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.

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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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University Theatre Services

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

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News and Announcements


World Premiere: Supervillain Etudes for Piano Duo

SCPA piano sessional instructor Dr. Lana Henchell is working on a large-scale collaborative short film project...

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NEW free dance health webinar series

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Beginning: A National Coversation” on Disability and/in the Arts

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In the media


In the News: Clem Martini, SCPA, in CTV News

Calgary playwright transforms family trauma into theatrical drama

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

Festival of Animated Objects puts spotlight on burgeoning art form

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In the News: Jane MacFarlane, SCPA, in The Gauntlet

Theatre professionals give their advice to drama students

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