The Performing Arts Academy

Explore the World of the Performing Arts

The aim of The Performing Arts Academy is to provide an institute-style theater environment that provides each student with theatrical training in character development, stage craft, vocal technique, theatrical dance, costume design, set construction, technical lightning and sound design. For nineteen years, we’ve provided students with a wide range of engaging and technically challenging performances; this ensures that our students' experience resume building shows, as well as fun and entertaining musical theater. The Academy Artistic Team has had the great pleasure of training and teaching many wonderful and talented young artists, and hopes that this blessing will continue for many more years to come.


Through the years, The Performing Arts Academy's Artistic Team has expanded to include many magic makers. Our industry professionals include many fields of the performing arts. This program and its teaching wouldn’t be possible without their help and support. Our students and staff continue to utilize the state-of-the art teaching facility that we have in the Chalmette High Cultural Arts Theatre, and we push to create educational performance opportunities that exceed both the space and the theatre resource capacities. We are very fortunate to have top-notch entertainment industry resources and a team of people with the vision and courage to use those resources to their maximum potential.

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Shrek the Musical
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Beauty and Beast
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Beauty and Beast
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Romeo and Juliet
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Into the Woods
Shrek the Musical
Into the Woods
The Little Mermaid
Beauty and Beast
 

Upcoming Productions

What’s Coming Up Next

 

Show Dates June 21-30, 2019

Auditions Dates: Week of May 13-20, 2019

Looking for a place to catch amazing shows and productions? The Performing Arts Academy is one of the leading educational performing arts groups that has been dazzling audiences with magical productions since the early 2000's. Whether you’re looking to laugh, cry, or experience some good old fashioned entertainment, The Performing Arts Academy's shows are the best bet for a great night out on the town. We’ve got something for everyone to enjoy here, including top of the line productions at very reasonable prices. We produce new breathtaking performances every year filled with the extraordinary talent of St. Bernard Parish. Swing by today and prepare to be entertained with this year's production of Once Upon a Mattress;  it has been a favorite among our Artistic Team for many years, and it’s finally making its way to our stage! Come visit us in June to find out why! 

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