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KINKAID VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS GUIDING PRINCIPLE

Kinkaid Arts provides comprehensive arts experiences and instruction through a student-centered curriculum that fosters collaboration, creativity, and problem solving. Through our energy, focus, and master teachers, we provide artists and audiences an opportunity to learn more about both themselves and others.

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Each Visual and Performing Arts program is sequential, providing opportunities at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, so students may explore new art forms or develop a high level of proficiency in a particular discipline – as best suits their individual needs as developing artists.

In addition to fostering our students’ aesthetic sensibilities and artistic talents, our arts curriculum develops fundamental skills. We teach them how to see, experiment, invent, and imagine in ways that are an inherent part of the creative process. We give them opportunities to move beyond technique and create works rich in emotion, atmosphere, and their own personal voice or vision.

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS HONOR PROGRAM

In an effort to offer the most “comprehensive arts education” possible, Kinkaid Visual and Performing Arts offers honors courses to Upper School students who wish to exceed the expectations of our core offerings while delving deeper into our curriculum. Students interested in entering the advanced program must demonstrate highly developed skills, an elevated creative drive, and a demonstrated commitment to the arts.

In its simplest form, upon completion of four semesters of arts, students interested in consideration for the honors track must submit a portfolio for review. 

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Dance & Theatre

Kinkaid offers studies in the dramatic arts from theater to dance.

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Music

Giving as a recent graduate is a meaningful expression of pride in Kinkaid

Kinkaid offers music studies in band, choir, and orchestra.

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Visual Arts & Media

Kinkaid offers visual arts studies in ceramics, film, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and more.

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Writing & Journalism

Reaching out to those in our Houston community

Kinkaid offers studies in creative writing to journalism.

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Theatrical Productions

4

Dance Productions

10

Concerts

16

Visual Arts and Film Exhibitions

62,500

Square Feet in the Katz Performing Arts Center

56

Upper School Arts Courses

6

Yearly issues of the Falcon publication

6

Year Creative Writing Curriculum

12

Stations in the Video Filmmaking Lab