The Creative Arts program includes art, dance and drama. Art that is created is inspired by famous artists and their styles, multicultures and a wide variety of materials. Dance classes include a blending of contemporary styles. Acting classes include games, improv and scene study. All classes meet throughout the school year and culminate in an art gallery and in performances at our annual Arts Showcase in May.
The Burbank Art Association has been encouraging creativity and serving the community since 1950. It holds monthly meetings and all are welcome! The Burbank Art Association encourages artists of all skill levels. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, except July & August. The meetings are held at 7pm until 9ish at 301 E. Olive Avenue, Room 102, Burbank. Park and enter room 102 from the rear of the building.
The Burbank Arts & Education Foundation’s mission is to ensure every student in Burbank public schools has access to a quality visual and performing arts education as part of their core curriculum. Through our two annual grant making cycles and community building efforts, we support arts education programming for the over 15,000 children in the Burbank Unified School District (BUSD). The results of our work are seen in the classrooms, art presentations and performances at BUSD?s schools. Since our founding in 2006, the Foundation has awarded more than $120,000 in grant funds supporting a wide variety of dance, theatre, music and art productions or projects, artist in residency programs, arts integration programs, professional development for teachers, sound system upgrades and strategic planning for Burbank Unified School District?s Arts for All plan. Your donation to the Burbank Arts for All Foundation, ensures these vital visual and performing arts programs can continue to flourish and grow in our schools – – making a difference in the lives of every Burbank student and our community. burbankartsanded.org.
The Burbank Unified School District is committed to providing our K-12 students equal access to a quality, standards based visual and performing arts education. Through strategic planning, professional development, community and corporate partnerships, grant writing, and fund raising we are building and sustaining programs for our students despite budget challenges. For more information or to make a donation please contact Peggy Flynn, Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator at PeggyFlynn@burbankusd.org or 818-729-4446.
City of Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services Program
The City of Burbank, Park, Recreation and Community Services Department offers a variety of classes in art, dance and music for children ages 3 months to 17 years. Please visit the website link for more infomation on these fun and exciting classes.
As the leading theatrical ballet company serving metropolitan Los Angeles, Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre performs captivating ballet presentations and offers engaging educational programs that nurture talent, artistic creativity and spirit while inspiring meaningful communication, interaction, and participation within our diverse community.
Under the direction of Darrell and Jenny Bishop, ShowCamp is a nonprofit organization that offers year round performing arts education and production with musical performances at The Alex Theatre, The Colony Theatre, Burbank High School, and throughout the community.