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Point Park’s Conservatory of Performing Arts is known for its rigorous programs and state-of-the-art facilities for cinema arts, dance and theatre. For more than five decades, we have been training the world’s future performers for roles on stage, on camera, behind the lens and behind the scenes.  Students graduate professionally prepared and our consistent representation in the industry reflects the superb training provided by our outstanding faculty, professional Playhouse staff, and nationally recognized guest artists.

Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts offers programs in:

    • Animation (B.F.A.)
    • Cinema Production (B.F.A.)
    • Screenwriting (B.F.A.)
    • Cinema Arts (B.A.) with concentrations in Animation, Cinema, and Screenwriting
    • Ballet ( B.F.A.)
    • Jazz ( B.F.A.)
    • Modern ( B.F.A.)
    • Dance Education Certification Pre-K through 12 (B.A.)
    • Acting (B.F.A.)
    • Musical Theatre (B.F.A.)
    • Theatre Arts (B.F.A.) with concentrations in Directing, Playwriting, and Self-Directed
    • Theatre Production - major in Technical Theatre, Design or Stage-Management (B.F.A.)
    • Screenwriting and Playwriting (M.F.A.)
    • Interdisciplinary Arts (M.F.A.)

All applicants to the Conservatory of Performing Arts are required to complete the University application and artistic review process. The complete application requirements for all prospective Conservatory of Performing Arts majors can be found on our website. You must have your application for academic admittance on file BEFORE you schedule an audition or interview.  

Visit Point Park's Playhouse Flickr page to see our students performing in our Dance and Theatre Productions!

For more information about Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts, auditions and interviews, etc., please visit our website or email us at

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Thank you for your interest in the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University!