Center for thePerforming Arts
The Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) provides a context, through artistic connections, to the human experience. By bringing artists and audiences together we spark discovery of passion, inspiration, and inner truths. We are a motivator for creative thinking and examination of our relationship with the world.
News from A&A
From Bach to Brass and Janáček to Jazz: Penn’s Woods Music Festival June 11-24
The Penn's Woods Music Festival kicks off on June 11 with the free Music in the Gardens concert, followed by chamber ensemble, jazz and Festival Orchestra concerts through June 24.
For more than three decades, the Penn’s Woods Music Festival has ushered in summer with symphonic sounds, masterful musical artistry and memorable performances for audiences young and young at heart.
The beat goes on: Forty years of percussion education at Penn State
The School of Music has been educating percussion students for 40 years. Read More
Alumni Spotlight: Faren Collins ('08 BFA Musical Theatre)
Allison Lee, past president of the Theatre Affiliate Program Group, interviews Musical Theatre alum Faren Collins, whose career has taken her from pageants to an MBA. Read More