“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”
Since the Arts have been recognized as a major discipline and La Salle High
School is dedicated to a college preparatory curriculum, the Visual and Performing Arts Department has developed a four year Visual and Performing Arts Curriculum. La Salle High School's Visual and Performing Arts Department attracts and serves students interested in pursuing a higher education in the arts.
La Salle High School offers a four-year Visual and Performing Arts programs in the following disciplines:
Film and Television
La Salle High School is the only high school in the San Gabriel Valley that offers these four-year programs.
La Salle graduates have been accepted to top rated schools with programs in fine arts, theater, movie production, design and dance. Schools include:
Art Center College of Design
Berklee School of Music
Loyola Marymount University
Otis Parsons College of Art and Design
The University of California at Los Angeles
The University of California at Irvine
The University of Southern California
La Salle Faculty has years of professional experience, and most have post graduate degrees in art, theater, music and education.
La Salle Students involved in the visual and performing arts have the opportunity to participate in many performance productions over the course of one academic year.
Performances/ showings include:
AP Art Show
Jazz Band concerts
The film lab is equipped with state of the art equipment and is an Apple Authorized Training Center for Education (AATCE)
Students in all disciplines have won awards in their respective art form, whether it is visual art, dance, film, music and theatre.
Summer classes need to be taken in the pre-freshman summer and summer between the freshman and sophomore year to qualify.
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”