"The arts offers a place to express oneself, and to have the opportunity to be part of a community that is supportive at the highest level. From the students to faculty to the parent community, there is not a better place than Collegiate to begin the journey of discovering one’s passion."
Mike Boyd
Director of Performing Arts

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"At the heart of the Collegiate experience we find the arts. In each division and at every level, explorations in the visual and performing arts allow us to communicate our deepest thoughts, feelings and questions as well as our shared understanding of the world."
Dana DuMont
JK - 12 Visual Arts Chair

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The arts at Collegiate allow a path for students to pursue creativity, inquiry, mastery and expression through all forms of the performing, visual and media arts with a distinguished faculty. These pursuits are thoughtfully encouraged through local and global cultures. Students are encouraged to participate in service learning as they apply to the arts.

Collegiate Arts

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  • Collegiate Welcomes Students for Statewide Arts Festival

    Collegiate School today hosted more than 40 students from across the Commonwealth for the Virginia Association of Independent Schools Student Festival of the Arts. It is the first time a school in Richmond has hosted the event.
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  • Internationally Recognized Music Education Program Taught at Collegiate

    For the past two weeks, 35 teachers have converged on Collegiate School’s campus to learn music education techniques through a unique collaboration with VCU that has given them a broader network of peers and an understanding of how to incorporate Orff into their curriculum.

    These instructors, who hail from around the U.S. and Canada, have been studying one of three levels of training for the Orff approach, a music education method that integrates music with movement, drama, speech and play, that is also called Orff Schulwerk.
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Film at Collegiate

The mission of the film and video department is to educate our students in the art, craft, and technology of film and video, lighting and sound production. Our classes and clubs offer intensive hands-on production experience coupled with a broad exposure to many aspects of the arts. We nurture individual talent and skills, and encourage students to become creative, and thoughtful practitioners in the world of media.