THEARC Theater

A home for arts and culture East of the River providing state of the art performance venue spaces, programs for families, youth, and adults, and world class performances presented by Building Bridges Across the River and partners at THEARC. Come experience a performance or bring your production to us and join a vibrant culture of the arts.

Experience THEARC Theater

THEARC Theater, a project of Building Bridges Across the River, presents programming with a community focus toward bringing arts, education, and workforce training opportunities. The only 365-seat proscenium theater venue and black box which features the Frederick Douglass Animatron is sure to be your next venue home to create memories for a lifetime.

What's Happening?

Updates on performances, programs, and special events listed below.

Stay Connected

THEARC arts scene the place to be seen!

Experience the Arts:
  • Films
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Theater

East of the River Workforce

Donate to iCAN:


  • Work opportunities & training
  • Scholarship Support
  • Meals & Food Access
  • Equipment resources for industry standard training