STEP IT UP 2018-2019 Student Application

The Step It Up program meets on Mondays from 5-7pm at Oakland School for the Arts. Students who have attended at least 10 out of 15 SIU classes will receive special consideration in one of the two OSA auditions (Jan. 12th & Feb. 9th) as part of the SIU cohort. The Step It Up program meets on the following 15 Mondays, excluding holidays: Sept. 24th; Oct. 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th; Nov. 5th, 26th; Dec. 10th, 17th; Jan. 7th, 14th, 28th; Feb. 4th, 11th, 25th.

If you prefer, paper applications are available in English, Mandarin and Spanish. Please download the application, fill it out and return or mail it to:
OSA, Step It Up
Attn: Cava Menzies
530 18th St, Oakland CA 94612

Questions? Check out our FAQ page.
  • This application has 5 pages: Student Information, Family Information, Emergency Contact Information, Financial Information, and Art Emphasis Information.
  • Please note that this application asks for you to upload a copy of your child’s student ID from their current school to to verify that they attend one of our designated Title 1 Schools. If an ID card is unavailable, we also accept proof of mailing address (ie billing from PG&E, water, etc).
  • If accepted, your child will be asked to bring this with them on their first day of program if not uploaded with their application. 
  • Please note that all questions with an asterisk (*) require a response.