• VPA Headline


    What We're All About

    The Visual and Performing Arts Pathway will deepen your understanding of how the arts transform communities. We prepare students to work as professional artisits or individuals in the creative arts practices with an emphasis on student voice, creating, analyzing, and critiquing artisitc work, arts for social change and interdisciplinary project-based art collaborations within and between departments.

     The arts are fundamental to our humanity. They bring communities together, spark creativity and innovation, strengthen the economy, have social impact, and drive tourism

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    Visual and Performing Arts Pathway

    Course Sequence - Please view our course descriptions and sequences at this link


    Career, College & Community

    Visual Arts Careers:

    Commercial and Environmental Photography, Commercial and Environmental Design, Comic Book Illustration, Medical Illustration, Game Design, Art Educatior, Art Publication, Artisan, Craftsperson, Art Restoration, Theatrical Scene Painting, Gallery Owner, Curator, Museum Educator.

     Performing Arts Careers:

    Actor, Director, Playwright, Publicist, Teaching Artist, Stage Manager, Technician, Session Musician, Vocalist, Accompanist, Conductor, Band Leader, Mangaer/Agent, Promoter, Producer, Songwriter, Music Journalist, Music Teacher.

    Opportunities for internships are availabe please more detail at this link.


    Our Partners:

    Pathway partners include ACT-SF, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Laney College, 510Arts, MUSE, Oakland East Bay Symphony. Distaff Singers. OM of CA, DeYoung Museum, and ProArts-Gallery.