Breaking the Mold: Ralph Opacic’s Impact on Arts Education

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Description Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) is a nonprofit charter school founded in 1987 by Dr. Ralph S. Opacic. The school specializes in the fine arts, with 16 conservatories offering rigorous academic preparation and pre-professional training in dance, theater, and music. Many alumni of OCSA have gone on to achieve success in the performing arts, becoming Broadway actors and television professionals. Ralph Opacic attributes OCSA’s success to a culture that prioritizes pure purpose, the passion for the arts, and the commitment to nurturing students’ talents. Through its innovative approach, students of OCSA have found a safe and supportive…...

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Ralph Opacic Ralph Opacic is a consultant in arts education. He founded the Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) in 1987 and established the California School of the Arts in San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) in 2017. Dr. Ralph Opacic is celebrated for leaving an indelible mark on arts education, pioneering the path of creativity and excellence in Southern California.