Gulf Islands School of Performing Arts
The Gulf Islands School of Performing Arts offers advanced education in Music, Dance and Theatre for students in grades 9-12. A student enrolled in GISPA receives ongoing, comprehensive training, master classes and workshops with visiting professionals, performance opportunities in various showcases and main-stage productions, as well as attending several professional productions and performances in Victoria and Vancouver.
GISPA students are given a unique opportunity. Together, we work on creating an original collective project between all three of our strands: Acting, Music and Dance. This means that our students work together, creating original music, choreography and scene-work geared towards a final year-end production. Collective creation aims to blend all of our strengths into a sleek, powerful performance through which our innovation and skill can shine.
Situated on beautiful Salt Spring Island, The Gulf Islands School for Performing Arts is part of an island community with unceasing support for the arts. GISPA is a school within Gulf Islands Secondary School, a small, highly regarded high school renowned for its commitment to its students. GISPA proudly functions in a community so dedicated to theatre and performance.