CalArts offers a variety of unique programs at the undergraduate and graduate level within its six world-renowned Schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater.
Undergraduate core courses are the foundation of BFA studies at CalArts, providing a strong general education and opportunities to deepen every student's artistic practice.
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The BFA Program in Design and Production provides a foundation grounded in project-based learning supported by a rigorous theoretical and critical framework.
Central to the training is exposure to a variety of collaborative practices including live performance, film, dance, themed entertainment, immersive environments, as well as social and civic entrepreneurship.
The Program is designed to train flexible, highly skilled professionals who can understand and adapt to the shifting technologies and levels of sophistication that are necessary for the exciting alternative landscape of experience design, themed entertainment, and immersive environments.
The Program is intended to lay the foundation for future exploration into the métier (or multiple métiers) of one’s choice and to pave the pathway to a rich and varied career. It supports rigorous and expansive engagement with the arts of scene, costume, sound, media, technical and experience design.
Ellen McCartney, Director of Design & Production
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