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5! …THANK YOU, 5 

 Live Theatre Returns to CPAC!

Show dates: June 6 and 7

The Cookeville Performing Arts Center will broadcast an evening of five ten-minute plays. Due to unique social distancing challenges affecting our lives (and this performance), each one-act has been carefully selected and staged and will be presented online only. Our director and actors will consist of CPAC staff along with their spouse/life partner. Ticket information will be available on May 26 by calling the Box Office at 528-1313 or visiting .

For more info about 5! ...Thank you Five! go to the BACKSTAGE page.

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Solo Senior Dance Performances 

During Period of Social Distancing 

In an effort to provide a performance opportunity to High School seniors in this extraordinary time, students from dance schools and studios in Cookeville (Stage One, The Centre, Cookeville High School, and Leisure Services) were invited to perform a senior solo piece on stage at the Performing Arts Center with professional lighting and sound

Follow this link to the Senior Dance Performances on the Cookeville Leisure Services YouTube channel.

Here is the link to the Cookeville Leisure Services YouTube channel where many activities are posted.

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Conversations from Backstage

On the Cookeville Leisure Services YouTube channel.

New episodes Thursdays at 7:00 pm.

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Cultural Arts Support Team

The Cultural Arts Support Team (CAST) is a volunteer organization for individuals who enjoy the arts and other cultural activities, and who would be interested in assisting with events at the Performing Arts Center. For more information email Kim Frick-Welker.

Take a Seat

The Performing Arts Center is accepting sponsorships for the renovated seats in the Margery Hargrove Auditorium. Individual or corporate seat sponsorships are $100 for each seat. Plaques on the seat arms are inscribed with the sponsor’s name or message. Call 931-528-1313 for your tax-deductible sponsorship.


Look at the artwork in the Center! In the Vestibule Galleries, paintings, sculpture, photography, and unique exhibits are on display and for sale. If you would be interested in displaying your artwork, contact us at 931-528-1313.

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The Performing Arts Center is continually updating patron information. If you would like to be included on an email list, or have your current information updated, please send us an email or give us a call at 931-528-1313