North Carolina Stage Company

Professional theatre in downtown Asheville. NC Stage is a local hit, having won the 2005 Mountain Xpress Best Local Theatre Company award as well as producing many stellar successful productions. All performances at NC Stage Company Theatre, located on Walnut Street.

Haywood Arts Repertory Theatre

This award-winning Waynesville-based company will performs several times thoughout the season. Most shows take place at the Waysville Performing Arts Center, 250 Pigeon St.

Montford Park Players

The actors and technicians of the Montford Park Players are all volunteers. In any given year, about one hundred fifty people donate their time, talent, and expertise to our productions. What we all hold in common is a love of Shakespeare and a delight in presenting his plays to our friends and neighbors in Western North Carolina.

Asheville Community Theatre

Every year since 1946 ACT has offered Western North Carolina superb productions of comedies, dramas, and musicals, and this year will be no exception.

Brevard Little Theatre

Brevard Little Theatre provides excellent amateur and professional theatre in Transylvania County and encourages young and old alike to develop and maintain lifelong relationships with the theatre arts, whether through participation or attendance.

Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance

Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance brings innovative dance to the community of Asheville as well as the state of North Carolina through concert performances; collaborations with local and nationally known artists and arts organizations; and outreach programs for children of all cultural and economic backgrounds designed to delight, enlighten and educate.

The Magnetic Theatre

The Magnetic Theatre seeks to connect Asheville audiences to original, artist-driven theatre. We support emerging local playwrights and produce exciting work that has not been seen in this region. We work to encourage new perspectives by illuminating the human condition through diverse, challenging projects and cultivating a passionate creative community.

Attic Salt Theatre Company

Attic Salt is a one-stop drama shop for adults and kids alike. Fun children’s theatre, local theatre, and acting classes for adults. Come see a show or sign up for a class!

Flat Rock Playhouse

The State Theatre of North Carolina, and one of the finest local playhouses in the United States. Highly acclaimed throughout the theater world. The Playhouse’s dual mission of producing the performing arts and providing education in the performing arts includes a ten-show professional series; a summer and fall college apprentice and intern program; performances and cabaret series by the YouTheatre; year-round classes and workshops for students from kindergarten through adults. Flat Rock Playhouse now hosts over 90,000 patrons annually and is a major contributor to the local economy and the Arts in North Carolina.

Diana Wortham Theatre

This intimate 500-seat theater is host to more than 150 performances annually by professional touring artists and local arts organizations. Performances normally last around two hours.

Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre

SART’s purpose has been to produce quality theatre by a professional non-profit company and to present plays concerning Appalachia that portray the rich culture and heritage of its people and to promote the development of original plays.

Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre

The Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre’s work includes family oriented dance theatre productions, collaborative shows, community involvement, dance networking, educational training, touring shows and presentations, and an international exchange program.