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!

      ACT's Holiday Performances start this week and run through New Year's Eve! See below, and book today!!!

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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! Select your show date and desired seats 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 (
Final Broadway Camp of 2016 ~ Registration is now open!
Price: $350

Our final camp of 2016! Learn the acting, singing, dancing, improv and technical skills necessary to move your theatre experience to the next level. Kids 6 and older are welcome to join in the fun Monday through Friday, December 26 through 30, from 9:00 to 5:00, and will put on a final performance showing off their stuff Friday at 5:00 for family and friends. It's a great way to finish off the year and get ready for the exciting programs coming to ACT in 2017!

Click here to register.

Center Stage at ACT:

Based on the movie by Frank Capra
Presented by special arrangement with
Dramatic Publishing
311 Washington St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
Dec 9-22:      It's a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play

Travel through time back to 1948, in Bedford Falls. 1948. We find ourselves in a radio studio where Frank Capra's classic story of one man, and his impact on the world around him, is poignantly rendered as ACT transforms into a 1940’s radio studio to tell Capra’s classic story of one man’s affect on his community. A truly unique adaptation faithful to the original that has pleased audiences across the country.

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

An ACT Original Adaptation
based on the works of
Charles M. Schulz.
Dec 9-18:      A Charlie Brown Kind of Christmas

Join the sensitive and insecure Charlie Brown, brash and bold Lucy, thoughtful and well-spoken Linus, Snoopy and his feathered friends, along with the rest of the "Peanuts" gang on the ACT stage and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas in this heartwarming adaptation of the beloved works of Charles M. Schulz. Mixed age cast.

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

An ACT Original Production
inspired by "The Brady Bunch"
television show.
Dec 10-18:      A Very Brady Christmas

Your favorite sitcom family from the '70s are forced to save Christmas! Cultures clash when 1972 meets 2016; Carol's long-lost East coast cousins, Vinnie and Vivian, come for a visit. The kids learn of Vinnie's plan to steal from their parents, and find a way to teach him the true meaning of Christmas. Join us for this unique family adventure - plan to dress up '70s style, and sing along to some of your favorite holiday songs in this entertaining trip down memory lane!

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

An ACT Presentation of an Original TAG Team Production
Dec 30 & 31, 7:00:       Introducing Ms. Mary

After a year like this one, we NEED Ms. Mary! Join our favorite octogenarian and enjoy an evening of wonderful, warm, loving humor as our Gloria "Gigi" Gonzalez brings her latest character to life on our stage. You've seen her already in "All Hail to the Gigi" and with this introduction to Ms. Mary, Gloria solidifies her reputation as brilliant, fun-loving, character-creating comic tour de force. Join us, and laugh your way into 2017!

$20 online in advance, $25 at the door.

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

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Main stage productions at discount prices!

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 November!

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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