Education

CSArts-SGV celebrates its inaugural graduation

CSArts-SGV celebrates its inaugural graduation

California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Valley held its inaugural graduation ceremony, celebrating the 88 members of its first graduating class on May 31. Featuring performances from the Vocal Arts Conservatory, faculty members and the cross-conservatory...

CSArts-SGV’s production of ‘She Kills Monsters’

CSArts-SGV’s production of ‘She Kills Monsters’

In the time before "Newsies" and "You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown," there once existed simply a play. Forged by the hands of Production and Design and crafted in the minds of actors, and so advanced in its level of advancement that it would take a whole second cast...

First-year students reflect on their first weeks

First-year students reflect on their first weeks

During the second week of school, once everyone became situated with their conservatory classes, I went around campus asking new students and new faculty this one question: How is CSArts different than what you expected it to be? Here were their answers:

Things an arts high school education taught me

Things an arts high school education taught me

To embrace risk-taking (the good kind) Over the course of my year at CSArts, I watched my friends step out of their comfort zones, meet new people, try new things, and take risks in their art. We risked the comfort of the familiarity of our old schools to be here, and...