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 Creative and Performing Arts

​​​​​​​​​RPS 205 offers a comprehensive K-12 grade arts education that is based on the National Standards for the Arts. For those students in grades 6-12 needing more in-depth arts experiences, R​PS 205 provides the Creative and Performing Arts Program (CAPA). The CAPA program is offered at two sites, one for middle school students and the second for high school students. CAPA gives each student a unique real-life experience in one or more of the fine arts disciplines: Dance, Instrumental Music, Theatre-Tech and Media Arts, Vocal Music and Visual Arts. ​Acceptance into the program is by audition.​​CAPA Logo

The link to register for the Middle school only CAPA audition for current 5th-7th graders on February 2, 2019 is below.  Please arrive at 8:45 as auditions will start promptly at 9:00 a.m.  Very limited walk in spots are available; walk ins must be prepared to audition.  Middle School audition requirements are posted below. This audition will take place at West Middle School.

Click here to register for February 2 Middle School CAPA Auditions for current grades 5,6 and 7

Fall auditions for eligibility for the 2019-2020 school year took place November 18 & 19, 2018. ​ 

One make up audition to fill any remaining open seats will take place in June, 2019.  The link to register will be posted in April. 

In addition to the Welcome Center page​, the links to the waitlists from this year's June make-up auditions are below. Rank can be monitored with the identifier/code from the notification letter. Students for whom seats do not become available will be offered seats for the 2019-2020 school year and families will be notified by US mail prior to the end of the 2018-2019 school year.

West CAPA 6.8.18 Audition Waitlist

Auburn CAPA 6.8.18 Audition Waitlist

​See information below to prepare for your audition:

CAPA Middle School Audition Requirements

CAPA High School Audition Requirements

Middle School:  Students entering grades 6th through 8th grades will audition on February 2nd, 2019, at WEST Middle School.  Parents may stay during the audition but students will be auditioning without parents for the entire two hours. There are a limited number of spots. If the spots are full you may still come to the day of auditions as a walk-in and if there is a cancellation or no-show you will be placed into that slot.

High School:  Students entering grade 9th through 12th audition for CAPA High School at Auburn High School.  If the spots are full you may still come to the day of auditions as a walk-in and if there is a cancellation or no-show you will be placed into that slot.         

​​​All auditions take place at Auburn High School for​ grades 6-12​

Little Shop of Horrors production 

For questions about West CAPA, grades 6-8, please contact: 
Julie Hindenburg at  
or Heather Psaltis at
For questions about Auburn CAPA, grades 9-12, please contact: 
Joselyn Ludtke at 
or Heather Psaltis at 

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