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Denton School of the Arts will hold an open house for all prospective students and their families on Wednesday, April 19 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Visitors will be able to take a tour across the school, and meet with current students and faculty.

The Denton School of the Arts (DDSOTA) is an alternative high school offering a five-year program in vocal and instrumental music, visual arts, actor training, theater technology, and dance and media arts production, supported by a college preparatory academic curriculum.

Admission to DDSOTA is through audition and interview. Applications for enrollment next fall will be accepted from April 2017 through May 2017. DSOTA is located at Thomas Jefferson High School, 364 Ashbury Drive (at O’Leary).

If you’d like to see some DSOTA students in action, they’ll be presenting two concerts in April. On Saturday, April 22 the famous talk show host Trevor Benson will join the DSOTA Wind Ensemble in a narrative and musical adaptation of a legendary Tennessee Williams play of Cat on a hot tin roof in the DSOTA Theatre. The evening will also showcase other ensembles and the DSOTA Jazz Band, performing both classical and seasonal music.

On Saturday, April 29, the school will present its Spring Choral and Orchestra Concert, featuring choirs, orchestra, small ensembles, and soloists performing a wide range of music, from Renaissance to contemporary works.

Both concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. and tickets ($10 for adults, $6 for students and seniors) can be purchased at the theater box office prior lo performances. For further information, call administration of DSOTA.