Fine & Performing Arts
Become part of the AMAZING collaborative Fine Arts Team! Don’t make a painting to match your sofa, make one to match your soul! Drawing, painting and sculpting techniques are all explored and refined in our Visual Arts programs.
Try your hand volunteering as an artist for one of the many community art projects available to us. Huge opportunities also exist for exposure as an artist at one of our three major art shows: the annual District Art Show, the High Energy Show at the Art Gallery of St. Albert or the Fine Arts Council Exhibit.
We have two stellar music programs. Let your musicality flourish in one of these incredible Band Programs! You will become a part of a tight-knit ensemble, develop your abilities and of course, perform awesome music! If you wanna be a rock star come kick it with us, bring your band or start a new one, go on tour as part of a band or as a roadie.
Teamwork, improv, speaking and confidence from business to Broadway, the skills you learn here will last a lifetime. Become part of a huge musical production with a live orchestra. Work behind the scenes on lighting, sound, media, props, and stage management.
Students will work after school in semester 2 on productions for the PK One Act Play festival. There will also be opportunities to take the shows to the City festival at the University of Alberta and the provincial competition in Red Deer.
Explore drawing, painting, sculpture and contemporary art techniques. Emphasis is on awareness of natural and created environments and developing art skills. Students wishing to complete the AP portfolio may begin an AP Art program in Art 20 or Art 30 by making a request to the Art teacher.
Art 31 is for serious Visual Art students wishing to develop their portfolios further.
Students in Art 31 AP submit their portfolios to the AP College Board for evaluation.
Develop your performance, communication and collaboration skills through theatre! You will have the chance to explore improvisation, stage combat, scene work, play writing and directing, and end with the production of a play.
This course is offered to students with any experience on any instrument and instruments can be provided. Topics covered include performance, stage etiquette, industry basics, recording, and song structures. Students can choose their own content and play popular music in any style.
Learn technical skills and develop your musicality. Performances are mandatory. Students must have a prior knowledge of a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument.
This course occurs after school in Semester 1 and is open to anyone that auditions. Together students work towards a large-scale production and focus on acting, singing and dancing skills, whether you are experienced or not!
3 or 5 credits
This course is offered as a 3 credit or 5 credit course. Step into the captivating world of theatre production in our technical theatre course! Get hands-on experience as an integral part of the technical crew for the school's musical, where you'll bring the stage to life by crafting props, building intricate sets, and adding the finishing touches with your painting expertise. While you'll have the chance to explore the enchanting realms of lighting and sound, our primary focus is on the art of set design and construction. Join us and be part of the magic behind the curtains, where your creativity and teamwork will play a crucial role in creating unforgettable performances on the stage.