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School of Theater production: Salome

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.


Remembering Suzan Pitt

Suzan Pitt, an influential animator and artist as well as a longtime faculty member of CalArts' Experimental Animation Program passed away earlier this week. Her colleague, Maureen Selwood, writes a remembrance.

 

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CalArtians Take Home 2019 Tony Awards

On Sunday (June 9), theater luminaries were recognized at the 73rd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Six CalArtians, including Mara Isaacs, Todd Sickafoose and Bob Mackie, joined a roster of distinguished winners.

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Tariq Tapa

Tariq Tapa
Film Directing MFA 08

When I came to CalArts I had limiting preconceptions about how to achieve the kinds of dramatic effects I wanted in my films. The faculty helped by pointing out precisely where I had missed opportunities in editing a scene, or...

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