Below you’ll find rehearsal and showcase information, program handbooks, and important student forms for this year’s All-City Performing Arts program.

2020 Spring Ensemble Rehearsal Dates and Times

Based on district guidance, the CPS Department of Arts Education has cancelled All-City Performing Arts rehearsals taking place between Saturday, March 14th through Saturday, April 11th 2020 at Jones College Preparatory High School. 

All ensembles are now meeting virtually through Google Classroom. Please email with any questions or concerns.


February: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
March: 7th, 14th (cancelled), 21st (virtual), 28th (virtual)
April: 18th, 25th [no rehearsal April 4th or 11th]
May: 2nd, 9th (Spring Showcase dress rehearsal), 10th (Spring Showcase rehearsal and performance at Harris Theatre)


9:30am–11:30am: Jazz, Theatre, Symphonic Band II, Music and Media Production, and High School Modern Band

11:30am–12:30pm: Percussion Ensemble, Advanced Dance

1:00–3:00pm: Symphonic Band I, Choir, Mariachi, Dance, Elementary Modern Band, Orchestra

2020 Spring Showcase

May 10, 2020 | Time TBD
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL

Further details on the Spring Showcase coming soon!

All-City Student and Staff Resources

ACPA Student and Staff Handbooks

Policies and procedures for ACPA staff, parents/guardians, and students.

Student Absence Reporting Form

All ACPA Students (or their parents/guardians) should report any absence through the Absence Reporting Form below, at least 24 hours before rehearsal (unless they have an emergency). Students who have more than three (3) unreported absences may be dismissed from their ensemble.

ACPA Student Information, Media Release, and Consent Forms

Parents/guardians and students can access packets of these ACPA forms by clicking below:

  • Student Information Form
  • Release of Liability, DAE Media Consent, Authorized Pickups, and Participation Form
  • CPS Media Consent and Release Form
  • Consent for Bulk Text Notifications and Alerts