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The Fine Arts Department at Dallas Academy offers students a well-rounded curriculum which includes a variety of enrichment classes in music, performing arts, creative technology, and visual arts. Dallas Academy students excel in the arts and enjoy experimenting with new creative outlets. Students choose from a variety of coursework in the arts and are provided with a variety of opportunities to show off their new-found talents. Annual musical and theatrical performances, art galas, a guest concert series, as well as art clubs and organizations are available to all Dallas Academy students. Dallas Academy helps students develop an appreciation and love of the arts and to find new talents within themselves.


A sample of coursework and enrichment opportunities in the arts include:

  • Music therapist led relaxation techniques and sound and rhythm activities  
  • Choir
  • History of Music and History of Film courses
  • Private music lessons including voice, piano, and guitar
  • Web design
  • Graphic design
  • Photoshop
  • Photography I & II
  • Performing arts class
  • Art appreciation
  • Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Woodworking
  • Guest concert series for cultural enrichment
  • Annual holiday musical and spring musical
  • Upper and lower school talent shows
  • Big Bend and Caddo Lake photography trips
  • Museum and concert field trips including trips to the Dallas Museum of Art, Ballet Folklorico, Winspear Opera House, Dallas Theater Center, Dallas Children’s Theater, and the Omni Theater