At OCSA, we are a like-minded community of supportive teachers and creative students who are passionate about the arts. You’re invited to attend a special Preview Day to discover how our award-winning arts and academic programs, combined with our unique school culture, empower middle and high school students to develop their talents and reach their full potential for a successful future.

What you'll do at a Preview Day:

  • Hear from school administrators and learn about our college-preparatory academic program
  • Learn more about our 16 arts conservatories in the schools of applied arts, dance, fine & media arts, music and theatre
  • Take a self-guided campus tour
  • Learn about the admissions process
  • Ask questions
  • Find out if OCSA is the right school for you!



Preview Day registration is currently full, but you are welcome to join the waitlist by selecting the date below. You will be notified directly if space becomes available to attend. In the meantime, you can learn more about OCSA by exploring the various pages on our website. Be sure to watch our virtual tour and admissions overview below! You do not need to attend a Preview Day to apply. Thank you for your interest in OCSA!


Get a glimpse of our campus by watching a virtual tour! Located in midtown Santa Ana, the OCSA campus features more than 350,000 square-feet of instructional space, spread across 10 commercial and historic buildings. State-of-the-art classrooms and equipment support the specialized needs of arts and academic instruction.


  • 14 large dance rooms
  • 10 visual arts studios
  • 8 science labs
  • 5 performance spaces
  • 2 commercial kitchens
  • 2 film and television studios
Watch Our Admissions Overview

Watch Our Admissions Overview

Unable to make it to a Preview Day? Watch our Admissions Overview presentation with Principal Michael Ciecek to learn more about our admissions process! This presentation was recorded at the OCSA Preview Day on October 2, 2021 and features detailed information on the:

  • Application process
  • Conservatory Placement Activities
  • Admission lottery
  • And more!