Performing Arts Center

The Performing Arts Center is a standalone building located on the Ste. Genevieve R-II Campus, 375 N. 5th St., Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, 63670. The PAC is across from Ste. Genevieve Elementary and adjacent to the Ste. Genevieve High School Gymnasium.The PAC was included as part of a $9.5 million bond issue approved by voters in April 2010, and the groundbreaking took place in January of 2011. The center, which cost $4.9 million, was shared with the community at an Open House on April 15, 2012.


  • Auditorium that seats 700 comfortably with wide aisles and sloped seating
  • Production Booth (reliable and versatile sound and lighting controls)
  • More than 100 channels of lighting relays
  • 36-channel sound board
  • Main drape, as well as a second and third drape
  • Dimensions:
    • Stage:  25' x 52'
    • Proscenium: 15' x 52'
  • Integrated video projection with screen
  • Accessible seating for individuals with disabilities, including areas for wheelchairs located in the front row. (Accessible seats are spaces specifically designed for wheelchairs and include features such as an accessible approach, location at grade, clear floor space, and larger dimensions.)
  • Band Room, Vocal Room and Green Room
  • Spacious lobby with concession stand and secure ticket booth

Rules & Regulations for Visitors:

  1. No food or drink of any kind is permitted in the house of the theatre or on the stage (except as part of the performance). Please help us keep the facility nice by cleaning up after yourself. 
  2. Smoking and alcoholic beverages are prohibited on the premises at any time. 
  3. Only the lobby doors of the theatre are to be used for entrance and exit for audiences.


The facility offers professional sound and lighting systems in a comfortable setting. During the 2019-2020 school year, the PAC hosted more than 60 events, with students utilizing the facility daily. A few highlights include both district and community vocal and instrumental music concerts, plays performed by our middle and high school students, Veterans Day programs, kindergarten and preschool celebrations, and the high school variety show.