2016 Summer Academy & 2016 Venture Academy
A program of arts enrichment workshops and day camps, open to the community, which operates during the summer here at Charter Arts. There are options for kids, teens, adults.
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  • Figure Skating and Academics

    “We learn what it means to be an artist and what it means to be a good person.”

  • Dance & Academics

    “We are equally passionate about our arts major and our core subjects; we take both very seriously.”

  • Instrumental Music & Academics

    “Studying the arts allows us to have a broader perspective on our education.”

  • Theatre & Academics

    “The curriculum is challenging. We learn to be professional, disciplined and responsible. There is a maturity learned here that will be an asset for our future.”

  • Visual Art & Academics

    “There is always something interesting happening here at Charter Arts.”

  • Vocal Music & Academics

    “Balancing a full schedule of core and artistic classes, we learn valuable time management skills that will prepare us for college and the real world.”

  • Academics and Figure Skating

    “Teachers, students and staff all share the same passion for the arts.”

  • Dance & Academics

    “Receiving a rose on the first day of school showed me that this was going to be a very special place. ”

  • Instrumental Music & Academics

    “We learn in a supportive environment and are encouraged to be ourselves.”

  • Theatre & Academics

    “We are given many opportunities, we are taught by dedicated faculty, and we are prepared for what the world has to offer us.”

  • Visual Art & Academics

    “We enjoy coming to school; we feel welcomed and we feel inspired.”

  • Vocal Music & Academics

    “We are given extraordinary opportunities to perform in the community. ”

  • Dance & Academics

    “We are able to learn and to present our art in an environment free of fear and judgement.”

  • Instrumental Music & Academics

    “The faculty teach us to work harder; they want us to reach our potential.”

  • Charter Arts is a Title I High Achievement School.

    Charter Arts earned the Title I High Achievement designation due to its students' test scores and growth scores. This means that Charter Arts is ranked in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania.

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  • Schedule an Audition for the 2016-2017 School Year

    We are still accepting audition appointments for the 2016-2017 school year. Whether you missed your appointment on the scheduled audition days or are new to the process, the first step is to visit our Admissions page and fill out the Audition Request Form.

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2016 Summer Academy

Summer workshops for all ages!

Enjoy a workshop in the arts this summer. Dance, music, acting and more for kids and teens. Adults can enjoy our Venture Academy this summer, featuring seminars with a wide-range of topics. This program of enrichment workshops is open to the community.

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Events

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Graduation

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Charter Arts held its 2016 Commencement Ceremony on June 13, 2016. 113 graduates (100% of senior class), earned close to $2.7 million in scholarships and grants to college.

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2016 Gala of Dreams

An outstanding evening!

Charter Arts' 13th annual Gala of Dreams was held on June 4th at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. Close to 300 guests enjoyed an evening of dinner, dancing, and amazing entertainment.

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Recent Awards & Accolades

Music, art, writing, acting awards abound!

Charter Arts students continue their ongoing success as the start of 2016 is filled with many special accomplishments.

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Alumni Stories

Where Are They Now?

Kristin Brooks is currently on tour as a back-up vocalist for Sam Smith. She also appeared with Smith at the Grammy's in February. Kristin worked with Iggy Azalea in the past and with Stevie Wonder on his "Songs in the Key of Life" tour.

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Graduation

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Charter Arts held its 2016 Commencement Ceremony on June 13, 2016. 113 graduates (100% of senior class), earned close to $2.7 million in scholarships and grants to college.

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