School of Creative and Performing Arts

Why Creative and Performing Arts?

Our aim is to reimagine artistry for the 21st century through a careful balance of tradition and innovation. We explore both disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on dance, drama and music. We engage with history and the contemporary world in order to become rigorously trained and intellectually agile.

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Dance at night 2019

Undergraduate programs

Dance

Combine intensive studio training and rigour with experimentation. Inspire intellectual inquiry. Nurture your passion and share your love of dance with others.

Baby birds performance

Undergraduate programs

Drama

Design your own program of study. Combine rigorous artistic creation with advanced academic inquiry.

UCalgary music students

Undergraduate programs

Music

Unleash your creativity and explore how ideas and emotions are communicated through sound. Experience focus, discipline, collaboration and independence.

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Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall

University Theatre Services

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SCPA news and announcements


In Memoriam: Joyce Doolittle

Campus flag lowered on Friday, March 27...

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Drama grad talks her way to a successful career

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Newest artistic collaboration The Fairy Queen is ‘over-the-top, cheeky and playful’

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Youngsters Zoom to extracurricular activities

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In the media


In the News: School of Creative and Performing Arts, in Calgary Herald

Hobson's Choice: Community and university theatre groups mine the classics

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In the News: School of Creative and Performing Arts, in Calgary Herald

Preview: Powerhouse cast helps emerging artists deal with The Merchant of Venice's anti-semitism

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In the News: John Knight, Sofia Huarte, Sebastian Rueda Montes, Stefan Lauritsen and Ethan Ross, SCPA, in Calgary Herald

Preview: University theatre immerses itself in acclaimed Afghan war story

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In the News: John Knight, Master's Student, Creative and Performing Arts, in Hanna Herald

Preview: University theatre immerses itself in acclaimed Afghan war story

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