Performing Arts Academy

Performing Arts Academy

This program is for students interested in pursuing a career in music, music engineering, theater, dance or entertainment marketing. The first semester introduces you to the wide range of career choices within the performing arts field. You will focus on your chosen career path for the remaining semesters. This program is housed at the Pioneer Performing Arts Academy in the Renaissance Theatre's Theatre 166 in Mansfield.

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Skills Learned

  • Acting
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Costuming/Props
  • Audio Recording
  • Intro to Entertainment Marketing
  • Intro to Industry Law & Contracts
  • Organization & Creation of Professional Portfolio

College Credits

Columbus State College, Cuyahoga Community College, Terra State Community College, Ohio State University

Program Highlights

  • Explore a wide range of artistic and creative performing arts careers
  • Showcase your talents by participating in instrumental, vocal and theatrical productions at your own school and other local performance venues
  • Work with industry professionals from a variety of disciplines in the performing arts

Career Focus

Prepared for college and further education related to the performing arts.


  • Actor: Film, Theatre & Musical Theatre
  • Vocalist
  • Choreographer
  • Dance Instructor & Performer
  • Entertainment Marketing
  • Music Performance
  • Production Assistant
  • Event Coordinator

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Shelby, Ohio, 44875

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