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The Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center

Contact Name: Trudy Radford


191 Court Square
Huntingdon, Tennessee 38344
United States
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Phone: (731) 986-2100

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The Mission of The Dixie Carter Performing Arts and Academic Enrichment Center and the Hal Holbrook Theatre is to enhance the quality of life in Huntingdon, Carroll County and the surrounding communities by:

Serving as a premier venue for the performing, literary, visual and media arts; presenting excellent and diverse performances and events to appeal to a broad audience; promoting and developing arts education and arts programs in partnership with local school districts, artists, arts organizations, community groups, business, governmental agencies and the media; developing artists and arts audiences through providing stimulating arts experiences and supportive programs; preserving the cultural contributions of Dixie Carter and Hal Holbrook; acting as an advocate for excellence in and support for the arts in TN and the USA in order to preserve the cultural heritage; supporting economic growth and development for the betterment of the community and the region.

Sample Programs Offered


Program Type: Arts Appreciation

Program Description:

Mermaid Theatre’s lively compilation captures the magic of three Eric Carle favorites-
The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly. The story of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has helped hundreds of thousands of toddlers to identify colors and creatures. The performance follows the adventures of The Mixed-Up Chameleon who is bored with his life as he sits about changing color all day until he takes a trip to the zoo. His hilarious attempts to emulate the beautiful animals he sees conclude with his discovery that there is value in his own unique self.

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Program Type: Arts Appreciation

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Turn the poutiest of frowns upside down in this new musical featuring whimsical puppets and live performers in a sweeping oceanic adventure. When Mr. Fish sets out on a quest to find Miss Clam’s missing pearl, he discovers there is more to him than his permanently plastered pout.

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Program Type: Arts Appreciation

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SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! explodes onto the stage updated for a whole new generation with imaginative image projections and a rock’n’roll feel. The live performance centers around Tom, a nervous young man on his first day of being a schoolteacher, who turns on the television to calm himself down and is visited by three aspects of his personality who remind him how learning can be fun.

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