The Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational, arts, and cultural organization.

Our Mission
The mission of the Center for the Performing Arts is to engage and inspire the Central Indiana community through enriching arts experiences.

News & Media

Visit often for the latest news, stories and imagery from the Center for the Performing Arts and the Great American Songbook Foundation.


Damien Escobar, Ray Charles tribute added to season
2021-22 tickets available now through series subscription packages
Songbook Academy events free for public viewing
Schedule includes daily events July 18-23, final showcases Aug. 6-8
Center names new VP of Programming
Former Live Nation executive brings 30 years of experience to the post
Broadway/TV star Jordan Donica added to 2021-22 season
Indianapolis native, now seen in CW’s Charmed, will play the Palladium on Jan. 7
Center announces 2021-22 season, return to full capacity
Schedule offers pop, rock, country, classical, jazz, family fun and more