The Fine Arts Apprentice Program provides specialized experiences beyond the regular art, music and drama curriculum for selected high school students (rising 10th, 11th, or 12th graders). Opportunities for students may include ensemble works, master classes, attendance at professional rehearsals and performances, museum courses, small group instruction, seminars, exhibit and performance opportunities.
Fine Arts Apprentice; Full year, one-half credit: Fine Arts I (29290), Grades 10-11; Fine Arts II (29291), Grades 10-11; Fine Arts III (29292), Grade 12 (Prerequisite Fine Arts II or permission from the Instructor).
Please view the above presentation. After viewing students are encouraged to email or call the Apprentice Coordinator with any specific questions – Kelly.Breedlove@apsva.us or 703-228-6171.
Applications for the 2021-22 school year will be due on Wednesday, April 14, 2021
- Step-by-Step Instructions on Application Process
- Apprentice Application Information & Work Sample Guidelines
- Online applications (work sample & recommendations sent separately):
Fine Arts Apprentice Application 2021-22 (English)
Aplicación Bellas Artes Aprendiz 2021-22 (Spanish)
- Online recommendation form: Apprentice Program Recommendation Form
- Sample e-Portfolio
Students selected for the Apprentice Program receive a pass/fail grade and a 1/2 credit for a minimum of 75 hours of arts experience outside the school course requirements. These opportunities take place out of the school day and are often offered in the evenings and on weekends. Students are able to select opportunities of interest that work with their school commitments and extra-curricular activities.