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Live Arts Community Theater


Love theater? Come attend a Live Arts production where passionate people come together to create meaningful, and engaging theatre experiences for audience members. This Community Theatre has been a staple of Charlottesville for more than 30 years, providing unforgettable performances. The Live Arts season includes plays and musicals that explore stories from around the world.  

The theater is a hub for creativity, theater education, and community connection. They offer classes, workshops, and camps to help nurture the next generation of theatre artists. It is a diverse, inclusive community where volunteers are a key part of the Live Arts family.  

Additionally, Live Arts is a nonprofit theatre, that is sustained by a combination of earned and contributed income (primarily from ticket sales, tuition, concessions, sponsorships, grants, individual gifts, and events).  They are always looking for passionate people to join their mission to bring the joy of theatre to the Charlottesville community.  

You are invited to join Live Arts Community Theater for an unforgettable experience. See a show and explore the power of theater with Live Arts! 


Summer Camp

Live Arts features a robust summer camp program which caters to children and teenagers. The camps are divided into age-appropriate categories and themes. The different themes range from production to performance.


Aside from the Live Arts season of performances, you should check out their Calendar of Events for various sponsored activities like First Fridays, and other benefits which help support the theater.

Adult Classes

Live Arts provides a range of teaching programs tailored to adults of any age and aptitude. Participants can delve into the diverse facets of theater, such as acting, directing, playwriting, technical theater, and more.


GOOD FOR:Corporate | Couples | Families | Large Groups | Romantic | Students & Parents



Live Arts Community Theater
123 E Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 977-4177