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Experience something…virtual. The Purchase PAC has always been the place to see world-class performing arts: music, dance, theatre, film, comedy, and family programming. As we prepare for a return to live programming in the months ahead, we will continue to deliver the arts directly to you. Click the heading or photo to learn more.

Arts In Education Audience


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 PAC Concert Hall stage

Facility Rentals

Please note that we will not be able to support rentals with audiences or crowds before May of 2022, and we will not be taking any bookings for such events until March 1, 2022. Other kinds of facility rental inquiries are welcome. Click the heading or photo to learn more.

Dorrance Dance


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

(December 2021) As we come to the end of 2021, I’m sure we’ll all agree that it was a year with many challenges. But among the frustrations of the last twelve months are many wonderful memories that remind me that The PAC is the heart of an extraordinarily creative community. As we look to the New Year, it’s these memories, and these relationships, that stay with me and bring me joy — and hope for the future.. Read more … 

For over forty years, THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (The PAC), a four-theatre complex located on the campus of Purchase College, has been the major professional, non-profit arts presenter in the Southeastern New York–Southwestern Connecticut region. While The PAC has been closed to the public since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The PAC continues to operate as a safe learning space for Purchase College students and a resource for educators while presenting a broad range of virtual programming for the community that inspires, engages, and sparks critical conversations. Learn more about The Purchase PAC.
Our COVID-19 information page is updated monthly, or when there is new information to share. It also includes a link to the Purchase College website, so you can find out what’s happening on campus. Visit our COVID-19 information page.


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