PERFORMING ARTS

At Palmetto Boys State we encourage every citizen to explore the arts and share their talents with the world! The School for the Performing Arts is broken up into five different areas including WPBS, Technical Production, Choir, Band, and the Sinkies! Below you will find more information on each of the unique aspects of the Performing Arts program and have the ability to preregister.

WPBS

WPBS is your go to place for all PBS news! Each night our citizens produce a live broadcast in front of the entire Boys State family, sharing memorable and inspiring moments while having a lot of fun! WPBS is a demanding program and there are limited spots available. We are looking for two lead anchors, one sports anchor, one weatherman, and up to four field reporters. If you are interested in being a in the field camera operator or an editor, we encourage you to bring your own gear and workstation.  If you are interested please fill out the application form below!

WPBS Application

WPBS

WPBS is your go to place for all PBS news! Each night our citizens produce a live broadcast in front of the entire Boys State family, sharing memorable and inspiring moments while having a lot of fun! WPBS is a demanding program and there are limited spots available. We are looking for two lead anchors, one sports anchor, one weatherman, and up to four field reporters. If you are interested in being a in the field camera operator or an editor, we encourage you to bring your own gear and workstation. If you are interested please fill out the application form below!

WPBS Application

TECHNICAL PRODUCTION

Technical Production is the foundation to everything we do at PBS, bringing the pieces to every assembly together to make it spectacular! Whether you are curious about what happens during a live production, or you’re an experienced professional this team is where you want to be! Positions available on the Technical Production Team include camera operators, editors, lighting designers, sound engineers, video playback, and switching. If you are interested in being a in the field camera operator or an editor, we encourage you to bring your own gear and workstation. To begin the process fill out the application form below!

Technical Production Application

CHOIR

The PBS Choir plays an important role of helping to bring our assemblies to life! Along with the band, the choir brings excitement to every element of boys state. It doesn’t matter what level of singer you are! If you are interested in becoming a part of the PBS Choir, please fill out the form below!

Choir Application

CHOIR

The PBS Choir plays an important role of helping to bring our assemblies to life! Along with the band, the choir brings excitement to every element of boys state. It doesn’t matter what level of singer you are! If you are interested in becoming a part of the PBS Choir, please fill out the form below!

Choir Application

MARCHING & JAZZ BAND

The Marching Band brings the hype to every element of Palmetto Boy State and the Jazz Band is the highlight of Friday Night’s Talent Show (aka “The Sinkies”). No matter what instrument you play, we want you to be a part of the action!

If you are interested in being a part of either band, please fill out the application below! Please note, we ask that you bring your instrument with you whether or not you applied before arriving onsite!

Band Application

THE SINKIES

The pinnacle performance of Palmetto Boys State! Some might call it a talent show, but we believe it is so much more! The biggest show of the week, showcasing the best talents and acts we have to offer! Couple that with awards presentations and vignettes and you have the Sinkies! Each year brings new and original talents that surprise and excite every viewer! We want you to be a part of the Sinkies! To apply to be a part of the Sinkies, please fill out the form below!

Sinkies Application

THE SINKIES

The pinnacle performance of Palmetto Boys State! Some might call it a talent show, but we believe it is so much more! The biggest show of the week, showcasing the best talents and acts we have to offer! Couple that with awards presentations and vignettes and you have the Sinkies! Each year brings new and original talents that surprise and excite every viewer! We want you to be a part of the Sinkies! To apply to be a part of the Sinkies, please fill out the form below!

Sinkies Application