The African Reader's Theatre is geared toward increasing reading and social capabilities for children and adults. 


The Playwright's Forum gathers a group of actors, writers, theatre enthusiasts, and members from the community-at-large to discuss and perform staged readings relevant to the life of those from the African diaspora; primarily from authors of African descent.


The Rochester Bronze Collective is a group of Rochester theater producers working collaboratively, to showcase, promote, and produce, theater that reflects the African diasporic perspectives in the Greater Rochester Area. 


The Stonesoup Theatre Incubation fills the need of having theatre troupe office space and performane venue for four companies for a period of time till they can aquire a space of their own.



The Outreach Programs of the Maplewood Performing Arts Centre are programs chosen to provide an "mpactoday" in the lives of our patrons and community members.

Maplewood Performing Arts Centre

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Specializing in African American Theatre, Black Repertory Theater, Applied Theater, Black Arts Research in Rochester, NY and beyond!



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