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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

  • Theater - Entertainment
  • Theater - Event Planning
  • Amusement - Event Planning
  • Amusement - Entertainment
111 W Campbell Street
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 577-2121
(847) 577-5992 (fax)
  • About

    Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The theater houses 329-seats which hosts hundreds of produced and presented performances each year including a Main Stage subscription series and a variety of concerts, comedy, and cabarets.

    The Metropolis School of Performing Arts enriches the lives of thousands of students ranging from 3 years to 70 years old; our school curates arts curriculum for students of all ages including those with special and different needs.

    ENTERTAINMENT
    Metropolis Produces as well as presents shows totaling hundreds of performances each year
    Over 50,000 patrons visit Metropolis annually
    Metropolis has welcomed musical artists like The Bacon Brothers, Joan Baez, Robert Cray, Los Lobos, Bo Deans, Koko Taylor, and more
    Metropolis hosts thousands of school children per year with the Stories in Action series

    SCHOOL OF THE PERFORMING ARTS
    Offers low cost options and need-based scholarships
    All ages are welcome - the school has hosted student from 8 months old to 91 years young
    Through the Artist Workshop Series - Students have worked with cast of Jersey Boys and Wicked, George Winston, Shawn Mullins and more
    Metropolis offers summer, winter and spring performance camps for grades K-12

    COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
    Provides top-quality co-curricular and extra-curricular performing arts education experiences through in- and after-school programming and throughout the community
    Metropolis has served 94 different communities and organizations from park districts, schools and public agencies
    Over 15,000 individuals, including children, teens, seniors and those with special needs have been engaged through our programming
    Programs are offered at low- to no-cost and are either pre-existing or custom designed for clients