Northeast Florida Performing Arts


Alongside the Jacksonville Symphony are numerous performing arts resources in Northeast Florida that are dedicated to enriching the artistic culture of our communities. Visit their websites to learn more and discover upcoming live performances, workshops, and other events designed to entertain and educate.

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128 E. Forsyth St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Administrative Office: (904) 355-5661
Box Office: (904) 355-2787

Florida Theatre Performing Arts Inc.

The Florida Theatre is a historic theatre located in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, that first opened its doors in 1927 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The Florida Theatre Performing Arts Center, Inc. is the nonprofit corporation founded in 1987 to manage, program and preserve the historic Florida Theatre in a public/private partnership with the City of Jacksonville, which owns the building. The Florida Theatre’s mission, as a nonprofit organization, is to enhance the North Florida community’s quality of life by providing diverse and memorable arts and entertainment experiences and by preserving a unique historic Jacksonville landmark.

floridatheatre.com | [email protected]

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128 E. Forsyth St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Administrative Office: (904) 355-5661
Box Office: (904) 355-2787

Theatre Jacksonville

Since 1919, Theatre Jacksonville works hard at the Harold K. Smith Playhouse to continue the legacy of the longest, consecutively-producing theatre in Florida. As a volunteer-based, community theatre whose mission is to enrich lives of both company and patrons, Theatre Jacksonville focuses on cultural understanding through participation in theatre arts. For more information and to see what is on its mainstage, go to www.TheatreJax.com

theatrejax.com | [email protected]

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1150 5th Street N.
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Phone: (904) 270-1771

Beaches Fine Arts Series

Since 1972, Beaches Fine Arts Series has offered people of North Florida the chance to enjoy world-class music in an annual season of performances, all free of charge, sustaining its belief that great music enhances every life. Programming encompasses an eclectic blend of styles from classical to contemporary, jazz to world music, and traditional to avant-garde. BFAS concerts also feature exhibits by local visual artists, introducing them to its audiences. BFAS' award-winning education outreach programs (Distinguished Service Award, Florida Music Education Association) serve students from Kindergarten to college and target Title One schools.

beachesfinearts.org | [email protected]

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2800 University Blvd N.
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Phone: (904) 256-7345

Jacksonville University College of Fine Arts Creative Arts Series

The Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts at Jacksonville University mounts an annual Creative Arts Series featuring an array of concerts, speakers and exhibitions from across the areas of dance, languages, literature, music, philosophy, theatre and the visual arts.

ju.edu/cfa

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932 Edgewood Ave. S.
Jacksonville, FL 32205
Phone: (904) 388-3179

Murray Hill Theatre Ministires

The Murray Hill Theatre is in their 27th year of operation as an independent non-profit, all-ages concert and event venue that features positive and faith-based artists, that fosters relationships and community. It hosts a diverse range of artists and events, and its goal is to have a postivee impact on the lives of others through music. The Theatre was built in 1947 as a single screen movie theatre and underwent a major renovation, turning it into the thriving 598 person-capacity music venue that it is today.

murrayhilltheatre.com| [email protected]

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10131 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32225
Phone: (904) 353-1636

Jacksonville Children's Chorus

The Jacksonville Children's Chorus (JCC) is the official children's chorus of the Jacksonville Symphony. Founded in 1995 at Jacksonville University, the Chorus was created to fill a need for a children’s music program in the area. The mission of the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus is to provide a high-quality, choral music education for children of diverse backgrounds, fostering teamwork, self-discipline, accomplishment and pride.

jaxchildrenschorus.org | [email protected]

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P.O Box 2223
St. Augustine, Florida 32085
Phone: (904) 417-5555

First Coast Opera

First Coast Opera (FCO) is thrilled to announce that opera is back! As North Florida’s premier opera company, FCO has been producing programs for over two decades, ranging from dinner concerts, gala fundraisers to fully staged productions. Utilizing the beautiful Lewis Auditorium in St. Augustine, FCO is excited to present Die Fledermaus (The Bat), presented on New Year’s Eve and followed by a Sunday Matinee on January 1st.

It is the mission of FCO to serve Northeast Florida with professional opera performances for the education, cultural enhancement and enjoyment of our communities, combining artistic excellence and the development of local and regional talent.

firstcoastopera.com | [email protected]

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10131 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32225
Phone: (904) 353-7518

The Florida Ballet

The Florida Ballet has been a leader in developing sustainable dance education and performance opportunities in Duval County for over forty years. Founded in 1978, as a regional, professional, performance Company, the organization transitioned from its original focus due to financial constraints to one that serves the community through quality dance education, outreach programming, collaborative opportunities, accessible performances, and continued cultivation of professional dancers. Since the transitional change in 1981, The Florida Ballet has become one of the finest training facilities in Northeast Florida.

floridaballet.org| [email protected]

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1955 Island Walkway
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: (904) 277-3455

Amelia Musical Playhouse

Amelia Musical Playhouse is a small, 100-seat venue that produces mostly musicals and uses only live music in its productions. Currently finishing their 9th season, AMP is an all-volunteer organization that is dedicated to artistic expression in the Fernandina Beach community.

ameliamusicalplayhouse.com

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Phone: (904) 878-0037

Crescendo Amelia

As Northeast’s Florida’s premier jazz ensemble, the group’s mission is to create vibrant, engaging, and meaningful performances that bring to life the incredible legacy of big band and jazz music in order to bring joy to our communities. Performing a variety of music styles and genres from 1920 to 2020 and beyond, the group performs across the Southeast in a variety of configurations from trios, classic big bands, dance bands, theatre shows, and more.

crescendoamelia.com | [email protected]

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3842 Musket Trail
Jacksonville, FL 32277
Phone: (904) 744-9090

First Coast Wind Symphony

The First Coast Wind Symphony is an all-volunteer community music organization located in Jacksonville, Florida. For over three decades, the First Coast Wind Symphony has provided outstanding performances of quality wind music throughout Northeast Florida, all open to the public at no charge. Programs range from classical to popular band music, marches, chamber music and new works.

fcwinds.org| [email protected]

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Phone: (904) 501-4336

Romanza St. Augustine

Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts is a professional performance series with art, music and culture in historic St. Augustine, FL, and includes more than 50 events and exhibits by dozens of independent nonprofit organizations and talent. Held for two weeks in April and May, Romanza Festivale showcases almost all forms of the fine arts and music as an annual collaboration by dozens of organizations and businesses. Most events are free of charge and open to the public. Romanza St. Augustine is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and funded in part by the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, St. Johns Cultural Council, Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs, and Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

romanzastaugustine.org | [email protected]