Air Play on stage at The Performing Arts Center

Experience

Experience something real. The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College is the hub of a creative community that brings together internationally acclaimed artists, rising stars, creative practitioners, and an inspirational array of loyal patrons and friends to celebrate the performing arts. Click the heading or photo to learn more.

Kids watching an Arts In Education Audience at The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College

Engage

Through our Education & Engagement programs, The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College is committed to providing a fully immersive, educational arts experience for all ages.Click the heading or photo above to learn more.

Tech rental on The Performing Arts Center's Concert Hall stage

Facility Rentals

The Purchase PAC’s theatres, lobby areas, and support spaces are available as facility rentals and can be adapted in a myriad of ways to suit your needs. Click the heading or photo to learn more.

Dorrance Dance

Give

The financial impact of canceling performances is severe, and our ability to recover will depend greatly on your support. Please consider making a 100% tax-deductible donation to help ensure that the arts will thrive again. Click the heading or photo to make your gift today.

 

The PAC News & Notes

This beloved local holiday tradition celebrates 30 years of performing an annual musical extravaganza with three concerts right here at The Purchase PAC: Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 at 8pm, and a special matinee performance on Sunday, December 17, at 3pm. Click here to read the press release.
(Purchase, New York – October 17, 2023) The Purchase PAC 2023-2024 Dance Series will begin on Saturday, November 4 with a performance by LA-based contemporary dance company BODYTRAFFIC. Led by Artistic Director Tina Finkelman Berkett, BODYTRAFFIC has conquered the contemporary dance world with its stunning performers, technical mastery, and commitment to the most challenging repertoire. Bursting with cutting-edge “vivid theatricality,” BODYTRAFFIC takes the stage with compelling works that embody the company’s energy, sophistication, and sheer joy in dancing. Dancing with the company is Purchase College Conservatory of Dance alum Alana Jones.Click to read the full press release.
(September 11, 2023) The 2023-2024 Season at The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College will begin on Saturday, September 23 with a family-friendly performance by one of the top ten African-American dance companies in the United States, Step Afrika! Click to read the full press release.
 (Purchase, New York – June 28, 2023) THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE will present a full season of live, world-class performing arts starting in September of 2023. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, July 12. Interim General Manager of The Performing Arts Center, Ian Driver, states, “Our spaces are crackling with energy and alive with possibility, and we are proud to announce a 2023-2024 season centered on the creative journey.” Click to read the full press release.
Box office hours vary each week. To reach the box office, call 914-251-6200 or email us at center@purchase.edu.
For over forty years, THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (The PAC), a four-theatre complex located on the campus of Purchase College, SUNY, has been the hub of a creative community that brings together internationally acclaimed artists, rising stars, creative practitioners, and an inspirational array of loyal patrons and friends in a celebration of the performing arts. It is this mix of artistry and friendship that has forged The Purchase PAC’s legacy as the apex of the performing arts in our region – and it is the same bond that sustains us. Learn more about The Purchase PAC.

 

 

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