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

UCO Theatre Arts Spring Drama Day -- March 31, 2018

UCO Vocal Arts Shadow DayJoin the UCO Department of Theatre Arts for an incredible day of drama!  Attend workshops in performance, design tech, or theatre education; take a guided tour of the UCO campus; eat a delicious pizza dinner with faculty and current theatre arts majors followed by complimentary admission to the UCO performance of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap that evening.  After the show, stick around for an exclusive Q/A talk back session with the cast, crew and director! Click here for the Schedule of Events. Seniors and transfer students can audition/interview for departmental scholarships and tuition waivers. Click here for an Event Flyer. For more information, email

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UCO Dance Master Class with Noa Shiloh -- March 31, 2018

UCO Dance Master ClassUCO Department of Dance presents Modern Master Class with Noa Shiloh. Ms. Shiloh is a professional dancer and an independent choreographer in Tel Aviv, Israel. She performs internationally with renowned choreographers; has led workshops in Europe, the United States, and India; and has received the award of Best Dance Performer for 2015, given by the Artists Union of Israel. Since 2017, Shiloh has been the Artistic Director of Carmela Dance Group within the framework of Hasadna Haifa. She was also recently awarded first prize (named after Gertrude Kraus) for her solo work Homecoming on behalf of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. This Master Class is open to the public. $12 registration in advance or $15 registration at the door. Space is limited. For more information, email

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OCAE 2018 Summer Arts Camps

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

To view the UCO Minor Liability Release, click here.

To view the UCO Adult Liability Release, click here.

Click here to see our Events page for our 2017-18 schedule