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Dance, Voice, Acting, and Musicals!

Keystone State Music Theater Academy is Pittsburgh Area's leading, modern school & theater for performing arts!

KSMT Academy provides an array of high-caliber, curriculum-based training programs, courses, & performance opportunities for students from beginner to pre-professional.


Our Core Educational Programs

As a student at Keystone State Music Theater, you have the opportunity to study dance, voice, and acting, plus perform alongside some of Pittsburgh's most dedicated & skilled performers, with the guidance and mentorship of highly experienced, energetic industry experts.

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A School. A Theater. A Place To THRIVE!

About Keystone State Music Theater

KSMT is a 501c3 non-profit theater academy located in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, 25 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. We provide professional, quality training programs and courses that are expertly designed for students of all ages and levels of commitment.


Our team cultivates a safe, vibrant, and inclusive learning environment for our students and families to thrive in heart, mind, and body. Our thoughtfully structured programs and talented teachers help foster creativity, fuel passions, make meaningful connections, build confidence, inspire hard work, instill kindness, and professionalism, and encourage excellence in the class, on stage, and beyond!

We are dedicated to enriching the public and region through exceptional musical theater and impacting lives beyond the stage through innovative education and community outreach events.

Have The Opportunity To Study And Work Alongside Experienced Industry Professionals

Additional Programs

Prepare for your college submissions/auditions with KSMT's established pre-professional program. Stay active, build friendships, and hone your craft with a summer full of music and laughter. Enrich your community with our various outreach initiatives and performances.


Expert career and college workshops, educational courses, and guidance to college-bound students and families. Understand what types of theatrical-based career options and degrees exist for your child and create a plan to graduate feeling confident and prepared!


Learn how KSMT shines the spotlight on its amazing community throughout the year with its Community Outreach Programs.


Summer Musical Theater Shows, Training Bootcamps, Creative Workshops, Private Lesson Intensives, and more! KSMT offers a sensational lineup of training and performance camps throughout the summer for new and continuing students ages 3.5-18, from the beginning explorer to the advanced pre-professional. Stay active, build friendships, hone your craft, and fill your summer with music and laughter!

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What Our Families & Students Are Saying

A great environment for all children

KSMT has helped build confidence in my son who struggled with anxiety. The teachers and other children are all so inclusive and have such positive attitudes which makes it a great environment for all children and has a positive effect on mental health. We have enjoyed all of the performances and appreciate all of the hard work that goes into them."


Julianna, Parent of Student Age 15

Keystone State Music Theater Student Performance


Tickets and tuition only cover a portion of the funds needed to support our organization. With the generous support of individual donors, businesses, and foundations, we are able to provide professional theater training to students of all ages and continue operating our center for the arts.

Please consider donating or learning more about the benefits sponsors receive beyond the civic pride of supporting a non-profit.


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