Baltimore Center Stage: About


Baltimore Center Stage

Our Mission

Baltimore Center Stage is a theater committed to artistic excellence. We engage, enrich, and broaden the perspectives of diverse audiences through entertaining and thought-provoking work and educational programs.

We value:

  • Access
  • Inclusion
  • Community
  • Fiscal Stability

About Baltimore Center Stage

Founded in 1963 and designated the State Theater of Maryland in 1978, Baltimore Center Stage provides the highest quality theater and programming for all members of our communities, including youth and families, under the leadership of Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra and Executive Director Michael Ross. Baltimore Center Stage ignites conversations and imaginations by producing an eclectic season of professional productions across two mainstages and an intimate 99-seat theater, through engaging community programs, and with inspiring education programs. Everything we do at Center Stage is led by our core values—chief among them being Access For All. Our mission is heavily rooted in providing active and open accessibility for everyone, regardless of any and all barriers, to our Mainstage performances, education initiatives, and community programming.

We welcome you to Baltimore Center Stage where you’ll be greeted by our courteous staff and security who are trained to make sure you have an enjoyable, comfortable, and safe experience.

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