Welcome to RPAC & The HRCU Main Street Stage
The Rochester Performance & Arts Center (RPAC) is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, New Hampshire. Opened in 2017, and just around the block from the historic Rochester Opera House, RPAC is an intimate venue offering affordable entertainment, educational programming, and event spaces for private parties and community gatherings. RPAC combines a versatile recital hall with 150 seats, rehearsal and practice studios, costume and scenic workshops, and a premier art gallery for emerging and seasoned artists alike. RPAC offers a wide variety of affordable lessons and classes based in art, dance, music, theatre, and more. RPAC is a subsidiary of the historic Rochester Opera House, a nonprofit organization. Financial assistance and scholarships are available for any student who may be in need of support. Please CONTACT US for more information.
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Classes & Workshops
We offer quality classes, lessons, and activities in an environment dedicated to excellence in the arts. Students of all ages, levels, and backgrounds can immerse themselves in private and group instruction for acting, voice, guitar, bass, drums, piano, & more.
Theatre Camps are open to any student interested in performing arts - regardless of age or experience! This program hosts daily lessons in acting, music, and dance, taught by professional artists. Cast sizes are kept small to ensure one-on-one focus.
We offer quality classes, lessons, and activities in an environment dedicated to excellence in the arts. Students of all ages, levels, and backgrounds can immerse themselves in private and group instruction for voice, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and more.
These performances put youth & teens, aged 8-17, in rehearsals and preparation for a live musical & theatre production experience on the ROH and RPAC stages. Celebrating the diversity & inclusion of our theater program, youth performers and professional instructors join together to create an incredible show!
Our venue makes the perfect place for your next performance, birthday party, retirement gathering, and much more. Use your imagination and we'll help to make it happen! With affordable rates, our venue is the perfect place for your next function.
This campaign was established to offset the purchase and restoration of the Rochester Performance & Arts Center (RPAC). For a contribution of $1,000, 100 donors can help ensure the future growth and development of the center and its programming. Find out more here.