...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
Wednesday, Jan 25th
Leave classes at 10AM for a short DVAPA Assembly during 3rd period
NEXT LUNCHTIME ACTIVITY
Wed. Jan 18th SECOND LUNCH
Be sure to come and participate in the lunchtime activity!
DVAPA Events Calendar
|Sat||Sept 10||7:00 PM||24-Hour Plays|
|Thur, Fri||Sept 29, 30||3:00 - 5:00||DV Idol Auditions|
|Tues||Oct 11||3:00 - 5:30||DV Idol TECH|
|Thur||Oct 13||7:00 - 9:00 PM||DV IDOL|
|Fri, Sat||Oct 21, 22||Haunted House|
|Oct 17-20, 24-26||3:00 - 7:00 PM||Play TECH|
|Thur||Oct 27||7:00 PM||Fall Play|
|Fri||Oct 28||7:00 PM||Fall Play|
|Fri||Nov 4||7:00 PM||Fall Play|
|Sat||Nov 5||2:00 PM||Fall Play|
|Tues||Nov 8||7:00 PM||Orchestra Concert|
|Tues||Dec 6||7:00 PM||Jazz Band Concert|
|Wed||Dec 7||3:00 - 5:30||Choir TECH|
|Thur||Dec 8||7:00 PM||Choir Concert|
|Sat||Jan 14||7:00 PM||24-Hour Plays|
|Mon - Thur||Jan 23-26||3:00 - 7:00||Dance TECH|
|Fri||Jan 27||7:00 PM||Dance Concert|
|Sat||Jan 28||5:00 PM||Dance Concert|
|Tues, Thur||Feb 7||3:00 - 5:00||Talent Show Auditions|
|Tues||Jan 31||7:00 PM||Band Concert|
|Wed - Thur||Feb 1-2||3:00 - 6:00||Hulapalooza Tech|
|Fri||Feb 3||7:00 PM||Hulapalooza|
|Mon||Feb 6||7:00 PM||Orchestra Concert|
|Tues||Feb 14||3:00 - 5:30||Talent Show TECH|
|Thur||Feb 16||7:00 PM||Talent Show|
|Fri||Mar 17||7:00 PM||Musical|
|Sat||Mar 18||2:00 PM||Musical|
|Sat||Mar 18||7:00 PM||Musical|
|Fri||Mar 24||7:00 PM||Musical|
|Sat||Mar 25||2:00 PM||Musical|
|Sat||Mar 25||7:00 PM||Musical|
|Fri, Sat||Mar 31, Apr 1||CMEA Instrumental Music Festival|
|Tue, Wed, Thur||Apr 25-27||Taking Stage TECH|
|Fri||Apr 28||7:00 PM||Taking Stage|
|Thur||May 4||7:00 PM||Percussion Concert|
|Fri, Tues, Wed, Thur||May 5, 9, 10, 11||3:00 - 7:00||Dance Concert TECH|
|Fri||May 12||7:00 PM||Dance Concert|
|Sat||May 13||5:00 PM||Dance Concert|
|Tues||May 16||7:00 PM||Instrumental Music Concert|
|Wed||May 17||3:00 - 5:30||Choir Concert TECH|
|Tues||May 23||7:00 PM||Choir Concert|
|Wed||May 24||9-3:00||Fine Arts Day|
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.
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.
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.