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


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.

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall

University Theatre Services

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

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News and Announcements

Newly established Gordon Albert Bell Undergraduate Scholarship in Music awards inaugural recipient

Nikolai Nesterov, music undergrad in the School of Creative and Performing Arts, honoured in front of the Bell family at Oct. 13 event...

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School of Creative and Performing Arts celebrates new harpsichord with free noon hour recital

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Music Student Jury Report Form

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In the media

In the News: Mustafa Kamaliddin, SCPA (Music), in CBC Listen

La Seraphine Ukulele Concert|Calgary Eyeopener with Angela Knight

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In the News: Marilyn Engle, SCPA, in The Calgary Sun

'Beyond excellent': Calgary teen wins first prize at world-leading music competition

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In the News: The Conversation Canada

How theatre on the Prairies can imagine an equitable and inclusive future

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