Arts for Everyone: June 12-14, 2020

Arts for Everyone! June 12-14, 2020 The 3rd Annual Central PA Theatre & Dance Festival Do you catch yourself singing or humming along to the radio? Can you own Jeopardy’s Broadway musical category? Do you move and groove to the beat? What about drumming on your...

Time to Think About Summer Camps!

A number of our performing arts companies are gearing up for summer camps – so if you’re looking for half-day, full-day, one-week — take a look at what our companies have to offer! Theatre: Tempest Productions will be working with Centre Region Parks...

Playwriting Fest 2020

CALLING ALL PLAYWRIGHTS TO “THE CENTRAL PA THEATRE & DANCE FESTIVAL NEW PLAY SERIES” It’s Year III and we are happy to announce the 3rd New Play Series Playwriting Festival! Submissions are open now and available until March 13, 2020. A committee of judges will...

36 Hours and Counting

We’ve added new classes, had a few schedule changes, but we’re ready to go in downtown State College on Friday, June 21! Consider taking a class on Allen Street, joining Dr. Seuss’ Circus McGurkus in front of Schlow Public Library, and buying a...

The 2019 Line-up is complete!

We’ve done it and gone to print! From free workshops, to 3-day intensives, to readings, to performances, and design showcases-check out the 2019 Lineup. 2019 Schedule Daily Schedules For Kids! Community Dance Parties! Free Events Classes &...

April 5-7 PreVUE Time!

It’s preview time! Get a jump on what’s happening this coming festival season when you join the 20 participating companies for their preview kickoff announcing new events and upcoming festival activities. There are samplings of performances, readings, and workshops...

20 & Counting!

Our 20 Legacy Companies are meeting and planning to create programming for our 2nd Annual Central PA Theatre & Dance Fest. So make sure to save the dates, June 21-23, 2019! And the months of Feb-June are hopping with classes, workshops, performances and more. So...

Pre-Planning has begun!

We’re finalizing our reports for the 2018 Central PA Theatre & Dance Fest and moving into the pre-planning stage for 2019! We’ll be holding some open houses and town hall meetings and want to see many artists and companies from Central PA join us as we...

12 Days to Go!

12 Days to go! Have you purchased your BackStage Pass and ordered your tickets yet? And while you’re waiting for the Fest to begin, make sure to catch founding member Happy Valley Improv’s Community Jam! Happy Valley Improv June 11th: Community Jam! Attic...