Penn State College of Arts and Architecture
Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State


2021 Improve Showcase CI297

The Reflection Project: Looking at Who WE ARE, the theme for a group of interdomain general-education courses sponsored by the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State and funded by Th

A musician wearing traditional native costume looks out into the ocean holding a wooden wind instrument.

The Center for the Performing Arts marked Asian American and Pacific Islander Month in May by offering a free School-Time Virtual film screening and discussion to schools throughout central Pennsyl

Two pieces of artwork hang on a wall. Left: an elderly Black man holds a cat. Right: a Blak girl holds a string instrument. The continent of Africa is painted behind the two figures.

As a child in New York City, Tiara Zhané realized she possessed artistic talent. 

Sita Frederick smiles in front of Eisenhower Auditorium.

As a dance artist and educator, Sita Frederick brings a fresh energy and perspective to the position of director of the Center for the Performing Arts.

Frankel looks at the city from the corner of an intersection.

A Marvelous Order tells a tale of industrial conflict, when the highway dreams of a land developer infringe on the comings and goings of a peaceful community.