ELITE VISUAL &
PERFORMING ARTS
PROGRAM

NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Online Singing Courses: Many of you have voiced interest in virtual singing lessons. If you are interested, please email me at [email protected]
These lessons are at a first come first serve basis, and I will try to accommodate each of your schedules. 
The VAPA Club had their first informational meeting! There will be more meetings to come, as well as VAPA Club events and get togethers. Watch this space to know when the next VAPA Club event will take place!

VIRTUAL SINGING WEBINAR FOR ALL ELITE STUDENTS!

This recurring enrichment webinar has been designed to offer Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) to all Elite students an exciting, informative, and engaging artistic experience. Students will learn about vocal anatomy and health, as well as how to sing effectively and freely. Just click the link below to join in the fun each Monday, starting March 23 at 1:00 pm. Check out the Parent Square calendar for each new Webinar every Monday through April 13th.

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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 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 our VAPA lead James Fowler. They also performed “Annie”.

Musical Theatre Workshop Recap

Meet VAPA Lead, James Fowler

James Fowler has been teaching and performing for 10 years at LACHSA Summer Arts Conservatory, County of Los Angeles Parks and Recreation, Theatrical Education Group, and the Down Town Reparatory Theatre Company. After studying at some of California’s most prestigious institutions of art including Los Angeles County High School for the Performing Arts, Berklee College of Music, American Musical and Dramatic Academy of the Arts, he spent a great deal of time on stage and on camera. Most recently he has been producing and casting features and television. James believes in the ability of each student and has a knowledge of the arts that spreads over a vast amount of creative subjects. Contact Mr. Fowler at [email protected].

FAQs

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.

Who is the point of contact for the Visual and Performing Arts program at Elite?

Visual and Performing Arts Lead James Fowler is the point of contact for the Visual and Performing Arts Program. 

[email protected]
(866) 354-8302 EXT 708

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.