Memorial Auditorium seats over 1500 and hosts hundreds of events each year ranging from community theatre, professional touring companies, university productions, local dance companies and meetings. Memorial is fully equipped with state of the art sound system boasting a stereo line array and 48 channel digital console as well as a full lighting system that includes conventional and intelligent fixtures. Memorial Also has in house ticketing that has 24/7 online sales, daily Box Office hours as well as telephone sales. The facility is fully ADA
Pittsburg Community Theatre
The City of Pittsburg has supported the Pittsburg Community Theatre (PCT) by providing either direct funding or indirect support to the organization’s operating art program within the community for many years. PCT receives prime office accommodations, utilities, fund raising, staff support, maintenance, and technical theatrical support for its programming. Multi-week blocks of facility rental, either on-stage or within the convention center, are available to the performing arts organizations annually. This in-kind rental accrues to hundreds and thousands of dollars each year.
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Jr. Starz Workshop
Since 1998, the arts center has provided an intensive two-week performing arts program for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. The self-funded program has grown to 70 participants and offers children instruction in the areas of dance, song, and acting. The session is followed by an evening performance that is attended annually by 500 to 600 area residents.
Educational opportunities for children are provided through a partnership between the Pittsburg State University Theatre, Memorial Auditorium and Pittsburg Community Theatre. Each year, visiting professional performing troupes and Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium Children's Theater staff, actors, and educators spend hours in classrooms throughout the Pittsburg area. This comprehensive educational program is designed to provide educators with arts resources that will aid them in the classroom and enhance their students' regular curriculum. As well as host Performances in the theatre.