Performing Arts

Attend a world renown theater, music, art or dance performance in one of Lorain County’s premier performing arts centers. Opportunities to sample the best of local, national and international talent are almost endless!

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  • Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse
    Oberlin

    The Cat in the Cream is a student organization as well as a performance space on the Oberlin College Campus that includes a fully functioning coffee house.

  • Lorain Community Music Theater
    Elyria

    Provides the Lorain County area with quality musical theater, and offers performance and educational opportunities to local actors and musicians.

  • Lorain Palace Theatre
    Lorain

    Lorain Palace Theatre serves as a Civic Center, meeting place, and entertainment facility offering movies, live theater, special event space, and concerts.

  • Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras
    Oberlin

    NOYO's mission is to provide opportunities for young musicians to come together to rehearse and perform symphonic music.

  • Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
    Oberlin

    The oldest continuously operating Conservatory of Music in the United States

  • Ohio Dance Theatre
    Oberlin

    Ohio Dance Theatre is a ballet based contemporary dance company that presents works with a strong theatrical element.

  • Olde Towne Hall Theatre
    North Ridgeville

    Olde Towne Hall Theatre is housed in the historic North Ridgeville Olde Towne Hall. The community theatre has been producing plays for over twenty years.

  • Rockin' on the River
    Lorain

    Rockin’ on the River is Northeast Ohio’s longest running and highest attended outdoor concert series.

  • Stocker Arts Center
    Elyria

    The Stocker Arts Center is one of the top performing and visual arts venues in all of Ohio.

  • Sweet Adelines International - Lake Ridge Chorus
    Elyria

    Sweet Adelines International is a worldwide organization of 25,000 women singers headquarted in Tulsa, OK with a regional chapter based in Elyria, OH.

  • TrueNorth Cultural Arts
    Sheffield Lake

    Lorain County Metro Parks has partnered with TrueNorth Cultural Arts to provide an exciting variety of both fine arts and performing arts programming.

  • Workshop Players
    Amherst

    The Theatre is located in a one-room schoolhouse on Middle Ridge Road in Amherst Township. It is one of the oldest "theatres in the round" in Ohio!

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