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Elite Visual and Performing Arts Program was developed for students who desire to thrive academically while pursuing their passion for the arts.

VAPA stands for “Visual and Performing Arts.” This includes but is not limited to music, theatre, acting, painting, sculpting, sound production, stage design, and more! 

The Elite Visual and Performing Arts Program (VAPA) offers Elite Homeschool, Flex and Virtual students unparalleled flexibility, individual support and resources to excel in both the arts and in school. They have the unique opportunity to learn and grow with the help and guidance of teachers who are as passionate for the arts as they are knowledgeable.

Our experienced staff members have graduated from prestigious arts colleges and possess a keen knowledge in many subject areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Acting
  • Dance
  • Singing
  • Musical theatre
  • Music (Instruments)
  • Stage Combat
  • Acting for the Camera
  • Cinematography
  • Shakespeare Technique
  • Audition Technique
  • Literature and Criticism
  • Creative Writing
  • Voice Speech
  • Spoken Word Poetry
  • Movement

VAPA Lead, Amy Ciceri

EAA is pleased to welcome our new VAPA Lead, Amy Ciceri! Amy has been teaching K-12 for over twelve years, and most recently pioneered a successful HS performing arts program for the last eight years. She is most excited about designing unique and invaluable learning experiences for our diverse students that will ultimately empower them and help them gain self-efficacy, empathy, and authentic purpose through the power of music and the arts!

VAPA Field Trips

Field trips are a big part of the VAPA Program. Our latest field trip was to see Anastasia the Musical. Read all about it and see some great pictures by viewing our latest blog!

VAPA Webinars

Students at Elite participate in webinars that are personalized to their VAPA interests and passions. Below is an example of a session.

Recent Student Experiences

Musical Theatre Workshop

Students spent 5 days exploring the world of musical theatre and learning from former VAPA lead James Fowler. They also performed “Annie”.

Musical Theatre Workshop Recap


What is the Visual and Performing Arts program at Elite?

The Visual and Performing Arts program at Elite is among our school’s list of exciting and engaging opportunities. Elite Students with an interest in the Arts have an opportunity to take exciting virtual courses and have hands-on experiences with any one of our many highly qualified Visual and Performing Arts partners.

Does Elite currently have any Visual and Performing Arts Partners?

Elite has many Visual and Performing Arts partners. Our school is interested in honoring the desires of our families, and we have made sure to provide a list of our own highly qualified partners, and also a list of parent/student recommended partners. All partners are rigorously vetted by our Visual and Performing Arts Lead, James Fowler.

Who can participate in the Visual and Performing Arts Program at Elite?

All Elite TK-12  students are welcome to participate in the Visual and Performing Arts program. All high school students are required by the State of California to complete a specific amount of VAPA units toward graduation; this can be completed through a series of online, independent studies courses, or even through one of our VAPA partnerships.

Does Elite offer Visual and Performing Arts curriculum?

Elite Academic Academy is currently offering proprietary Visual and Performing Arts curriculum to our students. During our Summer year-round track, students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of Visual and Performing Arts programs hosted by our VAPA partners, and using the Elite Visual and Performing Arts curriculum. Students also have opportunities to take these courses during all school tracks.