Grace Brethren Performing Arts

1350 Cherry Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065, United States

The Grace Brethren Junior/ Senior High School Fine Arts Department is dedicated to preparing young people to be skilled artists with a heart for God. Whatever level of talent or desire on the part of any student, we strive to fully nurture and develop it into an appreciation of the arts. Recognizing individual accomplishment and abilities is encouraged but always accompanied with a balance of humility and glory to our Creator. We strive to incorporate the technological advances of our time so to expand the variety and creative possibilities of creative expression through Performing and Visual Art.

All of the Fine Arts – whether music, art, or drama – are not only gifts from the Lord, but throughout history He has used them to communicate His truths to the world, and to glorify Himself and His creation. Psalm 33:3 commands that we perform skillfully and with enthusiasm. The Fine Arts Department of Grace Brethren High School applies that command to every artistic discipline.

While we delight in those students in whom special talent resides, our primary goal as Christian educators is to promote the understanding that the arts and our love for them are God’s unique gifts to all. Whatever level of talent or desire on the part of any given student, part of our duty is to nurture that desire and develop the gift and appreciation of the arts to the fullest. We teach that the object of the student in developing their artistic gifts is to glorify God in a uniquely personal and creative way.

In each discipline ethnic diversities will be reflected, both to appreciate the variety of God’s creation, and in order to be equipped to make an impact for the Lord in any cultural setting. As a Department, we also strive to encourage interdisciplinary study and understanding, giving students a wider perspective of how God has used artistic expressions of man in every period of social history and development.

We strive to add and incorporate the technological advances of our time, so to expand the variety, and creative possibilities of artistic expression in all disciplines, and to prepare students as fully as possible for career and stewardship opportunities in all the arts.

We encourage the students to develop their gifts, and align their choices, morals, and attitudes as that of an artist with a heart for God.

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Royal High School

1402 Royal Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065, United States

Royal High pursues excellence in the Visual, Performing, and Technical Arts.  Our students are exposed to several courses of study including theater, vocal music, instrumental music, journalism, video production, ceramics, basic design, drawing and painting, traditional and digital photography.

Our student artists and performers exemplify the spirit of a multifaceted and well-rounded educational experience.  Although not all of our students will move on to pursue the arts in careers, arts education develops students with confidence, poise, and the ability to appreciate the beauty of the world around us.

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Simi Valley High School

5400 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063, United States

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, weekdays

Simi Valley High School actively promotes the vision of Commitment to Excellence. The staff is dedicated to promoting high student achievement by providing a rigorous academic and vocational program within a positive learning environment. The faculty and staff of Simi Valley High School strive to raise scholastic performance and behavior standards for all students. Simi Valley High School meets all requirements for the federally required Annual Yearly Progress report based on the No Child Left Behind law issued in November of 2003.

Highlights at Simi Valley High School include a digital photo lab, three business computer labs, a language computer lab, and refurbished labs for science classes. Our library-media center continues to be the school’s academic hub, providing fifty computers and multimedia equipment for class presentations and workshops. The books, resource materials, and the online databases continue to help students with a variety of research projects. As an added caveat, the databases are accessible to students through our website and through the internet. Students have their own “folder” on the school’s network, available from any computer at the school.

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It’s a New Day

Simi Valley, CA, United States


Since 2011, we have led the effort to protect and support the arts programs of Simi Valley schools. In the past four years, we have donated $32,000 back to the city’s four high schools.

It’s a New Day is a group of local citizens, patrons of and participants in the arts, with a passion to promote the arts in our community.  By mentoring young, local performers with experienced artists, we produce quality events in a variety of venues to raise money for the funding of worthy and local arts programs.

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Conejo Players Theatre

351 South Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA, United States

Conejo Players Theatre is an 188-seat theatre in Thousand Oaks, California. For more information about upcoming shows, please click here.