Extended Studies at CalArts offers credit- and non-credit bearing options for creative exploration in the arts, on the ground and online, and on and off-campus. Our offerings are developed with the same artistic flavor and integrity of the curricular courses at CalArts.

Programs

  • Acting & Theater
  • Animation
  • Creative Writing & Critical Studies
  • Film & Video
  • Visual Art

Our programs in acting and theater are for performers, producers, and boundary-pushers alike.

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Enrich your drawing, design and storytelling skills! Our Animation courses and programs stem from the rich tradition of animation founded at CalArts.

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Take a deep dive into meaty subjects, from film theory to feminism to philosophy.

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Learn key technical skills for camera work, editing and post-production, and receive guidance and mentorship to create compelling stories on film.

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Give yourself time and space to push the boundaries of self-expression.

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Reside at CalArts this summer.      Learn More