Marin School of the Arts at Novato High, is a specialized performing, visual arts and design program. MSA offers students, who are passionate about the arts, the benefits of a traditional high school with strong academics combined with college-level arts training.
MSA programs include:
- Cinematic Arts
- Creative Writing
- Instrumental Music—Jazz Studies, Classical Studies, and Rock Bands
- Theatre — Theatre Arts and Musical Theatre
- Visual Arts—Painting & Drawing, Digital Arts & Animation, Photography, Sculpture & Ceramics
- Vocal Music — Concert and Jazz Choirs
- Product Design
Students are encouraged to develop their skills and passions in a supportive community with faculty who are also professional artists and innovators and a staff who believe that arts education is an essential aspect of a student’s development. Artistic collaborations are offered within and across programs, along with project-based learning, inspiring/relevant guest teachers and visiting artists. Taken together, Marin School of the Arts works to empower students to follow their dreams to become the next generation of thinkers, builders, creators and leaders.