Performing Arts School of Central Pennsylvania

A Joyful Pursuit of Excellence


Welcome to Performing Arts School of Central Pennsylvania, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, home to the renowned classical ballet school, performing company, and the Central Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra!  We are proud to continue to fill a need in central Pennsylvania for high-quality ballet and orchestral instruction and performances.

At PASCP, our mission is to provide a place in which all students can experience a joyful pursuit of excellence in their passions by:
                              ~   Encouraging more people to participate in the arts
                                             ~ Nurturing each student's potential for success
                                                           ~ Inspiring them to enjoy the arts for life


2016 Summer Ballet Program Brochure is HERE

Sign up today for your summer dance programs!


PASCP presents the Spring Gala!

PASCP's Spring Gala is a unique blend of contemporary, classical, and storybook ballet sure to please all ages!  The performance will feature a new storybook ballet creation, Alice in Wonderland, along with excerpts from classical ballets including Giselle, La Bayadère, Swan Lake and Raymonda, as well as the premiere of Short Ride in a Fast Machine, choreographed by PASCP's Artistic Director, Rebecca Maciejczyk.   Join us on May 14 at 3:00 or 7:30 p.m. for an exciting adventure down the rabbit hole and into the world of classical and contemporary ballet!

Performances will be Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at The State Theatre.  For tickets, call 814-272-0606 or online at http://bit.ly/1YeUzcO!


CPYO presents Spanish Nights & English Delights

Central PA Youth Orchestra presents its spring concert:  Spanish Nights & English Delights, on Sunday, May 15 at 4:00 p.m. at Esber Recital Hall, PSU Music Building I.

Spanish Nights & English Delights will feature Brian Curtin, 2nd Place Winner of the Anne Keller Young Soloist Competition, as well as Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnole, and Jupiter from The Planets, among others.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and children.  Tickets will be available at the door.


2015/2016 Full Session

Registrations are now being accepted for enrollment in the 2015-2016 Full Session!  Registrations may be dropped off at the front desk, mailed to 3006 Research Drive, Suite D-1, State College, PA 16801, faxed to 814-234-1164, or emailed to Sarah Kopac at skopac@pascp.org.

To download the registration form and class schedule, please click here.

The 2015-2016 Full Session runs September, 2015 - June 4, 2016. 


MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

The Performing Arts School of Central Pennsylvania, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is proud to continue to fill a need in central Pennsylvania for high-quality ballet and orchestral instruction and performances. As an organization, we are committed to providing a place in which all students can experience a joyful pursuit of excellence in their passions by encouraging more people to participate in the arts, nurturing each student’s potential for success and inspiring them to enjoy the arts for life.

Ballet and Music are costly art forms. Ticket revenue and tuition cover only a portion of our annual operating costs. By becoming a Friend of PASCP, your tax-deductible donations go directly into our artistic and educational programs, including scholarships, outreach, and performance costs, enabling us to continue the high-quality teaching and performances that our community has come to expect.

Click here to download our Friends of PASCP brochure!

Performing Arts School Of Central Pennsylvania

PASCP admits students of any race, color, national origin and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, and activities generally courted or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate basis of race, color, national origin and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship program, and other school programs.  PASCP, and its related entities, is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)3 of the United States Internal Revenue Code.  All donations to PASCP are tax-deductible.