To enrich the social, cultural, and economic growth of our region by bringing people together through affordable access to live performance, cinema, arts education, and community events.
By providing an excellent performance space for local and visiting artists, Auburn Public Theater will make art a common experience in downtown Auburn and be recognized as a cultural, economic and social asset for the greater Auburn community.
- Audience Service
Our highest priority is serving the needs of our audiences to their satisfaction by offering a place where they can joyfully experience local, regional, national and international artists and performances.
We consistently strive to meet the highest standards we can reasonably achieve.
- Programs and Performances
We present and produce performing and related arts that challenge, educate and entertain a broad community audience.
- Sustaining an Intimate Performance Space
We maintain an intimate performance space for actors, musicians, comedians, poets, dancers and other artists.
- Partnerships and Collaboration
We work toward our goals by combining the strengths of the APT board, staff and volunteers with those of others within and outside our community.
We use the resources entrusted to us in the most effective way possible to ensure the fulfillment of the APT mission.
Expressing ourselves with honesty and civility, we act courageously as we pursue the APT mission and vision.
- Audience Development
We are committed to developing regional audiences by offering distinctive programming of interest to a growing audience base.
We demonstrate our commitment to celebrating diversity in all aspects of audience development, programs, performances, services, staffing and volunteer support.
Since its founding in 2005, Auburn Public Theater has welcomed more than 100,000 patrons to experience year-round programming in our multi-venue performing arts and community center. As a hub for theater, art, music, education and creative expression, Auburn Public Theater has brought new life to downtown Auburn through the following key programs: