High School of Dundee announce new Performing and Visual Arts Centre of Excellence

The High School of Dundee has given the city a huge boost by announcing its to open a Performing and Visual Arts Centre of Excellence. Rector Dr. John Halliday cited the purchase of the unmistakeable Post Office building adjacent to the school as a ‘Thrilling development for the High school with ambitious development plans and will be a massive benefit to the educational provision for both current and future generations of pupils to come. Dr Halliday added “The purchase of the Post Office building and associated site between Ward Road and Euclid Street also reflects our dedication to the welfare of the city of Dundee as a whole at this exciting time in its history.
This will enable us to develop our plans for an academy of performing arts, and art and design, in a cutting edge facility. Music and drama, and cultural education generally, are at the heart of the school.
Adrian Stewart, Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented that this was a once in a generation opportunity
The remit will be to draw up plans to provide for a centre for the performing and visual arts, alongside enhanced catering and social areas.
At McIntyres we love the performing and visual arts , with the V&A now on our horizons, this is another huge boost for the creative industries in Scotland and shows how the region is cultural transforming , its an amazing development and we wish the High School every success