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. As you all know, safety for our neighbors, staff, and partners is our number one priority.

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Check out our virtual brochure, Go Full Screen! 


What's Happening?

Updates on Theater Season, Virtual Programs, and Special Events

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Our Theater season will be filled with so much incredible content…..short films, spoken word, radio dramas, music concerts, and podcasts. Thank you for the support over the last 15 years. We look forward to staying connected into 2021 and beyond.

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iCAN Technical Theater Internship provides:

Work opportunities & training, College Tour Experiences, Mentorship & Counseling

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Building Bridges have been working together to protect the safety of our community, partners, staff, and audiences through the suspension of mass gathering. THEARC Theater is following the protocols mandated by DC Government per the recommendation of CDC and we will continue to move forward based upon the recommendation by our DC government and health officials.