University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts, Dance, Drama, Music

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

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

Drama

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

UCalgary music students

Music

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

Appointments - Office of the Dean

The Faculty of Arts announces interim Associate Dean, Research roles

School of Creative and Performing Arts hosts immersive dance experience on climate chaos

Just Breathe, Okâwîmâwaskiy features a decolonized perspective on taking action, runs Jan. 25-26

Be part of the change on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

UCalgary holds ceremony Dec. 6 honouring victims of Montreal Massacre

Award-winning play unveils love on stage

Shakespeare in Love opens UCalgary's School of Creative and Performing Arts drama mainstage season

In the media

In the News Melanie Kloetzel, SCPA, in CBC Homestretch

Dance Research Conference

In the News Marie France Forcier, SCPA, in CBC Radio-Canada

Quand les traumatismes psychologiques s'invitent dans la danse

In the News Rod T. Squance, SCPA (Music), in The Daily Courier

The skill and communication of musicians gives audience a thrill

In the News Christine Brubaker, SCPA, in Yahoo! News Canada

The theatre we want in 2040? We used 'strategic foresight' to plan on the Prairies


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