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IBE Performing Arts Academy Applications Available!

The Indiana Black Expo Performing Arts Academy (PAA) applications are now open!!

Youth ages 13 – 18 are welcome to apply to be a part of our amazing programs including: photography and videography, acting, dance, and music production! Scholarships are available for those 2021 seniors who complete the full fall 2020 and spring 2021 cohort.

PAA works to give teens from all backgrounds an opportunity to explore their passion for the arts while building friendships and growing into talented and enthusiastic young adults.

Register today by clicking here.

Here are a few things to be aware of and keep in mind as we approach the October 3rd start date.

Upcoming Orientation Dates:


  • September 26th (Saturday) 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • September 29th (Tuesday) 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In-Person (IBE Headquarters 601 N. Shortridge Rd 46219)

  • September 26th (Thursday) 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • October 1st (Thursday) 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Please see below the list of classes available:


  • Acting
  • Videography
  • Photography
  • Music Production


  • Videography
  • Music Production

If you have questions, please contact Edward Rogers at or 317-260-7706