The Center is a 501(c)3 non–profit educational, arts, and cultural organization.

Main Box Office
Located at the west entrance of the Palladium off 3rd Avenue SW
1 Center Green
Carmel, IN 46032

Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 12-4pm; also open two hours before Palladium performances

Tarkington & Studio Theater Box Office
Located in the James Building lobby, across Center Green from the Palladium
4 Center Green
Carmel, IN 46032

Open one hour before Tarkington and Studio Theater performances

Box Office

Donation Requests


The Center for the Performing Arts is proud to support regional non-profit organizations through ticket donations for fundraising events.

Due to the overwhelming number of requests we receive, we appreciate your compliance with the following guidelines:

  • Requests for ticket donations will only be reviewed from qualified non-profit/501(c)3 organizations.
  • We are unable to donate tickets to block parties, picnics, reunions, or office parties. Should you be interested in tickets for this type of event, please purchase a gift certificate. Click here to learn more about gift certificates.
  • We will fulfill one request per season (July 1 - June 30) per organization.
  • Requesting organizations must be located within a 50-mile radius of Carmel, Indiana
  • Requests should be submitted a minimum of eight weeks in advance of the event date or press date. Requests are processed on a bi-weekly basis. We cannot guarantee fulfillment of any requests, and we cannot guarantee fulfillment of requests that arrive within 14 business days of a requested event. You will receive notification either before your press date or two weeks before the event, whichever is earlier.
  • If your request is approved, we will provide 2 vouchers to be exchanged for tickets to specific performances.
  • Please note that donated tickets are available for specific performances selected by the Center. Donated tickets are based on availability.
  • Ticket Donation Request forms can be found HERE. Please fill out this form and email to

    Thank you for your interest in sharing the excitement of live performance at the Center.