The University Center for the Performing Arts is South Florida’s premier independent performing arts school. Offering both children and adults from beginner through professional levels, over 75 weekly classes in dance, acting, and voice, students are able to train under quality instruction in a state of the art professional facility!
Our faculty of resident and guest artists offer students of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to explore and challenge their artistic capabilities. Various performance opportunities are available for students throughout the year through multiple performance opportunities including concerts, musicals, dramas, presentations, etc. Celebrating 37 years of training South Florida’s aspiring artists, many of our former students are working professionals performing in TV and film, both on and off Broadway, in print work, and in various performance companies both here and abroad!
Housing a multitude of resident dance companies including our very own resident dance company, ImpulsiK, UCPA has plenty to offer students of all ages and levels who wish to receive a quality training in the performing arts! Unlike many training facilities who dedicate the entire year preparing for an annual recital, we believe in a practical approach preparing students for a future in the arts in the professional world or just a fun, quality approach to learning a new art form. This is achieved by offering quality technique classes weekly, monthly special master classes taught by guest artists as well as multiple performance opportunities in a wide variety of dance, drama, and musical showcases for our youngest performers to our professionals.
Many of our actors have earned their SAG status and many of our singers and dancers are working professionals who understand the importance of continuing education and training.
We offer an after school program (ARTS ALIVE) offering pickup service from select local schools enhancing our students abilities to receive a top notch performing arts education!
Celebrating our 31st annual UCPA SUMMER CAMP this summer, children are given the opportunity to perform in full scale musicals and take quality technique classes from qualified instructors in voice, acting and dance. ASK ABOUT OUR ALL NEW DANCE INTENSIVE SUMMER CAMP! CALL TODAY (954) 475-3000!