Etobicoke School of the Arts (Gr 09 - 12)
Learn From Professionals
We host many visiting artists who have professional credentials in each area of study. Learn from choreographers, music accompanists, professional musicians, visual artists, costume and set designers. Learn and perform in professional facilities. We have an impressive schedule of performances and students present in our 675 seat auditorium or our intimate 75-seat theatre. Our teachers are enthusiastic about their students and provide an extensive extra-curricular program, including sports, artistic and charitable events. We promise you an exceptional learning experience.
Arts Focus Programs
Perfect your skills in our spaces specifically designed for the study of the arts. We have three dance studios with barres, mirrored walls and professional quality sprung flooring. For our visual arts students, we have sculpture and printmaking studios, a photography darkroom and three spacious studios. Our music facilities include two music theatre classrooms, small practice rooms and separate rooms for vocal, string and band instruction. Drama students develop their skills in our small studio theatre, as well as large open spaces for acting and practice. We also have a cross curricular open studio suitable for various activities.
The Right Resources to Create Excellence
We support our students with an extensive collection of learning resources including books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, musical scores, Internet and specialized electronic databases. We have numerous multi-media labs with Adobe Creative Suite CS software and extensive computer peripherals; a specialized music and film lab; and a darkroom and mini digital photography lab.
Test Drive Potential Careers
Our dedicated teachers give their students academic support and career counselling . The best learning is hands-on experience and exposure to professionals. Our students are asked to perform at events throughout Toronto and love the additional experience and exposure to new audiences. Our music theatre students perform with the Toronto Symphony at Roy Thompson Hall.Read more about Test Drive Potential Careers
Our academic curriculum offers a full range of courses while giving you the flexibility to be fully engaged in your arts major. Students must balance a rigourous academic workload with numerous extra-curricular performances. Our graduates are very successful in gaining admission to post-secondary institutions, including universities, colleges and arts schools.
Our student-run athletic council supports numerous sports. We compete in cross-country, golf, basketball, volleyball, swimming, hockey, skiing, snowboarding, baseball, slo-pitch, soccer and track and field. Our students also get involved in groups like Student Council, fundraising initiatives, Black History month, Christian Fellowship, ECO schools and ESA ambassadors.