California Institute of the Arts
The California Institute of the Arts ( CalArts for short ) is a private art school in Valencia , Los Angeles County , founded in 1961 under the direction of Walt and Roy Disney as a merger of the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music (founded in 1883) and the Chouinard Art Institute (founded in 1921) was founded. Based on the Bauhaus concept, the creative and performing arts were combined under one roof.
The university offers courses with bachelor's and master's degrees in the fields of art , music , dance , film and theater . Thanks to the open architecture of the building, the individual departments are in constant contact and offer joint courses.
Personalities ( selection )
- Klaus from the break
- Tim Burton ( Nightmare Before Christmas )
- John Debney ( The Passion of the Christ )
- April Greiman (graphic designer, typographer and head of the design department in 1982)
- Jason Goldwatch
- Volker Hartung (conductor)
- David Hasselhoff ( Baywatch )
- Stephen Hillenburg ( The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie )
- Art Hirahara (jazz pianist)
- Judy Chicago (feminist artist, art educator and author)
- John Lasseter ( Pixar )
- M. David Mullen (cinematographer)
- Pendleton Ward ( Adventure Time )
- Alex Hirsch ( Gravity Falls )
- Daron Nefcy ( Star Against the Forces of Evil )
Commons : California Institute of the Arts - Collection of Images, Videos, and Audio Files
Coordinates: 34 ° 23 ′ 35 ″ N , 118 ° 34 ′ 1 ″ W.