Acting for Life! Support your ACT!
5220 Village Creek Dr, Plano, Texas 75093 ~ 214-810-3228      
Jamey Jamison, Executive Director       A 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization



Welcome to The Art Centre Theatre - the finest community of talented youth, teens and adults in the North Texas area. Conveniently located in Plano, we offer instruction in theatre arts, music, dance, voice and more, last year serving over 700 children and staging over 50 complete productions. We hope you'll enjoy our shows, and consider joining our rapidly growing family!


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ACT has terrific sponsorship opportunities for you and/or your business. Click here for additional information, or please contact our Executive Director, Jamey Jamison at 214-810-3228 (or e-mail for further information.

Discount Tickets:

Patrons and the employees of the fabulous Plano hotels and motels are entitled to a 10% discount off any tickets purchased at the door; show a receipt or current pay stub. (Receipts must be dated within 15 days of the show date.)

PISD Teachers, Plano Fire-fighters and Law-enforcement officers, City Of Plano employees, and members of the armed forces receive a 10% discount at the door with proper ID.

KERA members can receive a two-for-one discount at the door for non-special event shows! Look up the show date and time, note your desired seats from those available, and e-mail with your request so we can hold your reservation; you may pay at the door when you show your KERA membership card.

Trying to Get a Break? The first Tuesday of every month ACT provides FREE SPACE for anyone wishing to have their works heard. Please book in advance by contacting the Executive Director, Jamey Jamison (


Center Stage at ACT:

An ACT Original Musical Adaptation
Jul 14-23:      The Wizard of Oz 

ACT retells the classic Frank L. Baum tale with musical flair! When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. Dorothy simply wants to get back to Kansas, and they all seek the help of the great Wizard in Emerald City. He demands the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn his help. Youth and Adult casts. 

$15. ACT member discounts apply if you buy in advance using our online system. 

Adult Cast:  

Youth Cast: 

A TAG Team Original Production

Jul 28-29:      Summer Comedy Jam

Celebrate the HEAT by turning up the LAUGHTER!  Join us for 2 nights of side-scorching comedy with some of the Hottest comedians around town.  This is how you close out your July FUN!  Some mature themes - PG-13 appropriate. 

$15. ACT member discounts apply if you buy in advance using our online system. 



An ACT Original Production

Aug 11:  ACT's Urban Music Showcase 

These urban artists come together to bring you a night of music, positive vibes, and plenty of beer & wine for those over 21! A variety of rappers, vocalists, and poets from every walk of life come together for one night only. Special Guest MindMusix will be preforming along with Kenny Niche, your hosts Alexander & 1-UP, and an entire line up of surprise appearences. Join us for an existential about life and what music means to us all.  This is a NC17 Concert, so put the kids to bed before you come out.

$15. ACT member discounts apply if you buy in advance using our online system. 


by Richard R George
Presented through special arrangement with

Dramatic Publishing
311Washington St
Woodstock, IL 60098-3308
Aug 11-20:      Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
Who wouldn't want to join Charlie Bucket in his adventurous tour of Willy Wonka's world-famous Chocolate Factory? Now is your chance! Your audience will see Augustus Gloop, Violet Beauregarde, Veruca Salt, Grandpa George, Grandma Georgina, Willy Wonka and Charlie himself come to life, and all involved will discover the true meaning of teamwork, self-confidence and self-esteem. Each member of your cast will have a role that promotes a special understanding of other people as, together, they and your audience experience a chocolate-candy fantasy. The entire production is smoothly tied together by an energetic and personable Narrator, who effortlessly bridges time and excites the audience with creative anticipation. The delicious fun of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory awaits you!

$15. ACT member discounts apply if you buy in advance using our online system. 

Youth Cast: 

A TAG Team Original Production

Aug 18 – Aug 19:  Gigi After Dark

Join Gigi as she hosts another After Dark. The fun starts at 10:30pm! It's a great night out for singles, couples, a double date, even a group outing. Entertainment includes live musical performances and great local comedians. No “Adulting” necessary, Gigi has planned a great evening. It’s time for “grown-folks” to relax and have a good time. Get your tickets early and book that babysitter, Now! Mature Content-18+

$15. ACT member discounts apply if you buy in advance using our online system. 


Check out more of our upcoming shows on the On Stage page: CLICK HERE


Main Stage productions, discount prices!

The ACT Flexpass is a great way to save at the box office! Discounts up to 30%!

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New Shopping Opportunity to Support Your ACT!

You already shop online - why not support ACT while you do it? Hundreds of merchants are accessible through our new partner,, including Amazon, Best Buy, and Target. Take one extra step in your shopping and click the image above to go to your favorite merchant and your purchase could result in up to 15% going to support your favorite theatre! Save the link ( in your favorites and enjoy your shopping!

Official Hotel of ACT for May!

Visitors to our great community can take advantage of significant discounts when you stay at one of the premiere hotels in Plano. Call the theatre for more information!

Do you like to shop?

Online shoppers using Amazon can return %.5 of your eligible purchase to ACT! Click on the logo below, then sign in to your Amazon account as normal. That's all there is to it!

Also, you can shop at these local merchants, tell 'em we sent you - and ACT gets 1% (.05% at Kroger)!! At Tom Thumb or Randalls, give them our code #12939 when you check out. At Albertson's, give them #49001026649 (or, better, use a barcode tag you can get at the ACT front desk). For Kroger, link your Kroger Plus card to the ACT organization using number 45989 - go to to establish the link. Note that many of these programs require annual renewal of your community organization links.

Attention Plano Arts Groups! ACT is making available at no charge a room for use in the artistic pursuits, the third Tuesday of every month from 6:00-9:00 PM, for activities supporting 10-to-25 people. Contact for details and scheduling!


Donate to ACT!

We can't do it without YOU! ACT is an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization. Your tax-deductible donation is appreciated!

Art Centre Theatre        ACT is funded in part by:
City of Plano


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