School Of performing arts

                      we pray that here, the clay of your calling, would be shaped and fired into a radiant finished piece

This five-month course combines biblical and theoretical study of the performing arts. Students will be presented a Christian perspective of the arts. The School's goal is to assist Christians in understanding God's heart toward the arts and to further the development of their artistic skill. 

We hope that here the clay of your calling to serve God through the arts would be shaped and fired into a radiant finished piece.

•Arts Biblical Worldview 

 •Redeeming Cultures

 •Production Work

 •Visual Arts






Combining spiritual and theoretical understanding with practical expertise. Faculty members, together with influential Christian artists from around the world, take each student from his or her ability level and help develop a whole range of new skills. This exciting climate creates an environment  for creativity.

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Arts With A Mission

School of Performing Arts

P.O. Box 132855

Tyler, TX 75713-2855

SOPA TX begins in the spring of each year

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The School of Performing Arts (SOPA) is a registered course with Youth With A Mission's University of the Nations in Hawaii. SOPA students can obtain course credits with the University.

*Please Note: YWAM's Discipleship Training School (DTS) is a prerequisite for completing the SOPA.


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