California Institute of the Arts

CalArts has earned an international reputation as the leading college of the visual and performing arts in the United States. Offering rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs through six schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music, and Theater—CalArts has championed creative excellence, critical reflection, and the development of new forms and expressions.



Dariush Derakhshani

Dariush Derakhshani

Faculty, Character Animation
School of Film/Video
Fran Krause

Fran Krause

Faculty, Character Animation
School of Film/Video
Douglas Kearney

Douglas Kearney

Faculty, MFA in Writing Program
Critical Studies
Jeannene Przyblyski, Ph.D.

Jeannene Przyblyski, Ph.D.

Provost and Faculty, School of Art
Stephan Koplowitz

Stephan Koplowitz

Director/Choreographer & Dean, Faculty
The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance