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Arts Season

Victoria School of the Arts

2018-19 Season


Gallery Events

Life. Light. 

June - September 24, 2018

Photography from students of 2017-18.

Planck & Euler Observe the Event Horizon (Media Guests)

September 28-October 24, 2018

Guest artists blend performance and street art, projection mapping and electronic soundscapes to create work inspired by two scientists central to the development of modern physics.

Illuminate (Visual Art 7-12)                                                             

October 30-November 22, 2018 

Delight in student experimentations and the interplay with the science, art and the meaning of light.

Chance (Visual Art K-6)                                                                      

November 29-December 20, 2018

Embrace the spontaneity of chance occurrences through experimentation and interplay of methods and mediums.  

Processing… (Media 10-12)                                                            

January 9-February 19, 2019

A showcase of graphic design, illustration and photography.

Migration/ m?-?gr?-sh?n (Art IB)                                                       

March 4-April 5, 2019

Experience the regular and willful crossing of prescribed borders and boundaries while navigating past and future; lost and undiscovered worlds.

Listen to the Light (Instrumental Music & Photography 10-12)       

April 11-May 10, 2019

Compositions paired with visual imagery.

Sangam (Visual Arts/Art Gallery of Alberta 7-9)                               

May 7-23, 2019

Sangam - the Sanskrit word for confluence, a common meeting place where ideas and inspiration flow together.  Collaborative works inspired by the movement of dance.

Shades of the Possible (Media 10-12)

May 15-June 6, 2019

Explore the cultural and visual impact of shadow puppets and how they inspire contemporary art, media and animation.

Everyday Circus (Visual Art 10-12)                                                    

June 13-September, 2019

Explore the moments and characters of life which make it all the greatest show on earth!

Performance Events

Momentum (Theatre 10-12)                                                                          

November 1, 2018

Step inside the rehearsal hall to experience work emerging from Acting class.

The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux (Theatre 10-12)                 

November 29 & 30, 2018

A comedic cautionary tale pitting the forces of greed, conformity and fear against truth, art, light and life in a new Canadian translation by David Edney.

Fusion(Guitar & Instrumental Music 10-12)                                                

December 7, 2018

Secondary instrumental music and guitar students will share a fusion of the two disciplines.

Emerge (Dance and Choral Music 7-12)                                                      

December 13, 2018

A celebration of secondary dance and choral music.

Winter Wishes (K-6 Arts)                                                                              

December 19 & 20, 2018

A celebration of the arts by our elementary students

Crazy For You by George & Ira Gershwin (Theatre 7-9)                             

January 24 & 25, 2019

A zany rich-boy-meets-hometown-girl romantic comedy, this musical theatre classic features memorable Gershwin tunes including “I Got Rhythm,” and “Nice Work if You Can Get It”.

Leaps & Bounds (Dance 8-12)                                                                     

February 14 & 15, 2019

Students in the International Baccalaureate dance program present their group compositions on student dancers.

Disambiguation(Vocal & Instrumental Music 10-12)                                 

February 19, 2019   

A collaboration that exposes the nuance of jazz music making it more accessible to the learner and listener.

In The Heights by Lin-Manuel Miranda & Quiara Alegria Hudes (Theatre 10-12)  

March 14-16, 2019

The Tony Award winning musical about family, community and home that brought Lin-Manuel Miranda to the fore of American Musical Theatre.

Entrances (Theatre 7-12)                                                                             

March 20, 2019

Students in theatre classes share their learning in an early celebration of World Theatre Day.

PlayWorks Festival(Theatre 8-12)                                                                 

April 13-18, 2019

Victoria School’s annual showcase of student-directed one act plays led by Directing 35

Configuration (Instrumental Music 9-12)                                                  

April 25, 2019

A sharing of student compositions as facilitated by mentor Allan Gilliland as part of a Victoria Foundation for the Arts Master Class.

Live at the Tonys! (Instrumental, Choral & Guitar 7-12)                         

May 15 & 16, 2019

A collaborative theatrical performance celebrating music from Tony-nominated musicals presented in two halves with the entertainment continuing through the intermission.

PYP Exhibition (Arts 6)                                                                                

May 23, 2019

Celebrate the culmination of the Grade 6 inquiry based projects.

Together and Apart (Dance 20IB)                                                           

May 24, 2019

Students in the International Baccalaureate dance program present their year one solo and duet compositions.

em·bod·i·ment (Dance 4-12)                                                                    

May 29 & 30, 2019

A celebration of movement in all its forms.

ScreenWorks (Media 7-12)                                                                      

May 31, 2019

A celebration of the year’s work in Media, Animation, and Visual Communications. The evening will feature content from classes and extra-curricular Media pursuits.

Possibilities (Arts K-3)                                                                        

June 11 & 13, 2019

An opportunity for our youngest students (K-3) to celebrate their learning.