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On Key: A Master of Musicals Working with Students During MSA Master Classes



MSA Family Giving Brings Professional Talents to Student Classrooms In the first of three master classes funded through the MSA Family Giving Campaign, musical director G. Scott Lacy took MSA Musical Theatre students through their paces last week in the Performing Arts Center. As student actors took the stage one by one, Lacy used their performances […]

MSA Welcomes New Faculty



MSA students in both Creative Writing and Digital Arts and Photography will have new opportunities with the addition of new faculty to their respective programs—both Laura Caldwell and Howard Gersh have already delivered exciting new ideas and tools to program’s curricula. Laura Caldwell: Creative Writing Laura longed to expand the creative writing unit she taught […]

MSA Theatre wins major awards in two separate competitions across the Bay Area



Young Frankenstein wins Rita Moreno High School Musical Honors; Gabriel Cowger wins $10,000 Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship Marin School of the Arts at Novato High School had a huge night Monday, June 1, with theatre students winning major awards in San Francisco and San Jose.  Senior Gabriel Cowger won the Beach Blanket Babylon $10,000 college […]

The 2014-15 MSA Revue book has arrived!



Hundreds of images featuring students creating and performing can be found in MSA’s year-in-review. The MSA Revue is 52-pages with sections for each MSA program showing students working in class, performing and creating, as well as all of the year’s major performances and events. From the Big Band Dance to Showcase to Soirees, it’s all here and can be yours for […]

Cinematic Arts student earns full scholarship to Academy of Art University



MSA Cinematic Arts student Duncan Frost has been awarded the Academy of Art University’s Presidential Scholarship, which includes four years of tuition worth $100,000 to the respected private arts school in San Francisco. Rebecca Delgado Rottman, AAU Vice President for Community Relations and Governmental Affairs, (pictured at far left) presented Frost with the award at the 5th Annual […]

Divine Wine and Food Extravaganza: An Exceptional Evening Benefiting MSA



The 2015 DIVINE WINE & FOOD EXTRAVAGANZA presented by Academy of Art University and the Harbor Point Charitable Foundation (HPCF) is gearing up for an unforgettable evening and fundraiser featuring world-class wines, mouth-watering cuisine, great auction items and special entertainment by talented MSA students. Proceeds will benefit MSA’s programs. Presenting sponsor, Academy of Art University […]