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Thalian Association Announces Search for Full-Time Artistic Director

Thalian Association, North Carolina’s oldest community theater, announced today that it is consolidating its two part-time Artistic Director positions for its Main Stage and Children’s Theater productions into one full-time Artistic Director position. The Artistic Director will oversee all productions on all stages and will guide the artistic direction of the community theater as it continues to grow and expand. A national search will begin immediately for a full-time Artistic Director. 

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pdfThalian Association Position Opening    pdfNews Release



TACT Academy A New Semester Awaits!
Registraion is on Dec. 7th from 10am-1pm (Final Day to use $15.00 Coupon!)
TACT Academy is a place where all children, from the shy to the outgoing can develop at their own pace, with plenty of positive encouragement. Enthusiastic students who learn to speak out clearly and relate confidently with others will have an inside track to lifetime success.
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BIG RIVER Encore Review

Thalian Association weathered truly extenuating circumstances in the form of a snow and ice storm that wiped out tech-week for their latest offering on the main stage: “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” scored by the talented Grammy and Tony-winning country artist Roger Miller. But, from Sunday’s performance, one would never notice a loss of rehearsal time. The cast and band put on wonderful performances.... read more.
Red Barn Studio Theater Annonymous Donor


 In July, an anonymous donor gave Thalian Association a $10,000 match gift to jump-start a fundraising effort to get the Red Barn up and running for community theater programming. To receive the donation, Thalian Association launched a "Barn-Raising" fundraising campaign to raise the $10,000 needed.... read more.

Thalian Association's Season Video

Our heartfelt thanks to the generous organizations who supported Thalian Association and our Children's Theater with grant awards for our 2013-2014 season.  These funds provide much needed support for our productions, programs and operating expenses.

Landfall Foundation

Mary Duke Biddle Foundation


Wilmington East Rotary an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation

Cape Fear Rotary 

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Thalian Association
Box 1111
Wilmington, NC 28402
910. 251.1788

Susan Habas
Executive Director

Tom Briggs
Artistic Director

Jason Aycock
Children's Artistic Director


Thalian Hall Box Office
310 Chestnut St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910.632.2285


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Enter your address below for turn-by-turn directions to the Community Arts Center, where the Thalian Association has its offices and holds auditions. It is also where the Thalian Children's Theater (TACT) holds classes and stages its performances.