Important and Exciting News!

We are excited to share with you that as of January 1, 2019, Olmsted Performing Arts has merged with Baldwin Wallace University’s Community Music School to create the new BW Community Arts School (CAS). As the new BW CAS, we remain dedicated to serving you, and in our direction forward under this new enterprise, we are delighted to welcome you to the BW community.

A big thank you to all of our OPA families for their support and being the heart of OPA. We are looking forward to our future together with you as the new BW Community Arts School. Learn more from the official BW Press Release or from our Q&As.

Premier Community Theater & Performing Arts Education on Cleveland's West Side

Olmsted Performing Arts has been serving Cleveland's West Side communities since 2003 with premier community theater performances and training in the performing arts. We offer professional-level youth camps and classes in theater, film, dance, music, voice, gymnastics, art and more. Our classes are affordable, our instructors are approachable, and we pride ourselves on building character on-stage and off!

Our Fall 2018 session is underway, but there are still spots open in many of our classes. You can register at any time and receive a prorated tuition. You're also welcome to try a free drop-in class before signing up!

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We are exited to announce auditions for Newsies, the Tony Award-winning musical! Get out your dance shoes, and sign up to be a part of this thrilling show based on the 1992 motion picture from Disney!


Don't let your kids' physical activity slow down just because the weather is getting colder. Bring the kids to open gym and let them run, flip, tumble, and play in a warm and safe environment! Our Thursday morning sessions are perfect for the youngest tumblers and home-schoolers, and our Saturday sessions are a blast for everyone!


While the kids are out of school for President's Day, why not have them spend a few hours with OPA's qualified and caring instructors during our Animated Movie Favorites Gymnastics Camp? Our three-hour camps combine gymnastics, physical activity, and games with arts & crafts all themed around your favorite animated movies.