The DAC has been home to local, national and international performing artists since 1978. Bring your next film festival dance recital, live concert or staged performance to our stage and become a part of an Austin tradition. The DAC Theatre is an attractive 150-seat proscenium theatre (3,700 sq. ft) complete with lighting and sound systems, box office and concession areas, dressing rooms, gallery entrance and outdoor marquee.
The Dougherty Arts Center is now accepting Theatre Reservation Requests for 2018!
Ensemble Mercury Presents Pool (No Water) by Mark Ravenhill
3/31, 4/1, 4/7-4/9 at 8pm
Tickets can be found at ensemblemercury.brownpapertickets.com
A visceral and shocking new play about the fragility of friendship and the jealousy and resentment inspired by success.
The Speak Piece Poetry Project’s Break the Mic! Austin Youth Poetry Slam Finals
4/15 12-4pm FREE
Get ready to watch Austin's finest youth poets to compete for a spot on the Speak Piece slam team!
Michael J Love Presents Love & Rhythm: An Evening of Tap Dance
4/21-4/22 at 7:30pm
Tickets can be found at DancerMLove.com
An evening of tap dance that will feature the debut of Michael J Love’s projects, Gon’ Head and Put Your Records On! And Five 4 Five.
PUPPET WORKSHOP SERIES WITH TROUBLE PUPPET THEATER COMPANY
4/1, 4/8, 4/15 & 4/22 from 12-3pm FREE
Join us for a series of FREE workshops leading up to a Community Celebration of May Day, the traditional day of solidarity among workers across the globe. At the workshops, you can learn to design and build your own parade puppet, props, headdresses, masks or whatever you can dream up, and then proudly carry them in the Pageant on April 29th. For more information check out the Dougherty Arts Center on Facebook. Trouble Puppet Theater is a current Theatre Resident of the Dougherty Arts Center.