Performing Arts School of Central Pennsylvania, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is home to the renowned classical ballet school, youth performing company, and Central Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra.  As an organization, we have brought music and dance to thousands of students and passionate arts advocates in State College and surrounding areas.  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

Our mission is accomplished through excellent instruction in dance and music for students of all ages.