New office location

While our office remains within the Constitution Square complex, please note that we have moved to a rear office in the McKinney Conference Center. Hours vary; it’s best to call ahead. Call Mimi Becker, 859-236-2361, ext 111.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Drama

West T. Hill Community Theatre
Named in honor of its founder West T. Hill, this organization has been the foundation of amateur theater in our community for more than three decades. It offers five to six high-quality productions each season. From modern drama, popular musicals, and full-length productions to original one-act plays and a children’s production‚ West T. Hill Community Theatre presents a variety of theatrical experiences. Other offerings each year include play reading week‚ a popular children’s summer theater camp called CAMPCAUSEWELOVETOACT, and one-day workshops for kids (5 years and up) to introduce them to both auditioning and acting processes. More information about upcoming auditions, productions, workshops, and tickets is available at westthill.com.

Pioneer PlayhousePioneer Playhouse
Founded more than sixty years ago, Danville’s Pioneer Playhouse is Kentucky‚Äôs original outdoor theater. With professional actors, who come here from New York for the summer, the season features five plays from mid-June to mid-August. The complex features a campground, a 19th-century village, and pieces from the set of the MGM Civil War epic Raintree County, some of which was filmed more than fifty years ago in Boyle County. Theater-goers can opt for a picnic-style supper on the patio prior to performances, which go on rain or shine. More information is available at pioneerplayhouse.com.

DramaCentre
Students in the dramatic arts program at Centre College present two or more major productions each year, as well as one-act plays directed by senior students. Tickets are available for these high-quality productions held in Weisiger Theatre in the Norton Center for Arts. For the schedule, visit DramaCentre.