The Academy

Mission & Vision


Academy Theatre's Mission:

  • To be a recognized center for the performing arts in Northwest Pennsylvania, and an integral part of the regional arts community.

  • To perform in a fully functioning, comfortable and historically faithful facility.

  • To develop artistic appreciation and serve the cultural, social and educational needs of an expanding audience.



The purpose of which the Academy Theatre Foundation is formed shall be educational and charitable in nature and shall be to promote the art of theatre and to advance the culture of the region in the field of theatrical arts; to present the opportunity to the community for the training and development of individuals in all phases of theatrical production; to produce plays having literary and artistic value and to produce performances of worthy new plays for the promotion of the arts.

The Academy Theatre is Meadville’s home for all varieties of artistic and cultural events. We offer a wide variety of shows, outside acts, educational classes and even rental space for your special occasions. 


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The Academy Theatre

275 Chestnut Street

Meadville, PA, 16335


Proud member of the

Twin Tiers Theatre Consortium:

Barrow-Civic Theatre
Struthers Library Theatre
1891 Fredonia Opera House
Palmer Opera House

Brookville Community Theatre

Pitt-Bradford Arts Program

Area Community Theatre of Sharpsville

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