2017-2018 VAPA Theme: Celebrating Brave Acts
The Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Magnet is celebrating its 5th year and serves 9th-12th grade. The VAPA Magnet specializes in traditional arts and entertainment. VAPA students start with an introduction to theater, dance, music, and the visual arts. Advanced students experience depth of study in their chosen area of art.
We offer the A-G graduation requirements, honors and Advanced Placement courses in multiple subjects. As well, we provide a personalized approach for our students as we guide them through high school years and help prepare them to be career and college ready.
ARTS EVERY YEAR: VAPA students take a minimum of one art class each year!
VAPA students have a multitude of opportunities to participate in concerts, shows, exhibits, festivals, competitions, tours, workshops, arts related field trips and our guest speaker series.
VAPA juniors participate in an arts related job shadow and a spring showcase.
VAPA seniors participate in an arts internship and the senior showcase.
- HAMILTON! Verdugo Hills VAPA US History students will be attending the musical cultural phenomenon Hamilton @ the Pantages on October 26 through a generous grant from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History!
The Visual and Performing Arts Magnet specializes in traditional arts and entertainment.
VAPA students start with an introduction to theater, dance, music, and the visual arts.
Advanced students specialize in topics of their choice:
- Theatre: performance, directing, improvisation, Shakespeare, design and technical production
- Music: vocal, instrumental, theory and composition, recording
Dance: ballet, modern, jazz, choreography, Dance Team
Visual Arts: painting, design, sculpture, 2D design, 3D design