The music pathway provides experience in creating, performing, analyzing and responding to music. Students develop musical skills through the study of music history, composition, and music theory.
Explore the world of film production, cinematography and still photography through courses, hands-on projects using state of the art equipment, and working with guest artists.
Theater Pathway helps aspiring actors and directors emerge as confident and expressive performers by expanding their creativity, public speaking and performance skills, and their collaborative skills.
Offers focused experience in the art form of expressive movement. Students will explore the fundamentals of dance, including different styles and forms such as modern, tap, hip hop, Dance Hall, jazz, ballet, contemporary and lyrical.
Students are exposed to a variety of techniques, ideas and materials to foster and expand their visual literacy. All classes supplement studio practice with art history, cultural conventions, and various styles.
Great News for Essex Junction Families This year getting your children to school just got easier. The Essex Junction elementary schools, Hiawatha, Summit and Fleming will join Albert D. Lawton in offering an early drop off for all students. This will help our community avoid some traffic concerns, sync up all schools to the same […]
At the final coffee house of the school year at Essex High School, donations will be accepted for Nepal. The coffee house, set forMay 29 at 7 p.m., is open to any performing arts' student and is held in the cafeteria. Refreshments will be available. Donations will be accepted at the door and sent to UNICEF. Come on out and support the performers as well as the Nepal fundraiser.
All AVPA students need to go directly to the Auditorium for Advisory on Wednesday May 6th. Attendance will be taken there. We will be having a guest award-winning percussionist Jane Boxall present on that day.
It's that time of year again, the annual Essex Jazz Festival! This event features all the jazz musicians from ADL, EMS and EHS. The Essex Jazz Orchestra will also feature tenor saxophonist and composer, Dr. Joel Vanderheyden from St. Louis.
All AVPA students need to go directly to the Black Box Theater for Advisory on Wednesday (4/29). Attendance will be taken there. Guest Artist Lukas Huffman will be with us at that time.
ALL AVPA STUDENTS need to go directly to the Black Box Theater for Advisory on Wednesday, 3/18. We will be having a guest artist Hannah Dennison present on that day.
Prudential Committee Meeting @ 03:30PM
RED Public Forum @ 07:00PM
AVPA invites prominent artists to teach Masterclass Workshops. Working closely with these artists and through exposure to their opinions, motivations and working methods, students to gain insight into how artists approach the making of art and respond to the work of others. Get In Touch