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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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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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