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Venue spotlight: AT&T Performing Arts Center

The performing arts center's premier venues and performances are a standout in Dallas.

Posted on Jan 19, 2021 By Ashley Turner

AT&T Performing Arts Center is a 10-acre campus located in the Dallas Arts District and operates some of the nation's finest performance venues and arts groups. From award-winning theatre and dance to opera and more, you'll always find a reason to come back.

The Venues
Home to state-of-the-art venues, the center is designed to inspire. The Winspear Opera House has been recognized as "America's finest opera house," with a traditional horseshoe-shaped stage equipped for opera, musical theatre and dance performances. If you're interested in hosting an event or meeting, other features include retractable screens, a three-square stage, variable acoustics, and can accommodate up to 2,200 guests.

In addition, Strauss Square is an 128,000-square foot outdoor venue – ideal for enjoying Dallas' mild weather seasons. It can accommodate more than 2,000 guests with its large open-air lawn and pavilion.

Additional venues include Wyly Theatre, Sammons Park and Moody Performance Hall. You can read more about each venue and rental options here.

The Arts
If you're looking to entertain your guests with high quality arts and culture performances, the center will surely not disappoint! The center is home to five resident companies: Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, The Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center and Texas Ballet Theater.

And with the reopening of events taking place this year, there is a lot to be excited about in 2021 and beyond. A few highlights include, TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND's Complexions Contemporary Ballet on March 11; An Evening of Conversation with Julie Andrews on April 23; ABBA The Concert on May 5; and SUMMER, the Donna Summer Musical on July 27-Aug.1.

See the full list of 2021 events happening here.