HI-DESERT ARTS ACADEMY
Semester Duration: Week of September 13th – Week of May 15th
Orientation: September 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm
First Class: Class days and times vary
Class Day/Time: There are many different youth theater classes offered, including Theater4Kids!, which is a special class geared for children in grades 1-3. Please check the schedule on the main page for specifics.
Instructors: Howard Shangraw (Idyllwild Arts Academy Theater Department Chair 2004-2014, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, South Coast Repertory Theatre) and Wendy Cohen – instructor varies by class and specifics are on the main page.
HI-DESERT ARTS ACADEMY MISSION
The mission of the Hi-Desert Arts Academy (HDAA) is to provide a first-class, academically-based, visual and performing arts education to students living in the Hi-Desert and surrounding Southern California regions. Our philosophy and belief is that, regardless of socio/economic factors, all students are capable of academic and personal success when surrounded by parents, teachers, and mentors who not only hold them to the highest of expectations, but also give them the individualized support they need to help them fulfill their potential.