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The Professional Arts Education Center


The Diane Dooley Performing Arts Scholarship

The Professional Arts Education Center is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1996 to raise scholarship money for students in the performing arts.  Former PAEC scholarship recipients have attended nationally recognized university training programs including those at University of Michigan, NYU, Berklee College of Music, University of Miami, Harvard, Yale, UCLA, UCI, The Boston Conservatory, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Emerson College, Wagner College, Northwestern University, Carnegie Mellon and Syracuse University, and have appeared on Broadway, in national tours or in regional productions of WICKED, CHAPLIN, IN THE HEIGHTS, VIOLET, LEGALLY BLONDE, GODSPELL, GREASE, THE PRODUCERS, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, 42ND STREET, THE LION KING, EVITA and THE KING AND I. 

PAEC is a 501(C)3 nonprofit corporation.  Tax ID # 33-0713444

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