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About the Macomb Center

The Macomb Center for the Performing Arts is often referred to as the cultural hub of Macomb County, and is the only provider of year-round cultural enrichment experiences in the county. Part of Macomb Community College, the Macomb Center is known for its high standards for professional performances and its varied and excellent programming. The Center has dramatically changed the cultural landscape of the area by bringing high-quality professional performers and instructors to an area that previously had few such opportunities. Residents of all ages, economic situations and ethnicities come to the Center to enjoy the friendly atmosphere and reasonable prices. Students learn about the arts through our year-round education programs. The Macomb Center has led the regional cultural growth on the east side of Metropolitan Detroit for over 30 years. Ranging from Broadway to classical music and dance to comedy, jazz and popular performers, the Macomb Center’s season allows the community access to these regionally and nationally known artists in a safe, accessible and local venue. The Macomb Center hosts over 300 events each year including presented and produced events, rentals and community events; is visited by over 106,000 times a year by people attending performances and events; and provides 9,000 volunteer hours for community residents. Partnerships with other area cultural institutions like the Michigan Opera Theatre, All The World’s A Stage and Macomb Ballet Company enhance the Center’s offerings and help share resources and expenses in an effort to strengthen local arts organizations. The Macomb Center’s facilities include a 1,271-seat main theatre, a black box theatre that seats 200, studios and rehearsal spaces.  The Center is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and lighting and is staffed by experienced and trained professionals. Additional rentals and community events are held throughout the year.

"For over 30 years the Macomb Center has been bringing top quality entertainment to the region. If you haven't experienced it, you haven’t experienced everything that Macomb County has to offer."

Mark Hackel, County Executive of Macomb County
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