Information about local theatres in Albuquerque.
The Albuquerque Film Office encourages locals, visitors, and tourists to check out the thriving theatre and live performance community in Albuquerque.
Albuquerque Little Theatre
224 San Pasquale SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 242-4750, (505) 242-1435, (505) 843-9489 (fax)
In its 80th year on Historic Route 66, ALT provides Albuquerque residents and visitors with exceptional entertainment in the tradition of true community theater. ALT offers plenty of parking, special group discounts and discounts for seniors (62 years plus) and students (with valid ID).
Albuquerque Theatre Guild (ATG)
P.O. Box 26395, Albuquerque, NM 87120
An organization dedicated to making the Albuquerque area's rich live-theatre scene better known to both residents and visitors alike.
Mailing P.O. Box 25892, Albuquerque, NM 87125
Site: 3030 Isleta. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
3 blocks North of Rio Bravo SW off I-25
We are an ADA accessible 6300 sq. ft. facility which offers:2400 sq.ft. open space theatre with 22 foot ceiling and oak floors with an easy-access loading ramp, a green room, 4 baths, and kitchen area. With outdoor electric hookups, we are accessible by bus, van, or 18 wheelers. Our 'black box aerial theater' offers 3 steel girders designed to hang up to 1000lbs. a point. May be rented for set shoots or as a catering hall. Offers offstreet parking.
Auxilary Dog Theatre
3011 Monte Vista NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Conveniently located near the UNM campus the Auxiliary Dog Theatre has been host to over a dozen local theatrical companies since it opened in early 2007. Its mission is to share love of theatre through universal works of art.
The Box Performance Space
114 Gold SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Located in the 100 Gold Lofts
(505) 404-1578, (505) 804-5685 (mobile)
The Box is a performance space primarily devoted to young performers andyoung audiences. Whilethis is our main focus, we also open our doors to other artists.The Box performance space is home to the largest improv community in Albuquerque, with improvisers of all ages including children. We hope to foster a community where people feel free to learn, explore, and create. The Box is available for auditions and holding extras.
The Cell Theatre
700 1st NW Albuquerque, NM 87102
Just south of Lomas, just west of Broadway
Located in Downtown Albuquerque, The Cell Theatre hosts over 275 events each year. Home to the FUSION Theatre Company (NM's only professional Equity theatre company), the Screen Actors Guild "Conversations" Series, the "One Night Stand" cabaret, and over 150 nights of live music each year, The Cell is also available for special event rentals. In the past, The Cell has hosted: film screenings, film crew luncheons, musical recording sessions, wedding receptions, sales meetings, memorial services, dance troupes, etc. Full event and production support, including catering and audio/visual, is available.
The Desert Rose Playhouse
6921 Montgomery NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Just west of Louisiana in the Optic Expressions Shopping Center.
Albuquerque’s only continuously producing Northeast Heights Black Box Theater. Our Mission is to provide a supportive environment for all theater artists, no matter what their skill, in order to develop and grow an appreciation for the art of theater. Through our veteran artists; be it directors, actors or theater technicians; we provide leadership to the inexperienced, while producing quality theater for the Albuquerque area.
Freedom Community Theatre
Matthew R. Naegeli
Hosted by Hope Evangelical Free Church
4710 Juan Tabo NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
At Hope Evangelical Free Church on Juan Tabo just 1/2 mile north of Montgomery on the east side of the street.
The Freedom Community is dedicated to the production of quality, thought-provoking theatre that is both entertaining and uplifting. Regular summer productions and fall workshops provide fantastic opportunities for anyone in the community to come and audition--with opportunities for musical theatre and straight theatre. Hailed by the Albuquerque Journal as a producer of "incredibly polished" theatrical shows, the Freedom Community Theatre is committed to blessing its participants (both the actors and the audience) with a fantastic rehearsal process and performance run that will inspire and stretch both theatre novices and long-time aficionados.
