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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Sponsorship

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 Jamey@artcentretheatre.com) 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 boxoffice@artcentretheatre.com 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 (jamey@artcentretheatre.com).

 

Center Stage at ACT:


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. 

 

 

A TAG Team Original Production

Aug 19:  The Damian Hill Experience

The Damian Hill Experience is coming to ACT! Damian Hill is an up-and-coming recording artist from Huntsville, Texas. His pop style is inspired by the likes of Donnie Hathaway and Stevie Wonder. Damian released his first album in 2012, entitled, "Within Me;" a Christmas Duet in 2013 with George Huff (former American Idol contestant); and was featured on the extended version of J Bravo's "Girl for the Moment Remix," that also featured Grammy Award winners "T-Pain" and "Twista." Damian recently recorded and released his highly anticipated newest single, “Girl.” Get ready to join The Experience. Damian Hill, on stage “One Night ONLY” Saturday, August 19th here at the Art Centre Theatre.

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

An ACT Original Adaptation 

 Aug 25-Sept. 3:      Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog 

In 2008, "Dr. Horrible's Sign-Along Blog" helped pave the way for Internet-based miniseries distribution. This campy, Emmy-winning show, co-created by Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Avengers), describe the crazy adventures of wanna-be arch-villain Dr. Horrible, as he seeks to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil but is constantly foiled by Captain Hammer, a super hero with an enormous ego. Things get even more interesting when Dr. Horrible falls for the beautiful Penny, the homeless rights advocate he meets at the laundromat. But Penny sets her sights on the conceited Captain Hammer after he apparently saves her life. Can Dr. Horrible overcome the hero and get the girl? Find out at ACT! Mature content. 

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

Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Book by Neil Simon
Presented by arrangement with
TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC.
560 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10022

Sep 8-17:       Sweet Charity

Nominated for 9 TONY awards, this fabulous musical (inspired by Fellini's "Nights of Cabiria") was first on Broadway in 1966 under the direction of the legendary Bob Fosse, and has stood the test of time.

Charity Hope Valentine, a young taxi dancer at the Fandango Ballroom in NYC, has a big heart for Charlie, whom she met in Central Park. Charlie's not so big hearted, but she tries to convince herself he's the one. By chance, she meets the film star Vittorio Vidal (who was publicly dumped by his beautiful mistress, Ursula), and the plot thickens. Memorable tunes ("Big Spender", "If My Friends Could See Me Now", "Sweet Charity") mark this as one of the great, lively musicals, leaving audiences living "hopefully ... ever after."

$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!


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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, egivemall.com, 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 (https://www.egivemall.com/ACT) 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 www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com 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 jamey@artcentretheatre.com for details and scheduling!

 


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City of Plano

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