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FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

250 St Paul St, St. Catharines

905-688-0722 (0PAC)

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The FirstOntario PAC is a 95,000 square foot cultural complex comprised of four stateof- the-art performance venues that host a signature presentation of international and local performing artists. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, the PAC plays a vital role in the renaissance of Downtown St. Catharines, serving as the catalyst in thoroughly modernizing the area and reinforcing the brilliance of Niagara Region’s diverse cultural cluster

Fast facts about The New Performing Arts Centre:

4 performance venues, 600 events annually, 125,000 visitors annually.
500 Brock University students daily, 7 day-a-week activity for 48 weeks a year, 20 full-time staff, 70 part-time staff, hundreds of volunteers.

Avanti Chamber Singers

St. Catharines

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Celebrating our 10th anniversary, ACS is a community-based chamber choir performing a wide range of choral music by international and Niagara composers.

Carousel Players

101 King Street, 2nd Floor, St. Catharines


old courthouse exterior

Award-winning theatre performances for children presented in schools and the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. Outreach and summer arts camps offered.

Choralis Camerata

An accomplished chamber choir in its 10th season, Choralis Camerata performs an exciting repertoire of classical, gospel and contemporary works in venues across Niagara. Led by Artistic Director David Braun, with accompanist Lynne Honsberger.

Chorus Niagara

221 Glendale Avenue, P.O. Box 25019, St. Catharines


Chorus Niagara is the Niagara Region’s premier symphonic chorus, with 100 singers aged 18 to 88 from all walks of life. CN presents diverse, high calibre performances of choral classics, contemporary works, new commissions and little-known treasures under Artistic Director, Robert Cooper, C.M.

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