FUSION Theatre Company
700 1st NW Albuquerque, NM 87102
Just south of Lomas, just west of Broadway
FUSION Theatre Company is currently New Mexico's only professional Equity theatre company. FUSION specializes in both the restaging of classic American works and in staging the work of emerging playwrights. With national support from the Shubert Foundation, FUSION produces five mainstage productions each season, as well as a new works festival-- "The Seven", and a school tour featuring the Young Artists Exchange. FUSION makes its home at Downtown Albuquerque's boutique theatre, The Cell.
The Guild Cinema
3405 Central NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 255-1848, (505) 232-9385 (fax)
screen size: 8’7”H, 19’19” W, (at full widescreen ratio)
stage size: 6’10” D (to footlights) x 17’ W
seating capacity: 143 seats, number of additional handicapped seats: 4, aisles: 1 (center)
35mm / 16mm / DVD / DVCAM & Mini-DV (SP format only) / VHS
16x9 anamorphic video projection (3000 lumens)
COMPATIBILITY: HDTV: 480p, 576p, 720p, 1035i, 1080i;
480i NTSC/NTSC 4.43, 576i PAL/PAL-N/PAL-M/SECAM;
computer: UXGA, SXGA+, SXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA.
VIDEO INPUTS: component, composite, S-Video, DVI, VGA
AUDIO INPUTS: RCA, XLR, ¼” jack, 1/8” mini-jack
Dolby SR Digital Surround for 35mm, Dolby Pro Logic for video
PA SYSTEM: one or two mics front of house. Four additional audio input channels are available front of house upon reque At this time, video or computer input is available in projection booth only.
Illusions Magic Parlor
3205 Central NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
New Mexico's only magic shop offers live magic shows in the ILLUSIONS MAGIC PARLOR, also referred to as the "IMP". The "IMP", adjacent to the Magic Juggler Shop, is the only "live" magic theater in New Mexico. Located in the heart of the Nob Hill shopping district, The "IMP" is an ideal place to experience close-up live magic. If you like seeing magic up close and personal, this is the place for you. You will have the opportunity to witness magic performance of all kinds, including magic geared towards kids, families, adults, comedy, mentalism and the bizarre. We present shows that feature
local and out-of-town magicians offering a wide variety of “live” magic. We also use the show room for magic workshops and as a POI Studio. Please call for details. Schedules are not regular and the magicians and types of shows and workshops change constantly so visit website or call for updates.
Please call for information about reserving the ILLUSIONS MAGIC PARLOR for your family, group or special celebration event.
423 Central NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Event Information Line: (505) 768-3544
Fax number: (505)768-3542
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This restored Historic 650-seat theatre is a vibrant part of Albuquerque's performing arts community and plays host to a wide variety of local, national and international events. Dance, drama, film, comedy, performance art, multi-media events, and other unique performances all take place on the KiMo stage. Additionally, the KiMo houses an exhibit space for contemporary visual artists and the theatre may be rented for the presentation of your performing arts event, movie screenings, business meetings and private functions. Click this link for current information.
Musical Theatre Southwest
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 81052, 87198
Physical Address: 6320 B Domingo NE, 87108
(505) 265-9119, (505) 262-9301
MTS has moved! We continue to bring high-quality musical theater to Albuquerque at affordable prices. All shows are now at the African American Performing Arts Center, Copper and San Pedro, EXPONM. Costume, prop and drop rentals at reasonable prices.
National Hispanic Cultural Center
1701 Fourth Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
The National Hispanic Cultural Center's Performing Arts Program presents and produces performances and events that preserve and promote Hispanic cultures in New Mexico, the nation, and the world.
