The Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit 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.



The Tarkington

This 500-seat proscenium theater with stadium seating is used primarily for drama, musicals, dance, lectures and variety presentations. The Tarkington is located in the same building as the Studio Theater, across the Center Green from the Palladium and adjacent to the Center Parking Garage.