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The Margaret E. Petree College of Performing Arts

As with every living thing, The Margaret E. Petree College of Performing Arts has had growth in many areas of the performing arts.


Dean Mark Parker has provided leadership for the growth of the music school. It began as a single building housing the Kirkpatrick Theater on the OCU campus.

The Margaret E. Petree College of Performing Arts now includes the Wanda L. Bass School of Music, the OCU School of Theater and the Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment.

The Societies has been honored to play a role in raising money to support each of these schools held under the Margaret E. Petree College of Performing Arts umbrella.