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Students, do you have an interest in animation, video/film making, television production, fashion design, journalism, drama, or fine art? Crenshaw High School offers a three year college preparatory program that prepares students to enter the dynamic multimedia/entertainment industry. The Visual Arts and Performing Arts Magnet provides a powerful new curriculum that develops digital and audio-visual communication skills while expanding comprehension of academic subjects and preparing students for 21st century careers. VAPA highlights include… 
  • A new television and multimedia studio with hi-tech equipment
  • Exposure to the Media industry through field trips and speakers
  • The Academy is designated as a “State of California Partnership Academy”
  • Trips to colleges, assistance with college entrance exams, etc…sponsored by the Fulfillment Fund
  • Students completing the program will produce a media portfolio, receive a Certificate of Achievement, and a letter of recommendation
  • Students participate in television and media internships and workshops at TV studios, multimedia companies, colleges, and non-profit organizations during summers and after school
  • End of the year art festival that displays student work