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At PAA our instructors provide an experience for your child that builds self confidence, encourages imagination and creativity and provides a fun and positive learning environment.

Performing Arts Academy

Making Children Smile & Motivating Minds Is Our Priority!

Welcome to the Performing Arts Academy – celebrating 21 successful years in business! At PAA we strive to educate and develop students with a pre-professional background in dance and aerial arts. Our intructors emphasize the importance of technique while instilling a strong foundation in dance and aerial arts.  

We offer classes in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary,  and aerial arts. Classes are designed to improve technique, increase strength and flexibility, and build stamina in a safe and positive environment. We encourage students to embrace the beauty of the art form and appreciate the dedication and discipline required to study movement arts.

A safe and fun environment is essential for students to learn and enjoy classes. We are dedicated to providing students with an education in dance that promotes age appropriate music, movement and costumes. We help students focus on building positive self-esteem, strong work ethic and goal oriented progression. Our staff is highly qualified and uses updated teaching techniques. Our syllabus allows students to progress at a natural pace.  

We believe that there is a place at our school for all who enjoy movement through music whether a student aspires to dance professionally, to stay physically fit or for pure enjoyment!

Thank you for visiting with us. Be sure to contact us with any questions, review our class schedules, or register online today!

Sign Up Now for Fall 2024 Classes!

We have openings in some of our classes.  Contact us by phone at 815.901.7653 for questions.

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Winter Performance Early December!

Our Winter show tickets are sold through the Egyptian Theatre. Check back for purchase date.

The Performing Arts Academy of Sycamore

Performing Arts Academy - Sycamore

212 West State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178

Located in downtown Sycamore next to PJ's Courthouse.