New Mexico Young Actors
Rick Nickerson, Director
7001 San Antonio NE, Suite M, Albuquerque, NM 87109 (classes and rehearsals held here).
Take I-25 North to San Antonio. On San Antonio, go East to Louisiana. Turn left on Louisiana and immediately turn right into shopping center. We are located in Suite M. -(505) 821-8055
Venue: KiMo Theater, 423 Central NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Mail to: Rick Nickerson 7117 Loma Del Norte, Albuquerque NM 87109
The group performs children's musicals and plays. We are celebrating our 29th year of bringing children's theater to the community of Albuquerque. NMYA annually performs four major productions a year with an audience of 17,000. Our musical productions are performed at the KiMo Theater located at 5th and Central. We also tour throughout Central New Mexico.
N4th (North Fouth)Theatre & Gallery
4904 4th NW Albuquerque, NM 87107
N4th Theater is a state-of-the-art, fully accesible, 4,000-square-foot black box theater that presents and produces new work, hosts three resident companies, and serves as a community arts, culture and education resource. Located in VSA North Fourth Art Center, N4th Theater and Gallery present and exhibit the most challenging and adventurous contemporary performing and visual arts in full seasons of work by the visual artists. and resident companies of the VSA Day Arts Program, community groups, and touring national and international artists.
Once Upon a Theatre
Myrna R. Smyer, Executive/Artistic Director
13170-B Central SE #130, Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 299-6020, (505) 299-6389 (fax)
A 501 (c)(3) non-profit New Mexico Corporation, is a touring theatre company dedicated to improving the education of the children in our area. ONCE UPON A THEATRE'S program brings into schools the joy, excitement, and developmental and academic stimulus of quality live theatre and assists teachers in maximizing the experience through effective teaching tools before and after performances. ONCE UPON A THEATRE'S productions include experienced paid adult actors, full costuming and detailed sets that are fully portable so they may be taken to schools and community centers throughout the Albuquerque metropolitan area and to communities within a 50 mile radius of the City. ONCE UPON A THEATRE designs two separate productions each school year. Fall Productions -- for children in kindergarten through fifth grade -- are original versions of classic fairy tales. These plays are from the award winning "Once Upon A Rhyme" children's theatre series written by ONCE UPON A THEATRE'S Executive/Artistic Director Myrna Smyer. Spring Productions -- for fourth through eighth grade students -- are original presentations or adaptations of exceptional literary works. Auditions for these productions are held in August and January.
UNM Center for the Arts
MSC 04 2580
1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
Phone (505) 277-3824 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Fax (505) 277-7353
Seating up to 1985 patrons, Popejoy Hall is the largest such venue in the state. Following a major renovation in 1996 and seating replacement in summer 2007, Popejoy hosts touring Broadway shows, symphony concerts, musical soloists and artists of international caliber, world-renowned ballet and modern dance companies, and noted speakers from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
110 Gold SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone (505) 245-8393
Fax (505) 277-7353
TricklockCompany creates, tours, and produces theatrical productions as aprofessionalensemble committed to artistic risk, physicality, absurdism, and poetic work.Tricklock Company is the theatre-in-residence at the University of New Mexico and the producers ofThe Revolutions International Theatre Festival, The Manoa Project and The Reptilian Lounge. The Tricklock Performance Laboratory in downtown Albuquerqueis home to the resident company.
Tricklock Company is a registered 501(c)3.
UNM Department of Theatre & Dance
1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Theatre Office (505) 277-4332
The academic program of the UNM Department of Theatre and Dance is enchanced by a strong production program. Each year we produce a main stage series of five events: three plays, a faculty-choreographed dance concert and the nationally acclaimed Words Afire Festival of New Works. In addition, we support productions by our resident theatre company, Tricklock Company, student produced plays and student dance showcases.
2004 1/2 Central SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
The Vortex Theatre is a venue for classic, contemporary and cutting edge theatre. Our audiences can enjoy wonderful works for the stage. From local and national premieres to new interpretations of classic works, the Vortex continues to be one of Albuquerque’s finest theatres. The Vortex web site is here to help you become a part of the Vortex Theatre. This is where you can find what shows are playing or coming up and what you can do to get involved. From volunteering time and money to participating both backstage and at the front of house. The Vortex is a 501(c)3 (non-profit) organization.