Our teaching of art is represented as a "cube." The three "dimensions" described as:
Self and Community
Reflection of the process
Reflection of the product
Risk / Challenge
Self-ReflectionThe arts are considered an integral part of a Branson education.
- There is a 2 year Arts requirement, but most students take 4 years
- 27 Art course offerings are scheduled as part of the regular school day- Douglas Arts Center facilities include: a 320 seat Jewett Family Theater, dance studio, drawing and painting studio, sculpture studio, digital media lab and dark room for visual art, and 7 well equipped studios for music, including Maxwell Music Hall.
The Branson Arts Faculty is composed of dedicated teachers who are also practicing professional artists, musicians, directors, and designers. Additionally, we support a robust Visiting Artist Program including Annual Artist-in-Residence and 4 Art Exhibitions in the New House Gallery, Guest Choreographers in Dance, Theater Specialists (Alexander Method and in Long From Improv) and Music Coaches and Professional Musicians.