Verdugo Hills High School

The Visual and Performing Arts Magnet at Verdugo Hills

 
                                   
  
 
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.

 

2017-2018 APPLAUSE:
 
  • 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
 

UPCOMING EVENTS:
 
Fall Play Battle Hymn auditions: September 5
 
Back to School Night:
September 7
 
Aloha Assembly:
September 8
 
FIELD TRIPS:
 
The Red Shoes @ The Ahmanson - 9/26/17
 
Dance & Dialogue - 9/27/17
 
Hamilton @ The Pantages
10/26/17
 
Norton Simon Museum - 11/2/17