PACE - Columbia’s premiere youth theatre

Since 2003, Performing Arts in Children’s Education (PACE) has been using acting, music, dance, and technical theatre skills to teach our young people all aspects of performance and production both on stage and back stage. Our goal is to inspire young people to appreciate the beauty and wonder of performance. From unparalleled productions to our wide variety of classes, PACE is dedicated to raising up the next generation of both artists and audiences. We invite you to become part of our ever growing PACE family... learn more

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Dudes…Dames…Dinner…sounds deadly fun! This summer, PACE invites kids and their families from all across mid-Missouri to join us in a fun evening of mystery and mayhem. "Dead Dames Don't Get Dessert" is a rowdy romp through the roaring 1920s, where there's a caper to be caught and every Dick and Jane is suspect! (register/purchase tickets) Learn More

Find your spotlight with PACE as we bring the beloved story of Tarzan to life. In this truly ensemble based show, students will learn a lot about movement, character work, and will find themselves with tons of stage time singing, dancing, moving, and performing. “Trust your heart” and join us this summer to truly create “one family!” Get Involved

We are so excited about our next season we couldn't wait to tell you about it. Learn More