Chapel Hill & Hillsborough Area Theater Companies & Presenters

Does not include high school theater programs or companies exclusively for children. Each organization is a separate entity, although some use the same venues or emanate from the same institution but are wholly separate.

On Hiatus

  • Perihelion Theater Company (no productions since 2010)
  • Archipelago Theatre (no stage productions since 2013; current projects are video and film)


  • ArtsCenter Stage (the in-house company for the ArtsCenter in Carrboro disbanded in August 2016.)
  • Open Door
  • Wordshed Productions
  • Deep Dish (lost venue in Oct. 2015 – announced closing April 27, 2016)

Special thanks to Roy C. Dicks for his contributions to this listing.

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