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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.


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


Courses Required: 3 courses within chosen track

Performing Arts- Acting, Dance, Basic Music Theory

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

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

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


Visual Arts-

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Broad Museum

The Getty Center

Hammer Museum

Museum of Contemporary Art


Media Arts-

Annenberg Space for Photography

Sony Pictures Studio

The Getty Center

Skirball Cultural Center

Black Girls Animate Conference at Cartoon Network