Recieved with two packed houses, both providing standing ovations, Skyline College's first full scale musical in over thirty years was a hit. The Students who made up this incredibly talented cast have broken new ground by returning the performing arts to Skyline College with remarkable production of the classic musical by Kander and Ebb.
California Classical Ballet is a peninsula-based ballet school for children and young adults. They are dedicated to preserving the beauty and discipline of ballet in a fun, loving and nurturing environment. Students who are involved will not only learn how to dance, they will achieve a sense of accomplishment which will motivate them in whatever they set out to do. For more information regarding the school or up and coming events please call (650) 759-6438.
Spark of Creation Studio is committed first and foremost to foster the love of dance and the performing arts in their students. They are passionate about dance, music, theater and the education of the performing arts on the Peninsula. Their studio’s primary focus is developing each student’s talents by nurturing their individual abilities to instill self-esteem and an understanding and appreciation for dance and music. They believe in providing the highest quality of professional instruction and building community in a safe and creative environment. For more information please call (650) 588-3330.
Every year Skyline College Theatre is home to the Shelly Pack Dancers for their annual Summer recital. The Shely Pack Dancers' award winning curriculum has a program to suit everyone. Highly successful performers are part of the Shely Pack Dancers, whose competition team has won multiple Platinum and Gold Awards on a national level. For more information visit the Shely Pack Dancers website.
Chinese Dance School and Theatre was founded by its managing director and lead choreographer, Kaiwen You in 2004 in San Francisco. The mission of China Dance School and Theatre is to introduce, educate, and celebrate the rich and colorful heritage of Chinese ethnic and folk dance. Through this beautiful art form, we hope to contribute to the opening dialog with our younger generation of Chinese Americans as well as gaining mutual respect within our ethnically diverse communities in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, please call (415) 279-8938.
As a television show, Aawitan Kita ran for 35 years. When the cast produced an international tour, it became a veritable display of Filipino artistry. It was initially aimed to develop and encourage appreciation of Filipino arts and culture through indigenous Filipino music, by way of reviving especially among post-war generations what used to be a homeland’s love for something inherently its own.
California Theatre Center was founded in 1976 with the purposes of creating quality theatrical experiences for youth and families; instilling an early appreciation of literature and the fine arts in tomorrow's artists and citizens; and providing outstanding educational opportunities and training in the theater arts. For more information regarding the company or up-coming shows, please call (800) 606-0424.
Working with over 300 students each year, alongside Skyline advisors like Liza Erpelo, Nate Nevado, Marisa Mariano, and Melanie Espinueva, their goal -- with the help of the Filipino Student Union, Pilipino Cultural Night, Kapatiran Mentorship Program, and Kababayan Dance Troupe -- is to enrich our communities with the pride and love we have for our Filipino and Filipino American language, culture, and heritage through dance, performing arts, and original storytelling on stage.
A large number of students who graduate from Capuchino High School enroll at Skyline to kick-off their college careers. It seemed only natural, that when the High School District decided to rebuild their theater that the school sought to utilize the performance space at Skyline College to produce their two annual shows.
Westlake School for the Performing Arts is proud to offer to the children of our community an opportunity to participate in the training, the competition events, and the performing programs of WSPA; an institution where talents are discovered, skills are honed, dancers are bred, and where people come together with a common goal - to be our best, to share our best, and to give our best. For more information about the school or event schedule please call (650) 757-1244.
“Rock The School Bells” is the final stage performance of the annual Skyline College Hip Hop Conference which is a student-led, student organized event aimed to educate and empower the youth, students, and the communities at-large about the importance of education and personal development through the usage of hip-hop. Organized by Nate Nevado and originally funded through the President’s Innovation Fund, their annual concert and workshops feature Hip-hop notables like: Supernatural, Oakland Faders, and Medea Sirkas.
Initially funded through Skyline College’s “President’s Innovation Fund”, the Performing Arts Showcase was created as a means to showcase the many creative and performing arts classes at Skyline College. Students enrolled in dance, music, or technical theater produce a finished performance annually as a means to display their talents and learn what it takes to produce a live performance. The Showcase includes performances by: Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Dance Ensembles, Concert Band, Guitar Ensembles, Dance and Cheer Club, Vocal Solos, Poetry and Dramatic Monologues.
