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Performing Arts School



Supporting the performing arts at Oak Park River Forest High School.

Applause is vibrant and inclusive organization dedicated to supporting and uplifting the performing arts programs at Oak Park River Forest High School. We believe in the transformative power of the arts and it's ability to enrich the lives of students, families, and our community. 

Empowerment Through Creativity

At Applause, we empower students to unleash their creativity, pursue their artistic passions, and reach their full potential. Through collaborative efforts with parents, educators, and the wider community, we provide the necessary resources, opportunities, and mentorship to nurture their artistic growth.

Choir Performance

Artistic Excellence

We are committed to fostering artistic excellence in every facet of the performing arts. From the captivating melodies of the band to the captivating performances on stage, we celebrate and support the talent, dedication, and hard work of our students.

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We believe that every contribution, no matter how big or small, plays a vital role in nurturing the performing arts programs at Oak Park River Forest High School. As a parent or community member, there are several ways you can make a meaningful impact and support our mission.

Inclusive Community
of Passionate Supporters

Applause embraces an inclusive community where all are welcome to join our passionate supporters. Parents, educators, alumni, and community members come together, united by their love for the arts, to create an environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and camaraderie.

for the Arts

As passionate advocates for the arts, we recognize and champion the invaluable role they play in the education and personal development of students. We advocate for the importance of arts education, fostering an environment that ensures the arts remain an integral part of the curriculum and a source of inspiration for generations to come.



Throughout the year, Applause organizes exciting events and supports performances, workshops, and programs that provide students with valuable experiences and platforms to showcase their talents. These events also offer our community the chance to engage, appreciate, and support the incredible artistic endeavors of our students.

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