Meet Dominic Corcoran, an 8th grader at PALCS, and an avid performer. Dominic and his older sister, Sofia, were born in Philadelphia and now reside in Delaware County. Growing up, Dominic was a very precocious child, reading and entertaining at a very young age.
Dr. Allyson Roberts first joined PALCS in 2005 as a music teacher when the school was just starting out and when the Center for Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA) was a mere idea. Now Dr. Roberts is in her 14th year at PALCS as the music department chair and student academic advisor at CPFA, a Doctor of Music Education and Pedagogy, holds a National Certification in Music Education and teaching piano, and is going to be begin her 24th year of teaching music. Dr. Roberts recently had an article published in the July 2018 issue of the Christian Chronicle.
When Kieran Clark was in 6th grade, he was practicing and competing in gymnastics, which required about 20 hours a week. Every day, he would get home from practice at 9 pm, do his homework until 11 pm or later, and get up for school in the morning at 6:30 am. He was advanced in school, and one of his teachers commented that he could be doing a lot more in less time. The Clark family began to explore the different cyber school options and found PALCS.
On April 7, 2018, the PALCS Center for Performing Arts (CPFA) Jazz Mavericks made a trip to New York City to participate in their first overnight performance trip. They attended the NYC Jazz Festival at the historic Apollo Theater, located in Harlem.
April 12, 2018 marked the opening of the 2018 CPFA Senior Art Exhibition. This annual exhibit celebrates and displays the work of 15 remarkable Center for Performing and Fine Arts students from the Class of 2018.
Congratulations to the Center for Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA) theater program instructors and students on their sold-out run of Little Shop of Horrors! CPFA put on five performances of the rock musical, which ran from Thursday, March 15 through Sunday, March 18.
PALCS is proud to announce that CPFA dance teacher, Mrs. Toni Duncan, has been invited to present her proposal, "Curricula Design: Access to Non-Dance Content and for Atypical Populations", at the 19th Annual National Dance Education Organization's (NDEO) Conference this November in San Antonio, Texas.
The PALCS Center for Performing and Fine Arts Dance Department would like to cordially invite you attend the CPFA annual Spring Dance Concert, taking place tonight, Friday May 5th at 7:30 pm at the Phoenixville Area Middle School located in Chester County. This will surely be a night to remember that you will not want to miss.
The high school seniors of PA Leadership Charter School Center's Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA) are proud to present their final high school exhibition. PALCS will be celebrating the fine arts with 15 remarkable students from the Class of 2017! The Senior Art show exhibit will take place from April 20 - June 20.
The students of the PALCS Center for Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA) are proudly presenting sold-out performances of this year’s spring musical, the Student Edition of Sweeney Todd.