Visual & Performing Arts

The Performing Arts SLC offers students course sequences in dance, theater, vocal, and various instrumental music programs. Students are encouraged to move their way up to higher level performing classes. The Performing Arts SLC has partnerships with Roundabout Theatre Co., Battery Dance Co., College of Staten Island, Richmond Philharmonic, and Berklee College of Music. Students in performing groups perform in and outside of school for various audiences including Broadway, Carnegie Hall and more. A student does not need to be in the Performing Arts House to participate in the sequences offered. We include all students at Curtis High School.

GUITAR SEQUENCE

9 Beginning Guitar

10 Intermediate Guitar

11,12 Guitar Ensemble

ORCHESTRA SEQUENCE

9 Beginning Strings

10 Intermediate Strings

11,12 Orchestra

BAND SEQUENCE

9 Beginning Band

10 Intermediate Band

11,12 Concert Band or Jazz Band

IB Diploma Music SEQUENCE

9 Performance Ensemble

10 Performance Ensemble

11,12 IB Music HL and

Performance Ensemble

Performing Arts Sequence Dance

9 Dance Survey

10 Modern Survey

11 Ballet or Composition

IB Theatre Arts Sequence

9 Acting

10 Technical Drawing

11 IB Acting

12 IB Acting

VOCAL MUSIC SEQUENCE

9 Beginning Chorus

10 Intermediate Chorus

11 Intermediate Chorus or Advanced Chorus (Audition only)

12 Intermediate Chorus or Advanced Chorus (Audition only)


The Visual Arts SLC offers students course sequences in Graphic Design or Fine Arts Programs. Students are encouraged to move their way up to higher level performing classes. The Visual Arts SLC has partnerships with Roundabout Theatre Co. and The International Baccalaureate. Students in the Visual Arts classes exhibit their work in and outside of school.

IB DIPLOMA Fine Art SEQUENCE

9th Grade choice of the following

Painting

Drawing,

Graphic Design

Art History

11th Grade- IB Visual Art

Graphic Design CTE SEQUENCE

9 Photoshop, Illustrator11 -

10 Graphic Design 1 & 2 (InDesign)

12 - Level 3 - Advertising Art 1 & 2 -

internship

Culminating exam may be taken 11th or 12th grade.

IB DIPLOMA Fine Art SEQUENCE

9th Grade- Painting/Drawing

10th Grade- Graphic Design or Art History

11th Grade- IB Visual Art

Graphic Design CTE SEQUENCE

9th Grade - Painting/Drawing

10th Grade - Photoshop11th,

12th Grade - Production


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