Originally created in 2009 as a means for students at Skyline College to express themselves through the performing arts, Theatre Club has grown into larger organization with me means to produce and or sponsor other events in the theater while still maintaining a busy production schedule of their own. With two to three major self-produced productions every year, fundraisers, organized field trips, and a variety of presentations assisting other clubs, events, or organizations, Theatre Club has become a regular fixture at Skyline and will continue to grow and help foster an appreciation of the performing arts at Skyline College for many years to come. For information regarding the Club or an event schedule, please contact the advisor Alan Ceccarelli at (650) 738-4134.
Skyline College Fellowship Club Presents "An Evening to Remember"
Skyline College Fellowship Club presented a night of music, dance and dramatic performance in celebration of faith. Performances included, "The Mountain International Dance Company" led by Artistic Director and principal Choreographer, Vassilii Mountain, the "Point Loma Nazarene University Choir", and dramatic/ comedic performances by Skyline College's own Fellowship club.
On Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 the Skyline College Respiratory Club presented the first annual student produced film festival of short films directed at raising awareness for lung health issues and anti-smoking topics. Awards were given to a number of short films after a presentation and question and answer period with the producers and directors of the selected shorts.
Adam Rafferty (a.k.a. "Raf") has played as a first-call, in-demand guitarist with the greatest musicians on the planet at countless music festivals (US and Europe), concert halls, and New York City night clubs - with the likes of Dr. Lonnie Smith, The Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, L.A. Studio legend Bennie Wallace (wrote the soundtrack for "White Men Can't Jump"), bassist Bob Cranshaw (from the original Saturday Night Live band), and Alvin Queen (drummer for Oscar Peterson), and Mike Longo - Dizzy's pianist - to name a few. As a friend and former colleague of Skyline Guitar Instructor Frank Markovitch, Adam performed a solo concert and gave instructional tips on accoustic guitar techniques to Skyline students.
Sining Kumintang ng Batangas, the Official Cultural Performing group of the Province of Batangas was founded by Engineer Vicente P. Cordero in 1980, and was formally organized in 1992. Since then it has established itself professionally and artistically as one of the premier dance companies in the country today. Composed of enthusiastic high school students and alumni of Bauan High School and ably supported by the faculty, staff and parents, the group has performed extensively in Batangas, its neighboring provinces and in Malacañang Palace, Cultural Center of the Philippines, and Manila presenting full length productions of Philippine folk dances and music. The group has been consistently invited at command performances in Malacanan palace for visiting dignitaries and corporate events as well.
Skyline College Theatre Club in conjunction with Skyline College Drama Department's "DRAM60-Technical Production" class sponsored a live perfomance of the local independant Ska Band "Pion 2 Zion" on August 22nd in order to liven up the campus in the first week of school and help the A.S.S.C. drum up support and membership for the variety of Skyline clubs and student organizations avaiable on campus. The Technical Production Students worked hard to build a stage, set up a professional quality sound system, and run a live concert in spite of the cold and drizzly weather.
Every year, The "Nemenzo Dance Company" presents their anual pagent of Polynesian music and dance. Every student gets to showcase thier individual talents in solo performances as well as group choreography, backed by live traditional Polynesian music. Led by the dance company's managing director Magdelena Nemenzo, it's a Pacific Island cultural extravaganza made complete with food, music, and movement.
The S.F. Munich Trio performed a one-hour chamber music concert in the Skyline Theatre for student, faculty/staff and community members on Semptember, 12, 2012. The trio of professional musicians included bassoonist Friedrich Edelmann, cellist Rebecca Rust and pianist Vera Breheda. The event was free, open to the public, funded by the Social Science/Creative Arts Division and fulfilled part of Skyline College's mission (as articulated through the college's official Mission, Vision, and Values Statement) to inspire "learners to achieve intellectual, cultural, social, economic and personal fulfillment."