Arts

FINE & APPLIED ARTS

Students with an eye for beauty hone their artistic skills and learn elements of design, often earning local and statewide recognition. Student work is recognized during our annual spring student Art Show.

PERFORMING ARTS

The Performing Arts Department of Divine Child High School engages students in the techniques and tools to be a successful performer and showcase their mastery in the performing arts while promoting a faith based education. We strive to foster the skills students need to succeed in the classroom, and on the stage. We are committed to educating the students on the culture of the performing arts in our community and throughout the world.


Robert Bush
Department Leader


Matt Zemba
Department Leader

Fine & Applied Arts

Gallery

Our Heritage

For nearly 60 years, Divine Child’s Fine Arts Department has been the driving force behind our dedication to creative excellence. Countless Alumni have gone on to turn their artistic passions into lifelong careers. View the gallery to enjoy our students work.

Today

Divine Child continues to have one of the premier high school Fine Arts programs in Southeast Michigan. With many classes to choose from, our students have the opportunity to hone their skills in a variety of artistic mediums.

Curriculum

Applied Arts


Advanced Clothing
Advanced Quilting
Applied Arts Assistant
Clothing 1
European Cuisine
Food Prep Techniques
Independent Clothing
Pastry Arts
Quilting 1
Senior Food Prep Techniques
Video Technology

Fine Arts


Advanced Ceramics
Advanced Design
Advanced Drawing
AP Art History
Ceramics
Commercial Illustration
Design
Drawing
Independent Art
Intro to Woodworking
Oil Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Watercolor Painting
Yearbook

Theatre

Our Heritage

From our first production of Little Mary Sunshine in 1966 to 2015’s The Crucible, Divine Child’s Theatre Department has been developing award-winning thespians and thrilling audiences with Broadway productions. Our alumni have gone on to study theatre at The University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Western Michigan University, and other top-rated national theatre programs.

Today

Today, Divine Child’s Theatre Department is thriving, with hundreds of Falcons taking part in our epic productions. Our newly renovated auditorium boasted full-houses for both our Fall Drama and Spring Musical productions.

Fall Play:

It was a Dark and Stormy Night

Spring Musical:

Beauty and the Beast

Curriculum

Acting 1
Acting 2
Introduction to Theater

Choirs and General Music

Curriculum

Advanced Chorus
Advanced Keyboarding
AP Music Theory
Keyboarding
Music Appreciation
Music Theory
Varsity Chorus

Show Choir

Mr. Paul Abbott
Choir Director

Bands


Our Heritage

Divine Child High School Bands have been providing the musical backdrop for DC events for five decades. Whether performing locally, nationally, or internationally, our Falcon musicians have joyfully shared their considerable talent and represented Divine Child with pride.

Today

This year, Divine Child High School Bands celebrate 52 years of musical excellence with over 100 musicians carrying on DC’s proud musical tradition.

Curriculum

Brass Ensemble
Concert Band
Jazz Ensemble
Liturgy Ensemble
Marching Band
String Orchestra
Symphonic Band
Percussion Ensemble


Marching Band

Jazz Ensemble