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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PACE is renovating the studio and you have a chance to "Get your seat in the spotlight" Learn More

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Come join the cast as Peter, Tinkerbell, and the Darling family soar across the stars. Students will learn the ins and outs of theatre as they bring to life ticking crocodiles, Tiger Lily and her dancing tribe, and a hilarious band of Hook and his bungling pirates.Learn More

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

This year, PACE students are taking the stage in three shows all about transforming the written word into mesmerizing performances. We hope that you can join us, on stage or in the audience, for these three excellent performances Learn More

Pace gives back to the community with special performances, service projects, hospital visits and many other activities. Learn More

Take a peek at scenes from some of our more memorable shows. Click here