Auburn Area Community Theatre

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Parks and Recreation

Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center

222 E Drake Ave

Sara Hand Custer

Sara Hand Custer

Cultural Arts Director

The Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center (JDCAC) is home to the Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT). In partnership with the JDCAC, AACT is a non-profit organization that provides an opportunity for education and participation in the theatre community. AACT presents quality, entertaining and thought-provoking theatre experiences to our cultural community. In addition to theatrical performances, AACT provides a number of workshops and summer camps to area residents.

Make sure to visit their website at and check out their Facebook page at

Upcoming AACT Productions

Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) Jr. Performers Present “Winnie the Pooh"
"Winnie The Pooh," by A. A. Mine, adapted for the stage by Kathryn Schultz Miller and ArtReach Children's Theatre Plays, will feature Pooh, a bear of "Very Little Brain," but this production with Pooh Bear and friends will have a lot of heart! 
This production will be held at Grace United Methodist Church (GUMC) located at 915 E. Glenn Ave. 
$10/Adults, $8/Children, Students and Seniors. Tickets can be purchased at Ticket info. line: (334) 246-1084.
Age(s)                   Day(s)         Date(s)                                         Time                            Location
All                                                                                                                                        GUMC
Production:         WRF        10/11, 10/12, 10/13                       6:30 p.m.
Matinee:              SA                 10/14                                             4 p.m.
Director: Melanie Brown · (334) 332-6834 · [email protected]

Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) Presents “The Twisted Tales of Poe," A Staged Radio Drama by Philip Grecian
AACT presents "The Twisted Tales of Poe!" Stories from Edgar Allan Poe are told in the form of a staged radio drama, complete with live sound effects and music. The prisoners of Leverett Street Jail; Death Warrant Division, await their fates as three of the doomed souls tell their stories. We then enter the mind of the fourth inmate! Witness "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Cask of Amontillado," The Black Cat," and of course, "The Raven," all come to life before your very eyes and ears in the style of a 1940's radio broadcast. Get into the Halloween spirit with Edgar Allen Poe, the Master of the Mysterious and Macabre. Only three performances: October 26, 27 and 28 at 6:30 p.m. Location to be announced later.
$12/Adults, $10/Students and Seniors. Tickets can be purchased at Ticket info. line: (334) 246-1084.
Age(s)                    Day(s)          Date(s)                                       Time                              Location
All                                                                                                                                          TBA
Performances:      RFSA           10/26 - 10/28                           6:30 p.m.
Director: Terry Kelly • (334) 759-0110 • [email protected]