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CAPA honors Hardy, Olentangy High School

June 13, 2024 | The Delaware Gazette

Christian Strong Reaches the Finals

June 27, 2023 | Fox 28 Columbus

CAPA Stages High School Awards

February 5, 2019 | Columbus Parent

The new Marquee program will recognize Central Ohio’s top student talent.

Ten Central Ohio high schools have been chosen to participate in the inaugural CAPA Marquee Awards. Modeled after the Tony Awards—considered the theater equivalent of the Oscars— the competition will evaluate students and their productions in eight categories, including best actor and actress in leading and supporting roles, Best Direction and Outstanding Student Orchestra Performance.

Broad and High

February 7, 2019

Q&A: Barbara Fant on Performance Poetry

December 14, 2018 | Columbus Dispatch

Columbus poetry slam inspired by "Hamilton"

January 25, 2019 | Columbus Dispatch

Dance Theatre of Harlem Dance Masterclass

Novmeber 15, 2018

On November 15, 2018, company members from the Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alexandra Hutchinson and Dylan Santos, travelled to KIPP Elementary School to teach a 90-minute dance class to a group of 2nd through 5th graders.  The class incorporated ballet and jazz, and the students had a chance to practice and demonstrate what they have been learning in their dance class at KIPP.  

ABC6: Get Up and Go Program with the cast of Disney’s ALADDIN

October 31, 2018

On October 30, 2018, CAPA provided tickets and busing for members of the Boys and Girls Club at Reeb Avenue Center to travel to the Ohio Theatre to attend Disney’s ALADDIN.

The next day, cast members, Michael Everett and Olivia Donalson, travelled to Reeb Avenue Center to lead a 60-minute health and wellness workshop with students. During the workshop, they shared their talents and encouraged the kids to embrace physical fitness and good nutrition. Using dance sequences inspired by the show’s thrilling production number “Arabian Nights,” they promoted fun ways that kids can lead healthier lifestyles through dance.