The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre is a 95,000 square foot cultural complex comprised of four state-of-the-art performance venues that host a signature presentation of international and local performing artists. One of Canada’s most unique Performing Arts Centre plays a vital role in the renaissance of downtown St. Catharines, serving as the catalyst in modernizing the area and reinforcing the brilliance of Niagara region’s diverse arts and culture cluster.
Seats 770 people, Partridge has an instant wow factor with natural acoustics plus the one of the best equipped professional performance space in Niagara.
This flexible “black box” space is designed for theatre, dance performances, cabarets, workshops, team building events, receptions and so much more.
CAIRNS RECITAL HALL
Seats just over 300, the Recital Hall is an intimate venue for a small ensemble, recital, spoken word performance and home to The Foster Festival.
The Film House can accommodate 199 people. A full cinematic experience, with surround sound in a licensed venue! Over 500 screenings per year; including new feature films, classic cinema, documentaries, family favourites and cult classics.
We are members and love the concert series as well many special concerts offered. This is such a wonderful venue and offers something for all ages and music genres. Looking forward to be able to be...
My wife and I took in an Eagles tribute show at the PAC and were delighted with the show, the Pre-show lounge and overall atmosphere is great but we found the price for the wine (and we do live in...
Had the pleasure to take in the show "Beside Myself" in the Recital Hall of this facility. The show was produced by the Foster Festival and this was my first time in the Centre and seeing one of the...