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Our Mission:

We are a not-for-profit performing arts center who presents and produces a wide variety of quality performing arts, advances arts education and creates a neighborhood that is a superior destination for entertainment, business and residential living, thereby strengthening the economic vitality of the region.

The Stage

Presenting and producing a variety of the finest entertainment for the betterment of the community. more

Arts Education

A national leader in engaging the community through enriching experiences in the performing arts. more

Area Development

A major area developer creating a vibrant destination and economically-strong neighborhood. more

Not-for-Profit

Performing Arts Center

A not-for-profit that must raise over $4 million dollars annually to continue improving the region's quality of life. more

Careers in the Performing Arts: Distance Learning for Middle and High School Students


Careers in the Performing Arts gives students opportunities to interact with performers, choreographers, directors, set designers and executives. Past discussions have featured cast and crew from the touring productions of Chicago, Wicked, and other Broadway shows. Schools can connect through distance learning technology or join us live in the Idea Center® at Playhouse Square. This program is recommended for middle and high school students. Offered in partnership with WVIZ/PBS ideastream®.

This program aligns with the following Common Core State Standards:
W.1, W.4, W.5, W.6, W.7, W.10
SL.1, SL.4

Click here to download a PDF of the Careers in the Performing Arts Classroom guide.

Upcoming Events:

Careers in the Performing Arts with Waitress

Tue, Oct 24, 2017
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

Careers in the Performing Arts with On Your Feet!

Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

Careers in the Performing Arts with Love Never Dies

Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

Careers in the Performing Arts with Rent - 20th Anniversary Tour

Tue, Mar 13, 2018
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

Careers in the Performing Arts with The Humans

Tue, Apr 17, 2018
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

Careers in the Performing Arts with Disney's Aladdin

Tue, May 8, 2018
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

To view past Careers in the Performing Arts programs, click here.

Looking for more information about Community Engagement & Education programs at Playhouse Square? Click here to contact the Community Engagement and Education Department.