Best of the Main Line 2015 - West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts

Shows and Events

Holiday Cheer Concerts at Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center

Kick off your holiday season with Holiday Cheer, perfect family entertainment. Listen to old fashioned holiday favorites as well as lively new songs made famous by R&B and Pop Soloists. Our performers are young performers from the area and likely the future stars of Broadway! WCStudio @ Uptown’s following classes comprise the talent used in our Holiday Cheer: Uptown Singers, WCStudio Singers, Broadway Kids Cabaret and Broadway Kiddos. Join us to celebrate the Holiday Season!

Holiday Cheer Concert

Dates & Times: Dec.1 at 5 pm ; Dec.3 at 2 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Professional Youth Program Showcases

  • Date: Monday, November 20, 2017
  •             Monday, March 12, 2018
  • Time: Doors open 5:00 pm, Show begins 5:30pm
  • Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
  • 226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380
  • Our Professional Youth Program Showcase is an opportunity for all to appreciate the talents of West Chester (and surrounding areas) Future Stars. Our talented actors will perform songs, monologues and scenes all prepared under the direction of Union Professional Actors/Directors.

Uptown Singers Concerts

  • Dates/Times/Locations:
  •         Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11:30, Exton Square Mall
  •         Saturday, Nov. 12 at 1:30, Springfield Mall in Media
  •         Friday, Dec. 1 at 5:00, Holiday Cheer Concert at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
  •         Saturday, Dec. 2 at 1:30, Exton Square Mall
  •         Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2:00, Holiday Cheer Concert at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
  •         Saturday, Dec. 9 at 11:30, Sunrise Westtown
  •         Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2:00, Atria Willistown
  •         Thursday, Dec. 14 at 6:00, Malvern Buttery
  •         Saturday, Dec. 16 at 3:00, Exton Sunrise
  • The Uptown Singers Concerts are an opportunity to appreciate the beautiful voices of our students perform their songs.

Chlidren's Gala

  • Date/Time: Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 1 pm
  • Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
  • 226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380
  • Our Children’s Gala fundraising event will feature the young performers from our: Uptown Singers, WCStudio Singers, Broadway Kids Cabaret and Broadway Kiddos.

Summer Shows at Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center

Summer Shows provide young performers a live theatrical experience.  During our three week camp process, fun and creativity is encouraged.  Under the direction of industry professionals, your child will enhance performance skills, engage in the process of costuming, and uniquely express themselves on stage!

Summer Camp Kids Show (ages 7-14):
A Year With Frog and Toad

Date: July 13 & 14, 2017
Time: Shows begin at 1:30 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Summer Camp Teen Show (ages 12-17):
Once Upon a Mattress

Dates & Times: August 3, 4, 5 at 7:00 pm, and August 6 at 2:00 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Spring Shows at Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center

PARENTS! View Rehearsal Schedules here

Our Spring Shows provide young performers a live theatrical experience.  During our eight week process, creativity is encouraged as students test out classroom skills in a show.  Under the direction of industry professionals, your child will shine on stage!  In addition to honing performance skills, our students witness the process of costuming, directing and everything in-between.  When the lights come up opening night, students feel the rush of excitement, exude confidence and feel a sense of accomplishment.

Elementary (grades 3-5)/Middle School Spring Show:
Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr.

Date: May 13 & 14, 2017
Time: Show begins at 3:00 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

High/Middle School Spring Show:
Curtains School Edition

Date: May 12 & 13, 2017
Time: Show begins at 7:00 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Spring Concerts

  • Date: March tbd @ tbd pm
  • Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, 226 N. High Street, West Chester
  • Call time: for performers is 5:00 pm
  • Join the West Chester Studio Singers and the Broadway Kids Cabaret as they sing, dance and act their way into the hearts of all in attendance. The March 16th concert is a Friends and Family Affair and free to all.

Extra Rehearsal: March 15th 4:30-6:30 pm on stage