Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts
The Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts is a magnet program at Pebblebrook High School in Mableton, Georgia.
The program is open to any student in Cobb County who is selected from auditions and meets the academic eligibility requirements. Every student is enrolled as a vocal, dance, drama, or technical theatre major. Students can also minor in other areas or take on a second or even third minor. Students study in their major each day for two hours and in their minor for one hour and a half. Students are required to remain in the program every semester of their high school careers. Students are actively involved in extracurricular performances and are given the opportunity to work with professionals from around the United States. The training is extremely rigorous. The dance program includes (but is not limited to) hip hop, jazz, classical ballet, modern, conditioning, and enrichment (dance history). The vocal program includes (but is not limited to) three level choirs. The program includes the famous Pebblebrook chamber choir, select choirs, solos, classical, musical theatre, music theory, piano, piano theory, and much more. The drama program includes (but is not limited to) internal timing, projection, emotive studies, cold readings, improvisation, Shakespearean study, monologue study, traditional plays, contemporary plays, classical theatre, comedy, and musical theatre. The technical theatre program includes (but is not limited to) set construction, lighting, sound, costumes and stage management. All students must maintain a "3.0" in their major study.