Partners & Sponsors

BCPA Artistic Partners
The Bowie Center for the Performing Arts is proud to be a culture and entertainment hub for audiences and artists alike! To show our appreciation for the artists who continue to present their works here at the BCPA – and enrich the cultural environment of Bowie and Prince George’s County – we’ve named these performing arts groups our BCPA Artistic Partners. We look forward to presenting their top tier works at the BCPA often!

Audiences can find all upcoming Artistic Partner events in the Featured tab of the Events page. VIEW ALL

Joe Clair and Friends Comedy Show

Joe Clair, host, comedian, radio personality and on-air veteran is no stranger when it comes to Washington, D.C. This native of Seat Pleasant, MD is the current host of WPGC’s 95.5 – “Joe Clair Morning Show”, taking the morning airwaves by storm and making the drive to work much more enjoyable for listeners across the DMV. He is a proud graduate of Morgan State University, where he pledged Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, but found his passion for comedy, music and communications. Joe Clair is a multifaceted entertainer with a career spanning two decades. You can call him Joe, Cleezy or Mr. Clair. Whatever you call him, it is undeniable that Joe Clair is 100%. Whether it is in the radio, comedy game, hosting arena, acting or community service, Joe Clair definitely gets it in.


Brencore Entertainment

BRENCORE is a Concert Development and Promotions resource that prides itself on standing out with its clientele by providing top quality, professional and efficient services; and with the event attendees by creating for them an event that is fun and memorable. BRENCORE sets the environment, manages the countless details, and provides on-site strategic coordination to deliver a spectacular event — all while remaining ever mindful of the budget. BRENCORE works to secure corporate sponsorship contributions and grants, and to provide booking agent services for the negotiation and management of all associated contracts.


CenterStage Academy for the Arts

CenterStage Academy for the Arts is the ultimate training ground in dance, musical theatre, acting in tv/film, and vocal performance, growing performers from age 4 until 55! No matter your age or experience level, there is a place for you in the performing arts, and our phenomenal instructors are ready to help you meet your goals.

CenterStage Academy for The Arts is co-founded by Shawn and Sherion Cosby who still lead the company today. The Choreographer/Artistic Director is Shawn M. Cosby, SAG/AFTRA/Dancer/Actress, the Drama Director is 42-year veteran Educator and Master Teacher Sherion Cosby, and the Vocal Director is Mrs. Juliet Lowery. CSAA is the home to the acclaimed Showbiz Next Generation and Showbiz Kids companies who are a select group of dancers actors and singers from the metropolitan DC area. The company’s repertoire consists of, Vocal Performance, Contemporary, Modern, Ballet, Hip Hop, Acting for TV/ Film, and Musical Theatre.


Storytellers A Theater Arts Academy

Storytellers is a unique, full-scale, quality theater arts academy that offers professional training and performance opportunities for young people. We are committed to teaching and producing meaningful and excellent theater by investing deeply in young artists in a wholesome, encouraging, and challenging environment. This will be done in order to expand the hearts and minds of our students, to impact our audiences, and to enrich the art of theater for generations to come.


Solomon's Word Theatre Initiative

Solomon’s Word Theatre Initiative was founded in July 2015. With the vision of Rickey Solomon, partnered with the business drive from Carl Felton III, an organization was birthed that would inspire a generation of inner-city youth, and electrify audiences in theaters throughout the Maryland, D.C., & Virginia area. We have a unique culture at Solomon’s Word that is built on family and level leadership. We believe that the best way to achieve a high level of success is through investing in our team and cast members with the focus of achieving one goal… to inspire a generation through performing arts. We have received numerous notable state and local recognition for our community involvement and philanthropy work.


BLNK Entertainment

The foundational theme for BLNK Entertainment was to “Never give up!” BLNK has produced multiple stage plays and fashion shows that help influence citizens, young and old, to believe in the goodness of others. Nalo Merriman Productions was birthed under the BLNK Entertainment umbrella.



The Bowie Center for the Performing Arts is proud to be sponsored by local businesses who provide support in a variety of valuable ways. Together with these champions of the arts, the BCPA is working to promote culture and connection in our community – both inside and outside our building.

Starbucks Coffee Company

3924 Town Center Boulevard, Bowie, MD

Texas Roadhouse

6011 Highbridge Road, Bowie, MD

Bowie Baysox Baseball


Maryland State Arts Council