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Theater: ' Hamlet'

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.


'All good art is political'

The Washington, D.C.-based political newspaper, The Hill, published CalArts President Ravi S. Rajan's opinion piece, 'All good art is political' this past weekend.

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CalArtian Hanna Kim Wins Student Academy Award

Yesterday, the winners of the 45th Student Academy Awards competition were announced, and CalArts' student Hanna Kim (Film/Video BFA 19) was selected for the Animation (Domestic Film Schools) category. On Oct. 11, the medals placement (Gold, Silver, Bronze) for each category will be revealed...

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Ian Walker

Ian Walker
Composition BFA 15

My mother was a pianist and my first piano teacher. I sang as a child, took a break right around adolescence when my voice dropped, and I began singing again in rock bands when I was 15 or 16. After some classical training I...

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