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We offer a wide variety of courses and programs in the visual and performing arts. Get the essential practice and preparation to harness your creativity and express yourself artistically.
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Designed for students with little or no art background, the Art and the Creative Process certificate program takes students step-by-step through a systematic program of courses to develop basic artistic skills and the creative process.
Learn how to sing like a professional or play an array of instruments from experienced instructors. We offer classes in Guitar, Singing, and Piano, as well as Music History and Theory.
Get a clear picture of what the Professional Certificate in Photography can do for you, or check out a new course to hone your existing skills. From beginner to advanced, we provide a full range of classes designed especially to help you fully observe, find innovative solutions, and express your creativity.
We offer a variety of acting and dance courses designed to introduce you to peforming arts, and provide you with opportunities to develop your skills in dance, movement, character development, directing, improv, and more.
Our courses and certificate programs in graphics and website design will help you learn the fundamentals while you develop original artwork that's purposeful and effective.
Our photography instructors are seasoned professionals and respected artists, active in the field and constantly creating. Take a look at their work and see for yourself.
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A five-day summer program for intermediate to advanced musicians ages 14 to adult. UCSD Jazz Camp offers a unique journey into the world of jazz with workshops, private lessons, faculty concerts, and more.