Each May, high school musical stars from across Michigan are professionally judged in their local productions for the opportunity to compete on the Wharton Center Cobb Great Hall stage. This year, the Sutton Foster Awards are being celebrated virtually.  Traditionally, these students would compete for Best Actor/Best Actress awards and the chance to attend the…

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We are pleased to showcase our 7th and 8th-grade artwork through the latest virtual art exhibit. Throughout the year, PCA middle school students learn how to observe the world as an artist. Art is everywhere, and students learn to look at the details and how things have been created. Students learn how to draw objects, people,…

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On Tuesday, April 28, Mrs. Sinclair provided a unique opportunity for PCA Performing Arts students to have a Q & A discussion with two up-and-coming stars! Students were able to ask questions and converse with Lorna Courtney (Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, West Side Story on Broadway), and Joe Serafini (High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on…

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We are pleased to present the second in a series of Virtual Art Exhibits, showcasing the secondary artists at PCA. This week, we are highlighting the work of our Portfolio Development and Advanced Drawing Classes. Portfolio Development is open to students in the 11th and 12th-grade years. During this class, students develop a complete portfolio…

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For the 2019-2020 school year, Photography was added to our list of Fine Arts electives. There were numerous requests from students to make this a reality, and we were thrilled to fulfill that request. In addition to Photography, a variety of other electives, such as Cartooning and Graphic Design, were created to meet the growing…

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On March 11th, 2020, PCA High School Choir & PCA Women’s Ensemble participated in MSVMA (Michigan School Vocal Music Association) District Choral Festival, receiving straight 1’s in both sight-reading and performance.  A “1” is the highest level awarded and earned them the opportunity to perform at the State festival. (Unfortunately, due to the current situation…

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Special thanks to all who came out and supported PCA Theatre by attending Beauty and the Beast on January 23, 24, or 25. The cast was spectacular, the orchestra was fabulous, and the crew kept the entire production running in amazing fashion. We are ever grateful to the PCA staff who pour into these students…

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  Did you know that the Detroit Parade Company has the largest collection of papier-mache “big heads” in America? Neither did we, but our 6th-grade students learned that on their annual field trip this week.  Each year, the PCA 6th grade students have the opportunity to travel to the Detroit Parade Company factory. On the trip,…

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Musical Theatre Solo & Ensemble 2019

On November 16th, PCA students performed for ratings at the annual Michigan School Vocal Music Association Musical Theatre Solo & Ensemble. This specialized event requires students to perform two contrasting musical theatre pieces from memory with live accompaniment. Students are rated on various elements of their performance, including: tone, pitch, and presentation. PCA has a…

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