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DVAPA EVENTS

Next up:

 

Taking Stage

performances from Advanced Acting Students

 

April 29, 2017 7PM

 

 

DANCE CONCERT

May 12, 7PM

May 13, 5PM

DEG

Dear DVAPA Families,

 

Delta Education Group (DEG) is a 501 c3 non-profit booster club composed of parents of artistically passionate high school students at Deer Valley Academy of Performing Arts.   Our mission is to enhance the fine arts experience by coordinating parent, teacher, and community involvement.  Our financial support for the Academy helps to refine skills, acquire knowledge and develop leadership in all areas of the performing arts, preparing students for success in College, Career, and Life.

 

 Visit us at https://www.facebook.com/

DeltaEducationGroup

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DVAPA...

   ...where ordinary moments become extraordinary experiences

 

 

 

Academy Theme for 2017: Artists as Activists

 

How does art spark social and political change?

 

Who is an artist?

How does art expand and enhance our thinking?

How does art record and communicate the human experience?

How does art represent personal expression?

How does art help us learn about other people?

What can we learn about a culture through its art forms?

How does art reflect human culture?

Do the arts reflect or shape culture?

How does art influence what we can learn about ourselves and about our society?

How is art used in everyday life?

How do artsts benefit society?

How can I use my artistic talents to benefit my community, state, country, world?

What inspires me?

What sparks the creative process?

How can performing arts skills (collaboration, design, sense awareness, creative thinking)

be applied to solve problems in local, national and global communities?

Does art define culture or does culture define art?

 

 

NEXT DVAPA ASSEMBLY

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NEXT LUNCHTIME ACTIVITY

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Who we are and what do we do at Deer Valley High School

The Deer Valley Academy of Performing Arts is a pathway academy within Deer Valley High School. Our vision is to provide students with an immersion in the performing arts while maintaining a rigorous academic curriculum. The academy of Performing Arts offers their students many opportunities: To assemble with other creative and talented students and teachers; To learn ALL disciplines of the performing arts, across various cultures; To build confidence and to elevate communication skills; To collaborate with the civic and artistic communities. What the Academy of Performing Arts Expects from you: To DEVOTE yourself to learning through performing arts; To maintain a respectful  attitude to teachers and fellow students; To always STRIVE for academic and artistic excellence. Students will follow the four year course sequence for the Performing Arts Academy. As freshman you will take classes that include drama, choir or Instrumental Music, dance, and stage tech skills. The Academy of performing arts is looking for students with a PASSION for the performing arts.

 

Vision

The Deer Valley Academy of Performing Arts is a part of Deer Valley High School whose vision is to provide an immersion in the performing arts; that, in concert with a rigorous academic curriculum produces students who are well-prepared for further studies in a two or four year college or for employment in their chosen field.

 

Mission

Our curriculum exposes students to a wide range of performing arts traditions from throughout the world and across many cultures. Our students see themselves as members of a civic and artistic community through performances and collaborations with other groups and community organizations. Used effectively, a performing arts curriculum requires students to think independently and critically, work cooperatively, and become lifelong learners and patrons of the arts. 

 

 

Deer Valley Performing Arts Teachers and Staff

Balasoto, Celina
Teacher
delucia, Lauren
Teacher
Devine, Sally
Teacher
Kuntz, Sheree
Teacher
Lawrence, Julie
Teacher
Lewis, Scot
Teacher
Mastrangelo, Michael
Health Teacher
Moats, Conan
Teacher
Pearson, Kathy
Teacher
Sagehorn, Michael
Teacher
Standen, Wesley
Teacher
Stark, Michelle
Teacher
Thrift, Joyce
Teacher
Ting, Damian
Teacher
Whittington, Ruth
Counselor:
Widener, Larry
Teacher
Wilkins, Blair
Assistant Principal

Performing Arts Locker

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