The Central PA Theatre & Dance Fest goes Virtual as we celebrate Arts for Everyone, June 19-21, 2020.

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Central PA Theatre & Dance Fest, June 19-21 including a week’s-long series of events leading up to the 3-day festival.

  • 3+ days of performing arts programming!
  • 30+ companies, artists, and organizations to celebrate!
  • All virtual!

Performances, workshops, and panel discussions with 3 Dots Downtown, Allied Motion, Art Alliance, Shannon Bishop, Black Cat Belly Dance, Central PA Dance Workshop, Central PA Playwriting Festival, Central PA Sings Broadway, Centre Dance, Creative Spirit Fusion, Michele Dunleavy, FUSE Productions, Charlene Gross, Happy Valley Improv, Aimee McKay, Randy Maggiore, MindBodyArt School of Dance, Dmitry Myers, Open Door Players, Poetry in Performance, Penn State Centre Stage, State College Live, State of the Story, The State Theatre, StoryBook Theatre, Adam Swartz Puppets, Tempest Productions, Ann Van Kuren, Wordstock, Woskob Gallery, Bruce Young, and much much more.

You can perform with us, watch a performance, take a class, attend a lecture or a panel discussion, or do it all! Be a part of the Central PA Performing Arts in the 2020 virtual festival all from the comfort and safety of your home.

Experience virtual appearances by guest artists from NYC, Chicago, L.A., New Orleans, Atlanta, and many other places. And experience our resident performing arts companies, Allied Motion, Black Cat Belly Dance, Dmitry Myers, FUSE, Tempest Productions, and VanDance, in their virtual performances and workshops.

PLUS go backstage and join our popular Central PA Playwriting Festival with readings of New Plays and the 2020 Awards. Follow-up with the playwrights, actors, and audience in discussion forums and visit our upcoming exhibition of costume, set, and lighting design samples. Tune in to watch an exciting and vital part of the performance process as we take a look at what happens backstage.

Next, join these festival activities from your own home and backyard! The fun includes

  • Texas 2-Step, Line Dance, and Latin Dance
  • Virtual Geocache and Scavenger Hunts
  • Mask Making, Shakespearean props, and other crafts
  • Singing/Reading/Dancing in our Community Performances
  • Drumming Circles, Poetry Readings, Storytelling, Having Tea with Alice in her Wonderland Tea Party and so much more!

All happening in our 3 day-festival, June 19-21, 2020. And since it’s virtual – you can access it anytime during those days! Make sure you are following us on social media and have subscribed to our mailing list for up to date information and schedules. See you in June!