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Undergraduate core courses are the foundation of BFA studies at CalArts, providing a strong general education and opportunities to deepen every student's artistic practice.
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Offering innovative continuing education arts courses designed to meet the needs of both emerging artists and lifelong learners.
CalArts alumni talk about their student experiences.
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.
Watch the Spectrum News 1 piece on the LA Phil's Noon to Midnight festival, which featured a performance of David Lang's "crowd out," directed by Dimitri Chamblas, dean of The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts.
Anderson Cooper profiles the artist and CalArts alum who addresses socio-political themes in his abstract works.
As part of their tenures as Theorist in Residence, Povinelli and Hartman will be delivering two public lectures in the Los Angeles area in late January 2020 and 2021, respectively.
Vista LA from KABC-7 in Los Angeles produced a segment on Duende CalArts' documentary Finding Shelter. The film was inspired by the 2016 play Shelter, conceived by CalArts faculty Marissa Chibas, focusing on child migrants to the U.S.
CalArts ranks in the top 5% of most diverse colleges in the country, according to College Factual.
Let your ideas for CalArts future be heard. February is the last chance to share your vision before the project moves to the next phase.
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