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The Arts

Director- Ms. Christina Muraczewski

The Arts Program prepares young women for a successful transition into college in the areas of visual, performing and media arts. The Arts Program offers students both theory and hands-on experience in various creative art topics. Students may choose to join the Media Arts, Visual Arts, or Performing Arts track. The program also exposes students to various opportunities such as project-based learning. After successful completion of the Arts Program, an SMA student will have gained extensive exposure to that particular field including career options.

Carina painting

Entrance Requirements: 500 word essay and interview with the Program Director.

Courses Required: 3 courses within chosen track

Performing Arts- Acting, Dance, Advanced Dance, Choir

Visual Arts- Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, AP Studio Art Drawing, AP Studio Art 3D Design, AP Art History

Media Arts- Yearbook, TV & Film Production, Digital Photography, AP Studio Art 2D Design
ceramics with teacher

Field trips include:

Performing Arts-

Center Theatre Group Performances

A Noise within Performances

LA Phil at Disney Concert Hall

Redondo Performing Arts Center

UCLA Gluck Performance

LA Opera

Theatricum Botanicum


Visual Arts-

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Broad Museum

The Getty Center

Hammer Museum

Museum of Contemporary Art

painting field trip

Media Arts-

Annenberg Space for Photography

Sony Pictures Studio

The Getty Center

Skirball Cultural Center

Black Girls Animate Conference at Cartoon Network

Fowler Museum

Aquarium of the Pacific

media students
Recent College Matriculation for Arts
Pace University- Journalism Major
UCLA- Visual Arts Minor
CSU Long Beach- Medical Illustration Minor
Marist- Fashion Design Major
CSU Monterey Bay- Animation Major 
UCSB- Performing Arts Minor
CSUN- Film Major
University of LaVerne- Theater Major
UC Santa Cruz- Game Design Major
Santa Monica College- Photography
Santa Barbara City College- Illustration
Sacramento State- Film & Media Studies Major
Santa Monica College- Communications Major 
UCLA- Arts Minor
CSU Dominguez Hills- Theater Major
LMU- Arts Minor
Otis- Fashion Design Major
Cal Lutheran- Marketing & Communications Major
UC Riverside- Arts Education 
Santa Monica College- Journalism Major 
Mount St. Mary’s University- Film Major