The Savannah Cultural Arts Center (SCAC), built in 2019, is a premiere visual and performing arts facility. It serves as a creative meeting space for residents, the local arts community, and organizations to experience, engage with, and create art. To further the access to the arts and performing opportunities for local nonprofits, the City of Savannah Cultural Resources will offer free or discounted use of the SCAC's performing arts spaces through SPOTLIGHT: Facility Use Program.
The SCAC is located at 201 Montgomery St, Savannah.
Submissions for Feb - May 2023 Spotlight Dates is now open!
Join us for an informational Session on Wednesday, Oct 12 at 12:00pm
Review the Submission Guidelines here.
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SPOTLIGHT: Facility Usage Program
2023 Spotlight Date Availability
Guidelines and Application Period
Spotlight 2022 Recipients
Broken WingsSaturday, August 27
6:00pm, Doors at 5:30pm.
|100 Black Men of Savannah will produce a dramatic presentation of urban life in Savannah through the eyes of young people expressing current life challenges and struggles. Performers will be recruited through audition from a variety backgrounds with ages ranging from middle school to college-aged individuals. Local playwright and former Dean of Performing Arts at Savannah State University, Dr. Robert Stevenson, will help with production and technical needs of the performance.|
DOC Savannah (Film)
Little Satchmo and Q&AOctober 15, 2022
2:30pm - Doors open and live band performance
3:00pm - Film screening
4:00pm - Q&A session
|Doc Savannah will present a documentary film screening and Q&A session with the filmmaker of Little Satchmo. Little Satchmo is an intimate exploration of the iconic Louis Armstrong’s life and legacy through his relationship with his daughter that the public never new existed. Based on a revealing memoir written by Armstrong’s silent daughter, the film seeks to correct a historical narrative relying on caricature for too long. Following the screening, the audience will be able to participate in a Q&A session with the filmmakers associated with the film AND the subject of the film, who will join virtually. Reserve tickets here.|
Savannah Repertory Theatre (Play)
24 Hour PlaysSaturday, October 22
|Savannah Repertory Theatre will perform a collection of 10-15 minutes plays created from scratch by a team of playwrights, directors, and cast who will develop an entire production in 24 hours. Based on the 24-Hour Plays production initiative, performers will be recruited through an open application process to bring together a diverse group of actors and production staff. Participants will be randomly matched to create a unique group of artists to undertake the production of their ’24-hour’ play and perform them on stage at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center.|
Tybee Ballet Theatre (Dance)
The Land of the SweetsSaturday, November 19
3:00pm & 7:00pm
Reserve Tickets here (free)
|Tybee Ballet Theatre will be performing excerpts from Act II, Land of the Sweets, from the classical ballet The Nutcracker. Performers will be cast as perspective “sweets” that Clara and the Nutcracker Prince are entertained with while journeying through the “land of the sweets.” A diverse group of student performers of ranging abilities from all over the Savannah area will perform. Tybee Ballet Theatre offers professional instruction to students regardless of their financial constraints with the goal of developing local youth’s appreciation and knowledge of performing arts regardless of skill level or financial ability. |
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