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

Shows and Events

Spring Shows at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center

Our Spring Shows provide young performers a live theatrical experience.  During our rehearsal 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.

PARENTS! View Rehearsal Schedules here

Elementary/Middle School Spring Show:
Willy Wonka JR

Date: May 11, 12, 13
Time: May 11 & 12 at 7:00 pm and matinees May 12 & 13 at 1:30 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

High/Middle School Spring Show:
Love’s Labour’s Lost, the Musical

Date: May 18, 19, 20
Time: May 18 & 19 at 7:00 pm and matinees May 19 & 20 at  1:00 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

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 8-14):
How to Eat Like a Child

Dates/Times: July 12 @ 1 pm / July 13 @ 10 am & 1 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Summer Camp Teen Show (ages 12-17):
Changing Minds, the Musical

Dates & Times: August 2, 3, 4 @ 7:00 pm and August 4 @ 1:00 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

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.

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!

Dates & Times: Friday, Dec.7 at 5 pm ; Sunday, Dec.9 at 2 pm
Location: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380