The Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA), home to Live Arts, Light House Studio, and Second Street Gallery, is a hub for performing and visual arts in downtown Charlottesville. Check out what's new with our friends at Light House and Second Street to learn about the variety of incredible arts education opportunities available under our roof.
The Central Virginia Theater Alliance (CVTA) is an antiracist coalition of theater organizations committed to supporting, centering, and amplifying the voices of our community. We are honored to be part of this courageous group of theater folks striving to make our sector more responsive to national calls for social justice through training, advocacy, and joint productions.
Friends of Cville Downtown is a non-profit organization made up of local businesses, restaurants, and organizations dedicated to creating a supportive and cohesive network on the Downtown Mall. Get to know our neighbors!
Through art, action and advocacy, The Breath Project (TBP) seeks to build a more equitable theater community in this country, and actively dismantle structural racism in the American Theater. In partnership with organizations and artists across the nation, TBP will create, develop and support original theatrical works created by BIPOC artists. This work will be used as a tool for education and advocacy.
The Ghostlight Project is a resource for theaters, arts communities, and individuals to continue their social justice work already underway. Participants make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone—regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
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