The Charleston Gaillard Center produces, commissions, and presents world-class, multidisciplinary, year-round music, dance, comedy, theater, and family performances and programs from local, national, and international artists that entertain and engage a broad range of audiences from across Charleston and the US. As a leading nonprofit arts center in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC, the Gaillard Center is uniquely positioned within the diverse fabric of the city to act as an anchor cultural institution that uses its dynamic performances, robust education programs, and community engagement initiatives to create connection, confront challenging issues, and bring people together for celebration, commemoration, and exploration.

Upcoming Events

In the Spotlight

On November, 2022, the Charleston Gaillard Center launched Charleston’s first-ever Spiegeltent. From family-friendly Cracked Nuts! to local favorites, She Returns From War and Charlton Singleton to provocative performances like burlesque and Sandra Bernhard, there was something for everyone in the tent.

Beyond the Stage

Educational Resources

Community Programs

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