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At San Domenico, the arts provide an essential opportunity for inquiry, exploration, agency, social commentary, and personal expression.
Whether submitting films to Sundance, honing photography skills in the studio, staging a performance in the Hall of the Arts, or studying in our world-renowned classical Virtuoso Program, there are no boundaries to exploring and discovering your creative passions.
We are proud to have one of the most active and innovative theatre arts programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. With numerous captivating theatre productions each year, our performing artists and technical crew members have ample opportunity to develop and nurture their minds, bodies, and spirits with instruction in classical, contemporary, and original works.
SD’s Digital Media program explores the intersection of technology and creativity, and invites students to study the important role that art plays in the digital age. From photography and art direction to animation, screenwriting, and soup-to-nuts film production, students learn the art of visual storytelling through personalized course sequences designed to feed their passions.
From rock band to our world-renowned Virtuoso Program for string musicians, SD students develop a love of music through instruction in chorus, jazz, pop, strings, classical, composition, and more. Our world-class Carol Franc Buck Hall of the Arts provides unique opportunities for training, master classes, and public performance. The Music Conservatory also includes 30 Rehearsal Studios and 25 professional Music Faculty.
From classical ballet to hip-hop, jazz, and contemporary, the Dance program at SD is creative and collaborative, providing students with technical training and choreography instruction that is appropriate to their technical development. Dancers of all levels explore, grow, and perform at many all-school events, culminating in the annual Spring Dance Concert.
Visual Arts at SD is a skills-based scope and sequence program that explores a variety of mediums, including photography, pottery, drawing, and painting. The department’s unique curriculum explores art history, technique, individual style, and the important role of artists whose work reflects current events, spirituality, beauty, politics, and more.
The founder of the Don’t Quit Your Day Job dance troupe shares her inspiring story on national television.