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2014-2015 Fine Arts Calendar   

Fall Musical: "Cinderella" (October 24-25 @ 7pm; October 26 @ 2pm) St. Joseph's Academy Performing Arts Theater

 

Christmas Concert: "Christmas with the Angels" December 7 @ 2pm St. Joseph's Academy Performing Arts Theater

 

Senior Portfolio Presentations (tba)

 

Winter Play: "The Odd Couple" (February 19-21 @ 7pm) St. Joseph's Academy Performing Arts Theater

 

Spring Concert/Art Show: "A Grand Night for the Arts" (April 19, 2015; Art Show 12-2pm, Concert 2pm) St. Joseph's Academy Performing Arts Theater and Shanahan Commons

 

Spring Musical Variety Show: "Welcome Back: Songs from the 70s and 80s" (May 7-9 @ 7pm) St. Joseph's Academy Performing Arts Theater

 
The Fine Arts Department has multiple goals. We encourage the individual student’s potential to communicate and express creatively. We strive to develop sensitivity to the human condition and an awareness of the role of the artist effecting change. We endeavor to make art a dynamic influence in the life of the school so that students and faculty can become more aware of the beauty surrounding them. We emphasize the long lasting effect of fine arts and its impact on the students’ lives.

OBJECTIVES:

1. To develop aesthetic awareness and the skills necessary for observation and critical judgment of a work of art.

2. To provide opportunities for artistic expression which are both productive and satisfying for the individual.

3. To develop skills of specific techniques.

4. To provide multiple opportunities to develop individual potential.

5. To develop ability for expressive communication “in an environment that challenges students to grow in respect for self and others.”

6. To nurture creativity

7. To promote critical thinking.

 

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