Performing Arts


Fort Worth is a premier destination for performing art patrons, making it no surprise that it’s home to one of the “top 10 opera houses in the world,” a “top 100 jazz club in the world,” and the nation’s longest-running opera.

Check out our Arts & Culture Itinerary for help planning the perfect weekend getaway. 

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Three former TCU students formed this nonprofit theater group in 2000 with one mission: to broaden the availability of quality theater production in North Texas. Soon the plan grew, and now the production company houses members in Fort Worth, New ... More

(817) 624-8333 (817) 624-8333

Artes de la Rosa, is the non-profit organization that manages the historic gem of Fort Worth 's Northside- The Rose Marine Theater, and Fort Worth's only Hispanic theater company - Teatro de la Rosa. Artes de la Rosa is dedicated to preserving, ... More

(817) 732-2360 (817) 732-2360

In 1963 the Arts Council was formed to provide funding and leadership to stimulate and assure the advancement of the arts throughout our community. Today’s Arts Council is a dynamic, multi-faceted, arts agency serving artists, arts organizations and ... More

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Arts Fifth Avenue stimulates, develops and preserves interest in tap dance and other complementary art forms and educates the general public to provide a forum of expression for dancers, choreographers, musicians, composers, and visual and ... More

(817) 738-7915 (817) 738-7915

Situated in the Cultural District, Ballet Concerto is a part of the urban renaissance community taking place in that area. Last year, the company celebrated 40 years of dance education and community outreach. Thousands enjoy the HOLIDAY SPECIAL in ... More

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Fort Worth's oldest, largest, and original Folklorico dance group with a mission is to promote Mexican heritage and encourage multi-cultural understanding by teaching culture and history through dance and music. ... More

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Rated by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the Top 10 opera houses in the world, Bass Performance Hall is known for its magnificent architecture and extraordinary acoustics. It’s home to the Fort Worth Opera, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the ... More

(817) 332-2272 (817) 332-2272

Home to the largest performing arts organization in Tarrant County, this venue presents the best of musical theater and award-winning original plays. This "House of Tomorrow" stages a wide variety of shows, including Children's Playhouse. ... More

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Composed of leading chamber musicians primarily from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the group performs in chamber ensembles of two to five members playing works from the Baroque and Classical, Romantic and Contemporary periods. Always a great musical ... More

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Circle Theatre is best known for its premieres of contemporary plays by today's outstanding playwrights. This professional regional theatre presents a year-round season of innovative live theatre in an intimate 125-seat setting. ... More

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A nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of country music as a part of Texas heritage, the Cowtown Opry provides one of the most authentic Western experiences in the area. With free weekly concerts held outside on the steps of the ... More

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One of the oldest companies in the nation, the opera has played host to numerous big names, including Placido Domingo and Lily Pons and is now an annual Festival perfect for local and out-of-town visitors. A very friendly and encouraging atmosphere ... More

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While the outside of Bass Performance Hall is breathtaking, it's what goes on inside that counts, and symphony Director Miguel Harth-Bedoya and his musicians certainly live up to the sheer beauty of their abode. The world-renowned Harth-Bedoya ... More

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Fort Worth Theatre is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the community with new and classic theatrical works. ... More

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Four Day Weekend is a comedy troupe who performs a live public show consisting of sketches, scenes, and songs created from audience suggestions and participation. Completely improvised each Friday and Saturday night, the performance is an ... More

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The theater stages by this highly respected and innovative company can be described as eclectic and interactive. Through the use of mime, dance, masks, music and even puppetry, the Hip Pocket Theatre puts on an offbeat and delightful show. ... More

(817) 337-1882 (817) 337-1882

Lagniappe Productions is a professional, fully insured entertainment company with 36 years of experience and over 14,000 shows. Lagniappe specialize in Old West live comedy productions, stunt shows, murder mysteries, team buildings, & more! They ... More

Texas Christian University's state-of-the-art F. Howard and Mary D. Walsh Center for Performing Arts houses the 325-seat PepsiCo Recital Hall, the 233-seat Hays Theatre, Ed Landreth Auditorium, and rehearsal halls. ... More

(817) 212-4280 (817) 212-4280

McDavid Studio has become one of the downtown Fort Worth scene's favorite nighttime hot spots. World-class artists of all flavors come to play for audiences of just over 200 people. The result: intimate and often definitive performances. Each show ... More

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This historic theater dates back to the 1920's when it opened as a movie house and has operated under three names: The Rose, The Roseland, and the Marine Theater. The theater is listed on the National Register of Historic places and is part of the ... More

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Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary exists to provide theological education for individuals engaging in Christian ministry. Southwestern provides a community of faith and learning that develops spiritual leaders with a passion for Christ and ... More

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The king of the indie-theater scene in Fort Worth, Stage West is at the forefront of experimental drama. While highly respected nationally for their renditions of traditional Broadway and Shakespearian plays, they also serve as an outlet for local ... More

(817) 763-0207 (817) 763-0207

Texas Ballet Theater brings unprecedented talent, beauty and artistic expression, as well as the highest levels of dance education, training, and appreciation to North Texas and surrounding areas. The second- longest company in the state, the Texas ... More

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Texas Nonprofit Theatres was formed in 1971 to encourage programmatic and managerial excellence in the nonprofit community and professional theatres of Texas. TNT organizes and hosts the various festivals including the American Association of ... More

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