Performing & Visual Arts SLC

Jessica Mendoza SLC Director

 Ms. Mendoza   

Theatre Track Overview

Award-Winning Theatre Track 

  • Exposure to producing, directing, writing and performing as well as technical aspects of theatre including lighting, sound and set design. 
  • Students of all grade levels have opportunities to perform in different settings: plays, musicals, open mic nights,  the Winter and Spring Festival of the Arts and Thespian Show. 
  • Partnership with the LeAp arts program providing an intensive playwriting residency that engages students in storytelling and creative expression. 
  • APVA students have participated in competitions all over New York City including the August Wilson Monologues, National Shakespeare Competition, and LEAP’s playwriting competition. 

Theatre track culminates to taking the Theatre Regents. Upon completion of 10 theatre credits and the Regents, students will earn a Chancellor's Arts Endorsed Diploma.

 

Art Track Overview

Comprehensive Art Track 

  • Four year art track for advanced students

  •  Portfolio 1 and 2 immerses students in a broad range of media including collage, printmaking, drawing, painting and sculpture 

  • Portfolio 3 and 4 expands on students’ skills sets and knowledge with opportunities to work on  large-scale projects using a broader array of materials

  • Graphic design and independent study offered during the 11th and 12th grades

  •  Advanced Placement 2D Portfolio

  •  Art Regents

Art track culminates to taking the Art Regents. Upon completion of 10 art credits and the Regents, students will earn a Chancellor's Arts Endorsed Diploma.

Senior Production: Antigone 2.0

MUSIC TRACK

Music Track

 

Year

Course 1 (Instrumental)

First Year

Music History & Performance 1 & 2

Second Year

Beginning Band or Orchestra

Third Year

Intermediate/Advanced Band or Orchestra

Fourth Year 

Intermediate/Advanced Band or Orchestra



Year

Course 2 (Choral)

First Year

Music History & Performance 1 &2

Second Year

Chorus

Third Year

Chorus

Fourth Year

Chorus

 

Music Electives:

CORE MUSIC 1 & 2 (TWO SEMESTERS)

MUSIC THEORY 1 & 2 (TWO SEMESTERS)

AP MUSIC THEORY 1 & 2 (TWO SEMESTERS)***

KEYBOARD 1 & 2 (TWO SEMESTERS)

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