How You Help: Guest Artist Residencies

Your donations to HSPVA Friends help fund the essentials of HSPVA’s rigorous fine arts curriculum. We aim to provide the best educational, professional, and artistic opportunities for current and future students. We want to ensure our students have access to the resources and opportunities they need to excel in their craft, regardless of their financial…

In Support of Kinder HSPVA

We couldn’t be more excited about the new campus, every opportunity it will provide for future students, and the deepening of our longstanding relationship with the Kinder Foundation. We are aware of a group of concerned constituents who have established a petition against the level of recognition granted to the Kinder Foundation by the HISD policy…

Sprung Dance Floor: New campus feature to improve performance and prevent injury at the new Kinder HSPVA

Construction on HSPVA’s new state-of-the-art downtown campus is well underway! Situated between Houston’s Theater District and Discovery Green, this 21st-century facility houses academic classrooms and learning centers; four performance venues, including an 800-seat main theater; dance and music studios; and more. Thanks to the HSPVA Friends capital campaign and the extraordinary lead gift from the…

Kinder Foundation contributes $7.5 million lead gift to HSPVA Friends capital campaign

In an unprecedented partnership, a private donor and a non-profit organization are collaborating for the benefit of a Houston Independent School District (HISD) public school. HSPVA Friends, the non-profit dedicated to raising funds for Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, launched a $10 million Build the Extraordinary. Inspire Dreams. capital campaign to…

Welcome Back!

Last week kicked off the 45th school year at The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and we welcomed new students and faculty into the HSPVA family. We would like to congratulate three alums on their new roles at HSPVA. David Waddell (Visual ’99) is the new chair of the Visual Arts Department.…