Orange County School of the Arts
Established in 1987, the Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) provides a creative, challenging and nurturing environment that offers bright and talented students unparalleled preparation for higher education and a profession in the arts. This premier public charter school currently serves over 2,100 students in grades 7-12 from more than 115 cities throughout Southern California.
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We provide a creative, challenging, and nurturing environment that offers bright and talented students unparalleled preparation for higher education and a profession in the arts.
Join us on a meaningful discovery exploring the intersection of nature, European colonialism, ancient wisdom, and modern education of a fascinating people. Combining cultural awareness, adventure travel, insider’s access to social enterprise, natural landscapes and analytical reflection.Register Now
Aaron Orullian came to OCSA in 2002 as a teacher and independent filmmaker and now serves as Director of its Film & Television Conservatory. After getting a degree in film from Brigham Young University in 1997, he worked in development with the Cort/Madden Company at Paramount and as a literary assistant for the Chasin Agency […]Learn More
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