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PPA Gets School-ed

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Pace officially unveils its new School of Performing Arts, Manhattan’s first Performing Arts School in nearly 50 years.

It’s official: Pace Performing Arts is now a school. On May 16, the University announced that its Performing Arts Department will become the School of Performing Arts, Manhattan’s first Performing Arts school in nearly 50 years.

Jorge Cacheiro, the executive director of Pace’s new School of Performing Arts, says, “At Pace Performing Arts we are committed to being a national leader in undergraduate training for today's industry. We already feel we are among the most innovative programs in the nation. Now as a recognized School of Performing Arts in New York, we become an even a more attractive destination for young artists seeking a career on stage and media. I want to personally thank Dean Herrmann and President Friedman for recognizing the importance of the arts at Pace University and for their unwavering support in helping the University's new School of Performing Arts become a reality.”

Read more in the press release.