School of Creative and Performing Arts


North American Saxophone Alliance Region 9 Conference

The NASA Region 9 Conference will be hosted virtually by the University of Calgary, from Thursday, March 18 until Saturday, March 20, 2021.

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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


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


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

UCalgary music students

Undergraduate programs


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

School events

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall

University Theatre Services

See a show. Book a venue. Organize a conference. Get production assistance.

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SCPA news and announcements

UCalgary first in Canada to offer a teaching certificate in safe dance principles alongside degree

Healthy Dance Practice Certificate adds more value to program's strong science focus...

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Two students named as finalists for McCall MacBain Scholarships

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RAFA: Feb. 17: Call for Francophone Artists

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Story of bison's return to Banff ecosystem brings people together

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In the media

In the News: Morountodun Okedara, Alumna, SCPA, in Calgary Herald

Black history cabaret celebrates femininity with seven homegrown artists

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In the News: Edmond Agopian, Creative and Performing Arts, on CKUA

Honouring 250 years of Beethoven!

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

University theatre presents small but live performance

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In the News: Edmond Agopian, SCPA, in The Gauntlet

University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts to host online concert celebrating Black composers

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