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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This Jr production is just the show to introduce young children to the world of theatre. Learn More

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Our first main stage production this spring is Anne of Green Gables. We are now in rehearsals and can’t wait until opening night, March 23, 2017, at Launer Auditorium. Learn More

Join us May 4-7th at Launer Auditorium as Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men raise a ruckus. The show has been cast, rehearsals start in a few weeks. We can’t wait! Learn More

Each semester, PACE Academy offers non competitive dance classes as well as classes covering all aspects of theatre craft. Learn More

We have four wonderful shows this year in our Showcase Season, geared toward students in 3rd - 12th grade. Our new Junior Season offers two shows for our younger stars, students in K-2nd grade, and is a great way to get introduced to life in the theatre. We welcome all new and returning friends to our 14th season! Learn More

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

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Microphones, costuming, set drops, royalty fees, venue rental…so much goes into every production. The more support we have, the better we can do our job of teaching young people all aspects of the performing arts. Learn More

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We have a newly renovated studio in a brand new location. Help support us and at the same time celebrate your family, friends or business. Learn More

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