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ImageEliot Arts is a magnet school for students in grades 6-8 who are interested in music, dance, theater arts, and visual arts.
Eliot Arts offers an integrated academic program that nurtures the communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creative thinking skills necessary to be successful in the 21st century. Students perform in state-of-the-art facilities and create with the latest technologies.
REGISTRATION for 2014-15 school year resumes July 28 - Mon-Fri, 8 am-4 pm (Weds 10 am-6 pm)
What makes Eliot Arts unique?
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  • Excellent Academics- We have a team of highly educated and experienced teachers with diverse backgrounds, and rigorous, standards-based curricula.
  • An Arts Focus- At Eliot Arts, students have access to various music, dance, theater arts, and visual arts programs that are taught by professional artists and musicians and that stress problem solving and creativity.
  • Arts Integration- Art is integrated into core academics, fostering 21st Century skills and the application of Common Core standards.
  • Community Arts Partners- Students collaborate with top-rated, renowned LA area arts organizations and consultants to enhance real-world application of learning. Our partners include: A Noise Within, Art Center College of Design, the Huntington Library, Art Collection and Botanical Gardens, the LA Music Center, Little Kids Rock, and Lineage Dance

We are Music

Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, and Orchestra.

Music students learn to play, perform, and understand music, as well as compose, write, and play songs. They become well-versed in many aspects of music, learning industry standard software as well as various musical instruments. Music students get many opportunities to perform at a variety of venues, including our state-of-the-art auditorium (expected completion date, Summer 2014). 

We are Dance

From Ballet to Hip Hop

The dance program exposes students to various types of dance, from ballet to hip hop. Using our newly renovated dance studio as a classroom space, dance students expand their cultural literacy along with their knowledge of technique. Instruction is provided by our own faculty with guest teachers from our community partner, Lineage Dance of Pasadena. Eliot dancers have opportunities to perform both on and off-campus.

We are Theater Arts

From Writing Screenplays to Performing.

Theater Arts students work in a variety of disciplines, performing including individual monologues and scenes as well as writing screenplays. Students in the Theater Arts Department have the opportunity to work alongside professional actors and directors, such as David Guerra, a teacher and performing artist from the Music Center. With the completion of our new auditiorium in summer 2014, students will also have opportunities to learn the technical aspects of stage craft by working on lighting, sound, and set design.

We are Visual Arts

Studio Art and Digital Art. 

The Visual Arts Program consists of Studio Arts and Digital Arts. It is project-based, and promotes problem solving and creativity.  Eliot's award-winning visual arts students can be found finishing up a painting in the art room, or putting the final touches on Photoshop document in the digital lab. Students benefit from our partnerships with Art Center and the Huntington, learning from art professionals and participating in exhibitions and contests as well as developing their own portfolios. In addition to formal arts instruction, students benefit from the opportunity to participate in Room 13, an after-school program that is part of an international network of student-run art studios.

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We are Music

We are Dance

We are Theater

     We are Visual Arts

We are ELIOT ARTS, a visual and performing arts magnet school for the 21st Century!


2184 N. Lake Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001 - Phone: (626) 396-5680 - Fax: (626) 794-7238

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