* Important News*
All shows are temporarily cancelled until further notice.
The Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center is a state-of-the-art, 500 seat theater in the historic Candler Road district, bringing a diverse range of programming possibilities to Southern DeKalb County.
Our goal is to ensure that your organization has a positive and productive experience with this outstanding municipal facility. DeKalb has invested more than 17 million dollars to construct the most advanced performing arts theater in the history of our county. The center is equipped with digital audio and lighting equipment throughout the entire facility and can accommodate a variety of performances including musicals, plays, ballets, weddings, and concerts.
The center has a wide variety of rooms available for your event. Come visit our 500 seat main theater, the 100 seat "black box" secondary theater, or the outstanding "open-view" terrace of the 200 seat-style reception lobby configuration.
The DeKalb County Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center is conducting a survey to help increase diversity and inclusion at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center now through July 15. Park staff is seeking the community’s input on implementing new programs, activities and events at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center. Residents are encouraged to participate and provide their honest and candid feedback.
If you love art, we want to hear from you! We are hosting a virtual art contest for DeKalb residents to highlight the diversity of our community through multimedia art forms. The contest is open to amateur and professional artists. Submissions will be accepted now until July 18 and the Gallery will be opened July 20th.The age groups for the contest will include 5-9 years, 10-13 years, 14-18 years, 19-29 years, 30-49 years and 50 years and older.