College of Fine Arts and Design

Oklahoma Center for Arts Education

The Oklahoma Center for Arts Education (OCAE) is a division of the College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). The mission of OCAE is to assure excellence in arts education through professional development, collaboration and research.


Featured Events

OCAE 2018 Summer Arts Camps

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We are excited to announce the OCAE Summer Camp schedule for 2018!  Please visit our Events page HERE for a full list of camp dates/details and links to register online.  For more information, email ocae@uco.edu.

Rock Camp 1 -- June 11-15, 2018

Rock Camp logoGet ready to Jam! The students are broken up into different bands and are coached by ACM@UCO faculty members. The rock stars in training will also participate in master classes to maximize their learning experience while playing with other highly motivated musicians! To culminate our week together, the talents of all involved are showcased during an afternoon performance (Friday at 2:00pm) for friends and family.  10:00am - 4:00pm daily. Open to students ages 12-18.  Registration: $200 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

Click here to register online (credit card payment)

Click here for registration form (cash or check payment)

High School Drama 1 -- Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr. -- June 11-15, 2018

High School Drama 1 logoStudents interested in Performance spend the week together as a cast blocking, learning lines/songs, and rehearsing for the production.  Students interested in Design Tech create all costumes, props, and scenery for the production. The talents of all involved are showcased during the Friday evening performance (5:00pm) for friends and family. 9:00am-5:00pm daily. Open to students ages 13-18. Registration: $200 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

Click here for the show synopsis

Click here to register online (credit card payment)  //  Click here for registration form (cash or check payment)

Summer Dance Workshop -- June 11-15, 2018

Dance Summer WorkshopWanna Dance? Join us for a one-week dance-packed workshop with daily classes in ballet, modern, and jazz taught by nationally recognized guest artist Mike Esperanza and the UCO Dance faculty.  We wrap up our week together with a Friday afternoon performance (4:00pm) for friends and family. 9:00am-4:00pm daily. Youth Track (ages 8-12); Teen Track (ages 13-17); College Track (18+) Registration: $225 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

Click here to register online (credit card payment)

Click here for registration form (cash or check payment)

Summer Dance Repertory -- June 11-15, 2018

Dance Summer RepertoryStudents that enroll in the Summer Dance Repertory will work with UCO faculty Kim Loveridge to create a new work that will be performed both at the Summer Dance Workshop final performance (Friday June 15 at 4:00pm) and the Oklahoma Contemporary Dance Festival in July. Students will rehearse 2-3 additional times (dates/times TBD with cast) prior to Festival. 5:00pm-8:00pm daily. Open to ages 13+ Registration: $100 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

Click here to register online (credit card payment)

Click here for registration form (cash or check payment)

KETS 17 On-Campus Housing -- June 13-22, 2018

KETS HousingKETS 17 participants -- This is the form for HOUSING ONLY. For all KETS Housing questions or to pay for your KETS Housing with a credit card, please contact OCAE by email ocae@uco.edu or by phone 405.974.3754. 

For all KETS Registration questions and forms, please email Susan Ogilvy directly. 

Click here for the KETS 17 HOUSING form

Drama Day Camp 1 -- Disney's High School Musical, Jr. -- June 18-22, 2018

Drama Day Camp 1 logoJoin us for an incredible week of drama on the UCO campus! Students are broken into groups, with each group participating in daily supervised classes in make-up, scenery, props, costumes, acting, music, and movement. To culminate our week together, each group is showcased during the Friday evening performance (5:00pm) for friends and family.  9:00am-5:00pm daily. Open to students ages 7-12.  Registration: $200 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

Click here for show synopsis

Click here to register online (credit card payment)  //  Click here for registration form (cash or check payment)

Summer Jazz Camp HOUSING -- June 24-29, 2018

Summer Jazz CampSummer Jazz Camp participants -- This is the form for HOUSING ONLY. For all Jazz Camp Housing questions or to pay for your Jazz Housing with a credit card, please contact OCAE by email ocae@uco.edu or by phone 405.974.3754. 

For all Summer Jazz Camp Registration questions and forms, please check the Jazz Lab website or email Brian Gorrell directly. 

Click here for the Summer Jazz Camp HOUSING form


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Click here to see our Events page for our complete schedule