Operating with the belief that access to arts and diverse cultural activities is the essence of community development, THEARC Theater is the first and only theater in Washington, DC’s Ward 8.  It was created to provide DC residents living east of the Anacostia River entertaining and enlightening experiences that can impact their lives and brighten their futures.

Rent THEARC Theater
Rental of the 365-seat venue includes the lobby area, box office, green room/performer lounge, and dressing rooms.

THEARC Theater Features:

  • Follow Spotlight
  • 24 Channel Sound Console/300 Series
  • Intercom System
  • Orchestra Pit
  • Full Set Stage Blacks
  • ETC Insight 3 Lighting Console/Wireless Remote Focus
  • Fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Accessible to individuals with limited mobility, offering bariatric seating and booster seats 
  • Assisted Listening Devices for Hearing Impaired

Rent THEARC Theater
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