Pentacle began developing programs for educational institutions in 1988, expanding its services to include the performing arts community’s youngest members.  Emerging out of this early educational work, Behind the Scenes was developed in 2003 as a programcommitted to youth work-force development for careers in the arts.


Participating High Schools & Middle Schools:
2016-Present, Groove With Me
2016-Present, Talent Unlimited
2003-Present, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts – Queens, NY
2006-2014, Gramercy Arts High School – New York, NY
2012, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School – New York, NY
2012, Woodrow Wilson High School – Camden, NJ
2004-2007, Bronx Dance Academy – Bronx, NY


A sister program to Behind the Scenes, Exploring Opportunities expanded the program to include curriculum for college and university students.

Participating College Programs:
2005-2010, Hunter College Dance Program A life In the Arts Workshops – New York, NY
2005, NYC Department of Education Summer Arts Institute – New York, NY


Pentacle is a member of the New York City Arts in Education Roundtable.