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

The story of Ralphie Parker and his ardent desire for a genuine Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas is sure to touch your heart this holiday season. Find out how you can be a part of this beloved classic. Learn More

A perfect opportunity for young folks with little or no theatre experience to learn about the performing arts. Learn More

A FUNdraising event for Performing Arts in Children Education involving murder, mayhem and you. 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