May 6, 7:30pm Instrumental Music Orchestra's & Senior Showcase, Asian Cultural Center
May 6, 7:30pm Instrumental Music Contemporary/Miles Davis Combos, Vessel Gallery
May 6, 7:30pm Instrumental Music Coltrane Combo/Jazz School, Sound Room
May 7, 7pm Prom, Kaiser Roof Top Garden
May 10, 6pm OSA APT/Emphasis Meeting
May 12, 7pm Literary Arts Book Release, Creative Growth 355 24th St.
May, 12-13, 7pm Theatre Presents "Once Upon A Mattress" Sweets Ballroom (Tickets)
May 13, 5-9pm Visual Arts Senior Exhibition, White Box
May 13, 7pm Instrumental Music Piano Recital, Steinway Piano (1605 Bonanza St, Walnut Crk.)
May 14, 2 & 7pm Theatre Presents "Once Upon A Mattress" Sweets Ballroom (Tickets)
May 14, 1-4pm Visual Arts Senior Exhibition, White Box
May 14, 7pm Instrumental Music Piano Recital, Piedmont Piano
Instrumental Music Three Performances
OSA’s Instrumental Music has triple-booked itself and is super exited to fill Oakland’s first Friday with fantastic music!!
May 6, 7:30pm
MS and HS Orchestra
MS and HS Classical Guitar Ensembles
Select HS Classical Groups
@ Asian Cultural Center
"We have paired with The Asian Cultural Center to feature an exciting array of genres--from movie music, Latin themes, a violin concerto, to a Prince Tribute."
May 6, 7:30pm
Miles Davis Combo
@ Vessel Gallery
May 6, 7:00pm
The Coltrane Combo
The JazzSchool's Advanced HS Workshop II
@ The Sound Room
Prom Tickets Available
Literary Arts Senior Book Launch
Thursday May 12th, 7-9pm
Creative Growth Art Center (355 24th St, Oakland)
Come witness the future of literature at the OSA Literary Arts Senior Book Launch! Our 11 Seniors have spent their final year of high school creating, crafting, editing, and publishing their own books. From novels to poetry collections to screenplays and creative nonfiction, these books are bold, beautiful, and truly innovative. Each student will read an excerpt, and all books will be for sale! Bring cash and come early—last year books sold out fast!
Featuring: Somaya Abdullah, Isa Ansari, Vyolet Ashley, Melia Climons, Molly Gardner, Adi Martin-Ruben, Allison Merrell, Jimmy Olney, Michaela Pecot, Lily Ruane, Guppy Shaffer. All books are designed by Justin Carder of E. M. Wolfman.
School of Theatre Presents "Once Upon A Mattress"
School of Theatre presents
"Once Upon A Mattress"
May 12-13 at 7:00pm
May 14 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm
Tickets available online.
Adults: $15 advanced/$20 at the door
Students & Seniors: $8 advanced/$10 at the door
1933 Broadway, Oakland
Visual Arts Senior Exhibition
Visual Arts Seniors Exhibition "Works In Progress"
Whitebox Gallery, 1726 San Pablo Avenue
May 13, 5-9pm
May 14, 1-4pm
Free entry. All proceeds of sales go to graduating Visual Art students.
Instrumental Music Piano Recitals
The OSA School of Instrumental Music department would like to invite you to our Spring piano recital's on May 13th and May 14th at 7 p.m. On both night's we will have solo and duet piano and a variety of music-from classical, contemporary and jazz.
This year, our concerts will be in two different locations:
May 13th : Steinway Piano Gallery
1505 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek , CA 94596
May 14th: Piedmont Piano Company
1728 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
General Admission: $15
OSA faculty and student: free
Tuesday Eve Performances at Jack London Square
May 10 - Jazz Guitar Ensemble
May 17 - Piano Duo
May 24 - Wind Quartet
May 31 - String Ensemble
Production Design's Spring Fashion Show
It’s Fashion Week at OSA! The School of Production Design invites you to the annual Spring Fashion Show, “The City Collections”.
Come and see 16 designers with over 50 looks that are inspired and represent an urban feel and experience from around the globe.
May 18th, 19th, 20th at 7pm
$18 for adults
$10 for students and seniors
150 seats per nights max, NO standing room.
Tickets available now.
Tickets will also be sold on campus on the following days: CASH ONLY
Monday, May 9th - 12:45pm til 1:30pm
Wednesday, May 11th - 4pm to 5pm
Friday, May 13th - 4pm til 5pm
OSA Theatre Summer Camp 2016
Oakland School for the Arts Theatre Camp
Sweets Ballroom 1933 Broadway, Oakland
Looking for a fun, interactive and challenging summer theatre experience? Our one week intensive program is geared for actors of all skill levels. Instruction includes theatre games, team building, improvisation, monologue work, auditioning, character development, movement, and more!
June 20-24 for students entering 2nd-5th grades
June 27-July 1 for student entering 6th-8th grades
Click here to register! (*Payment will be required for completion of the form.)
(Note: You must complete a registration and payment for each camper to be fully enrolled in the camp.)
OSA is a member of the Arts Schools Networks.
OSA is a member of the California Charter Schools Association
OSA is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling
OSA is affiliated with the Music National Service Initiative.
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OSA Board of Director's Meeting Calendar:
8/19/2015 6:00 PM
10/14/2015 6:00 PM
12/9/2015 6:00 PM
2/10/2016 6:00 PM
5/4/2016 6:00 PM
6/15/2016 6:00 PM