts.


CalArtians Nominated for 73rd Emmy Awards

The nominees for the 73rd Emmy Awards were unveiled this morning, via livestream on the Emmys’ website. The announcement was made by actor and CalArts Theater faculty Ron Cephas Jones and his daughter, Jasmine Cephas Jones. As in previous years, CalArtians are well-represented in numerous...

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Democracy Will Prevail

This email was sent to the CalArts community from President Ravi Rajan in reponse to the breach of the U.S. Capitol today, Jan. 6, 2021, during the Electoral College vote count. 

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Condola Rashad to Release Space Daughter: Behind the Magic

Singer, Tony Award-nominated actress, and CalArts alum Condola “Dola” Rashad releases Space Daughter: Behind the Magic, a mini-documentary that provides insight into the creative process of her critically acclaimed visual EP, Space Daughter. The documentary will be...

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Dan Bustillo

Dan Bustillo
Art and Technology MFA 14

When I first looked into the Art & Technology program at CalArts, I was especially excited to see that not all of the work students in the program were making could be thought of as explicitly having to do with technology. From pneumatic sculptures, to operatic performances, to videos about technology, I was thrilled at how broad the concerns of the program were. 

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