city of greenville culture
The Peace Center
Nestled in the heart of downtown Greenville,
The Peace Center for Performing Arts is architectually and acoustically an amazing place to see a show. Not only does the campus
draw national and international talent, but its venues are the perfect setting for performances, group outings, business meetings,
receptions and holiday parties.
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Carolina Ballet Theatre
Dedicated to the promotion and expansion of the art of dance in Greenville,
Carolina Ballet Theatre (CBT) offers quality performances that appeal to all dance tastes and styles. Founded in 1972, CBT is part classical ballet, part contemporary performing arts - all focused on delivering
acclaimed performances as well as training and educating all they encounter.
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Founded in 1983, Centre Stage is a year-round, 285-seat regional theater offering a wide range of entertainment within easy walking distance of downtown Greenville. Augmenting its subscription season of music, comedy and drama, the theater also hosts art exhibitions, chamber music concerts, independent film screenings, guest lectures, galas and other special events inside a state-of-the-art performance facility noted for its unique configuration, comfort and intimacy.
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South Carolina Children's Theatre
For more than 20 years, South Carolina Children's theater (SCCT) performances provide young people and adults the opportunity to work with talented directors, choreographers and musicians, as well as the chance to be on stage at the Peace Center, a state-of-the-art performance venue. Family members and other volunteers graciously assist behind the scenes constructing and painting sets, making props and sewing costumes, giving everyone a chance to become a "part of the magic."
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Greenville Little Theatre
If you're looking for rich, evocatively staged and costumed classical theater — drama, comedy, and musicals — in the Upstate of South Carolina, you’ve come to the right web site. Every year, GLT stages six shows by the greats of theater, from Shakespeare to Wilde to Cole Porter. Visit us and view excellence in classical theatre.
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The Warehouse Theater
The Warehouse Theatre delivers Intense, Intimate and Unexpected productions of live theatre.
A cornerstone of Greenville's Historic Westend, this award winning converted textile warehouse, is the home of fifteen (sometimes more) productions a year. At The Warehouse you can see the sort of theatre
you can't see anywhere else in South Carolina's Upstate region...from re-envisioned classics and intense plays everyone knows to some of the most cutting edge new works you can buy tickets to. You'll find the finest mix of emerging talents, local professionals and artists from around the country...all are at the top of their game, and we want you to see their work.
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Organized in 1961 as "Rotary Civic Chorale," Greenville Chorale began
with 45 singers and a mission to provide the Upstate with a strong, symphonic
community chorus. Since 1961, The Greenville Chorale has grown in size to a current roster of over 200 singers, the Chorale performs throughout the year at The Peace Center, Furman University and area churches.
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Greenville Symphony Orchestra
What began in 1948 as a group of volunteer musicians, practicing and performing in the Women’s College auditorium on the old Furman campus, has now become one of the finest symphony orchestras in the Southeast.
World-class concert facilities, musicians at the height of their profession, an internationally known music director and conductor, and a community that embraces symphonic music – each has made the Greenville Symphony Orchestra what it is today.
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Chautauqua is interactive theater presenting “History that just won’t stay in a book!” A costumed performer takes you on an astonishing journey into the past -- to laugh with Mark Twain -- to dream with Martin Luther King, Jr. -- to walk the Trail of Tears with the Cherokee. The audience interacts with questions. In June there is a Chautauqua Festival of 20+ performances, many of which are out doors with live entertainment. All shows are: free, fun and family-friendly.
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