The Academy

Performing Academy is owned and operated by award-winning performers and best friends Renee DeWeese & Rena Wilson. There are currently three locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Performing Academy offers classes in acting, singing, and dancing to students ages 2 - adult.

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Rental Business

Performing Academy has an extensive collection of costumes, props, furniture and sets available for rent at “The Firehouse” in Pleasant Hill. The costume and scene shop, previously owned and operated by Diablo Theatre Company (formally Diablo Light Opera Company), has been in operation for decades and has one of the largest collections of costumes in the Bay Area. Costume packages can be shipped anywhere in the continental US. For local renters who wish to come to the shop to pick and pull, there are hundreds of costumes to choose from! Please contact us for an appointment. We also have studio spaces available for rent at both our Lafayette and Pleasant Hill locations.