The Highland Center for the Arts’ mission is to develop and operate a welcoming venue for assembly, artistic expression, entertainment, education, and refreshment. We aim to achieve balanced, year-round schedules of locally and nationally-sourced performances, exhibitions, and events suited to serving the residents and artist of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. We are committed to collaborating with other arts organizations and with local schools. Our Center features a state of the art main theatre with multiple thrust stage configurations and seating for up to 250 people, a 100-seat performance and cinema space, a full-service café, an art gallery, and outdoor terraces.
The Highland Center for the Arts is located in Greensboro, Vermont, situated near Caspian Lake and surrounded by the rural landscape of the Northeast Kingdom. Our state-of-the-art performance theater has multiple thrust stage configurations, seating for 250 people, and a 100-seat small performance space. Our programing includes dance, music, theatre, circus arts, cinema, workshops, artist residences, and lectures. Our goal is to achieve a balanced, year-round schedule of locally and nationally recognized artists and events suited to serving the communities in the Northeast Kingdom and within the wider Central Vermont region. HCA’s campus is designed to provide exceptional opportunities to create, exhibit, view, experience, perform, learn about and talk about art through performances, programs, workshop, festivals, classes, and multi-disciplinary events.
Our facility includes the Hardwick Street Café, an eatery serving fresh, locally sourced ingredients, and an art gallery featuring a rich variety of visual artists.