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The Benvenuti Performing Arts Center in Natomas offers a vital and dynamic program of theatre and the performing arts by hosting, creating or producing live performances that inspire, challenge, and empower artists, students and audiences in the greater Sacramento community. "Ben Arts" serves as a link between the education and arts communities and enriches the cultural life of our society through productions that do not just entertain, but make you think.




After the Rain: A Spring Vocal Concert 
May 22 & 23, 2024
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
All PFAA Vocal classes will be showcased in this end of the year performance!
Spring Dance Celebration 
May 15, 16 & 17, 2024
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
All PFAA Dance classes will be showcased in their annual end of the year performance. Buy your tickets now, all 3 of these shows will sell out fast!
Encore: Orchestra & Band Ensembles Spring Instrumental Concert
May 3, 2024
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
Honors Orchestra, Symphonic Band, String Orchestra, Concert Band, Beginning Strings, Beginning Woodwinds & Brass




April 27, 2024
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
Giselle is a French ballet hit, a dramatic tale of love that comes to life with musical motives of the classic Adolphe Adan. The world premiere took place in 1842 in Paris. Since then, this classical ballet has been an ornament in the repertoire of almost all the world’s major theaters. The performance was created based on the legend, which Heinrich Heine once conveyed.


PACT Academy: There's No Place Like Home 2024 Recital
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 6pm
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
4600 Blackrock Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95835
Honk! Jr. by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
April 18, 19 & 20, 2024 at 7pm
April 20 at 4pm
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
Honk! Jr. is a heartwarming celebration of being different that is sure to delight audiences of all ages with its sparkling wit, unique charm and memorable score.
Run time is approximately 70 minutes with no intermission
Concerto Virtuoso
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
A classical concert hosted by PFAA Senior, Daniel Guizar featuring NCS musicians & acclaimed concert pianist Jason Sia. All proceeds donated to PFAA Music Department.
Born for Broadway: Middle School Musical Revue
Friday, December 1 & Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 7pm
Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 2pm
Black Box Theatre
Come join us for an incredible night of entertainment at Born for Broadway! This event is a celebration of musical theater and showcases the incredible talent of NCS PFAA's Middle School Musical class.



Encore: Jazz & Percussion Spring Instrumental Concert
March 22, 2024
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
Honors Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, AM Jazz Band & Beginning Percussion
Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
March 14, 15 & 16, 2024
Black Box Theatre
This story reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love.
Blackrock Dance Company Presents: Passage
Friday, January 26, 2024 & Saturday, January 27, 2024
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
Get ready to be captivated by the artistry and talent of the PFAA's Blackrock Dance Company as they transport you through a mesmerizing journey of movement and emotion in their Winter Dance showcase. Join us for an enchanting evening as they present "Passage".
December Lights: Winter Vocal Concert
Thursday, December 7, 2023 & Friday, December 8, 2023
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
Don't miss this opportunity to witness the power of music and celebrate the magic of winter! Grab your loved ones and join us for an unforgettable evening of melodic enchantment at the December Lights: Winter Vocal Concert.
Reminisce: Fall Instrumental Concert
Thursday, November 16, 2023
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
Join us for an unforgettable evening of music at the Reminisce: A Fall Instrumental Concert! Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies and soulful tunes that will transport you to a world of autumnal bliss.
This concert features the Natomas Charter School PFAA's Orchestra, Symphonic, Concert, and Woodwinds/Brass students.
Jazz at the Ben
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Get ready for a night filled with mesmerizing jazz melodies at the Benvenuti Performing Arts Center. Come and see the Natomas Charter School PFAA's AM Jazz Band, Honors Jazz Band, and both of our Vocal Ensembles. After intermission, you will be entertained by the "RJAM Young Artists" program showcases student-led ensembles from the Roots, Jazz and American Music Program (RJAM) at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Join us on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 7:00 PM PST for an unforgettable live performances!

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The Laramie Project

October 26, 27 & 28, 2023

NCS PFAA brings you the first marquee production of the 2023-2024 school year, The Laramie Project. This very human story of choices, prejudice, hatred and the unpeeling of a town in all its confluences, conflicts and contradictions and all in the actual words of the people of Laramie, Wyoming.


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Ka Hula O Manuarii - "Hula Ho'ike"
Sunday, June 9, 2024
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
Speaking EngagementLet's Talk About Love with The Matthew Shepard Foundation
Thursday, September 21, 2023
The Natomas community is honored to have the Shepard's join us to have a conversation around love, acceptance, support and compassion.