Interested in acting, singing, dancing? Consider the Women in the Performing Arts Program (WIPA). WIPA provides an opportunity for students to take Intermediate classes in acting or dance as a freshman as well as taking Master classes at professional dance studios and theatres in the Bay Area.
This program provides extra opportunities for students interested in the performing arts (dance, drama, musical theatre, technical theatre. Freshmen accepted into the program via audition take intermediate classes in acting and dance, if they complete the summer conservatory program. WIPA students who take classes in theatre and/or dance every year, who participate in the fall plays, winter dance concerts and spring musicals, and who participate in master classes and summer programs earn the WIPA stole and recognition at graduation.
Selection into this program is determined by audition scheduled in the Spring.
Benefits of WIPA
WIPA creates opportunities for students to improve their technical skills and gain self-confidence by working closely with professionals who expose them to a variety of areas such as dance, drama, musical theatre, and technical theatre. Meeting working professionals in the business gives students a better idea of the many possibilities that a career in the performing arts holds.
WIPA: Theatre/Musical Theatre and Dance
In order to earn a WIPA stole at graduation, the student must have done the following:
Honor Points may be added by accomplishing the following:
The application for WIPA is two parts. The first part is completing an application; the second part of the application process is a live audition.
Part One: Complete Online Application
Please complete the application below to give us information about yourself and your interest in the program as well as answer three essay questions. Following completion of the application, you will receive a confirmation email and audition reminder.
Part Two: Live Audition - date to be announced
Please come with following prepared:
Liz McAninch and Joshua Ornelas