Principal Creative & Performing Arts


Bay Area Parent – Red Tricycle – Chatterblock
1528 S El Camino Real, Ste 208
San Mateo, Ca 94402 

Kids Dance Classes

Principal Creative & Performing Arts offers dance classes in a variety of styles including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Capoeira, Musical Theatre, and Hip Hop. All first time dancers get a FREE TRIAL CLASS!

Performance Teams

Performance Teams are part of our accelerated program. Teams compete in regional competitions as well as our Spring Recital. Must take additional classes per week. Approval from staff is also required.

2017 Summer Camps – Registration Open!

If you would like to participate in our next Summer Dance Camps, the time to register is now! We will be offering 3 weeks of camps in July and into August. Two Musical Theatre Camps, and our uniquely fun Music Video camp!

Stay Connected

We reguarly email news and notes to all enrolled families. However we also encourage everyone to follow us online on social media! Never miss a new class, deadline, or important schedule update. Share your photos and videos with us as well! We love to hear from everyone!

Latest News

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! – We have three weeks of camps in 2017. Spaces fill up fast, so don’t wait! Use the regular registration form on our website and select the camp classes. CLICK HERE for more details. 

PCPA at RAINBOW Competition 3/17 – 3/19  All PCPA dancers are invited to come cheer on our competition teams this weekend. We have four solo dances, and both teams competing! It’s FREE to come cheer us on! Check with office for details.

NEW PCPA GEAR – DEADLINE MARCH 5!– The same gear our teams have been wearing is now available to all dancers and parents CLICK HERE.


Check out all our cool gear available for purchase through our online store. We try to add items and new designs on a regular basis so check back often for your PCPA dance gear. 

Team and Jr. Team members, your gear will be available separately. If you need a replacement piece let the office staff know.