Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

155 Airport Boulvard
Gander NL  A1V 2N9

Phone: (709) 256-1081

Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

The Centre houses a 400 seat proscenium theatre, a 25 metre swimming pool, and art exhibition area.

For Your Information All performances, artists, prices, dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Parking
General patron parking is at the rear of the building. Reserved areas are marked and parking in those areas may result in tickets being issued. Parking in fire lanes or handicap parking areas, is strictly prohibited.

Coat Check
There is a staffed coat check available in the lower lobby complete with chairs to take off your boots! The charge for this service is $1.00 per coat – the coat check remains open until all patrons have left the building.

Where is My Seat?
All rows on the Main Theatre orchestra level are named A through S. The seat numbers start on the right of the auditorium and move to the left. Our highly trained ushers would be happy to show you to your seat.

Washrooms
Washrooms are located in the coat check lobby. Wheelchair accessible washrooms with disability access stalls are located outside the theatre at Row R.

Special Needs
The Arts and Culture Centre is fully wheelchair accessible. As wheelchair seating is limited, please book these seats in advance.
Please let the Box Office know of special needs when ordering tickets.
Need to Leave a Number for the Babysitter?
The Theatre Office telephone - (709) 256-1082 - is answered until all patrons have left the theatre.

Theatre Bar
The bar is usually open before a performance and during intermission, with a selection of beer, wines and spirits. Drinks are not permitted in the theatre – only bottled water is permitted.

Latecomers – A Friendly Reminder
In order to ensure an enjoyable theatre experience for all, latecomers will not be seated until there is a suitable break in the performance, and will be seated where it will not interfere with the other patrons’ enjoyment of the performance.

Scents & Sensibility
Many patrons are bothered by strong scents; some have severe allergic reactions. Please limit your use of scented products before coming to the theatre.

Cameras, audio and video recordings are prohibited at all performances.
Some musical concert performers allow photos. Please respect their requests.

Please Remember to
Check your tickets for curtain time and date
Turn off all cellular phones and pagers during performances*
Be comfortable. Some people dress up; some people do not.
The Arts and Culture Centre is pleased to provide a smoke-free environment.

* If you are anticipating an emergency call, you may leave your pager or cell phone with the House Manager, or Head Usher.


A division of the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, the head offices of the Arts and Culture Centres are located in the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre. Committed to excellence and presenting the best to patrons, the Arts and Culture Centr

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Founded: The Centre Theatre first opened it's doors in 1976.

Categories: Government Organization, Theatre

Hours

Mon: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm



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Past Events

Queen Nation - The Ultimate Tribute to the Music of Queen

Queen Nation - The Ultimate Tribute to the Music of Queen
08:00 pm - 18 August 2018

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

VaughnCo Entertainment is proud to present Queen Nation There is little doubt among the pure rock community that the legendary band Queen and lead performer Freddie...

The Ennis Sisters & Cherish The Ladies

The Ennis Sisters & Cherish The Ladies
08:00 pm - 20 May 2018

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

An Evening with The Ennis Sisters, in spectacular concert with Grammy-nominated Cherish the Ladies, is one you will remember for years to come. Together, these groups...

Mr H Presents: Open Stage for the Underage

Mr H Presents: Open Stage for the Underage
02:00 pm - 22 April 2018

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

Open Stage for the Underage is a venue for young performers to explore, develop, and showcase their skills in a supportive environment. Mr. H Presents: Open Stage...

Anastasia - Ballet Jörgen

Anastasia - Ballet Jörgen
07:30 pm - 20 April 2018

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

The Arts and Culture Centre is proud to present a tour of Ballet Jögen's Anastasia across Newfoundland. Anastasia is a full-length ballet rich with incredibly detailed...

Where Once They Stood

Where Once They Stood
08:00 pm - 27 March 2018

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

Spirit of Newfoundland and the Arts and Culture Centre are bringing one of the company’s most important shows to Central Newfoundland. "Where Once They Stood"...

The Many Voices of Justin Martin- Gander

The Many Voices of Justin Martin- Gander
08:00 pm - 24 March 2018

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

NL Promotions is pleased to present their newest show “The Many Voices of Justin Martin.” Backed by an all-star house band, Justin will be performing everyone’s...

Susan Aglukark in Gander

Susan Aglukark in Gander
08:00 pm - 13 February 2018

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

#ACCPresents, Susan Aglukark, one of Canada’s most unique and most honoured artists. An Inuk from Arviat, Nunavut, Susan has been walking in a tension between...

Susan Aglukark in Gander, NL

Susan Aglukark in Gander, NL
08:00 pm - 13 February 2018

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

As part of her Atlantic Canada Tour, Juno award-winning Canadian Inuk singer-songwriter, Susan Aglukark presents ‘Winters Dream’, a concert sharing the journey...

Revue 2017

Revue 2017
08:00 pm - 08 February 2018

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

The curtain goes up on a parade of characters, sets, costumes, and some new voices! It's Rising Tide Theatre's 40th anniversary, and for 34 of those years we have...

A Time in the Old Hall: Songs & Recitations of the Season

A Time in the Old Hall: Songs & Recitations of the Season
08:00 pm - 19 December 2017

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

The Christmas variety concert has long been a highly anticipated event on the social calendar of communities both large and small. For generations, Newfoundlanders...

Dedication from RCA Theatre

Dedication from RCA Theatre
08:00 pm - 27 November 2017

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

Dedication is a RCA Theatre Company Production (Resource Centre For The Arts). On July 1, 1924, Field Marshall Douglas Haig comes to St. John’s to dedicate the...

Born Country

Born Country
08:00 pm - 03 November 2017

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

NL Promotions is proud to present BORN COUNTRY! A tribute to 5 of your favourite country music stars from the 90s. Don’t miss our house band Open Highway pay tribute...

Myles Goodwyn Just Between You & Me

Myles Goodwyn Just Between You & Me
08:00 pm - 26 October 2017

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

Myles Goodwyn (born in Woodstock, New Brunswick) is a record producer, guitarist, lead vocalist, main songwriter, painter, and founding member of the veteran Canadian...

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
08:00 pm - 18 October 2017

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland's "The Colony of Unrequited Dreams" is a fictionalized retelling of the story of Joseph R. Smallwood, the man who led Newfoundland...

Tartuffe - The NAC on Tour

Tartuffe - The NAC on Tour
08:00 pm - 14 October 2017

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

TARTUFFE - very loosely adapted and even more loosely translated by ANDY JONES | from the French play of the same name by MOLIÈRE | Directed by JILLIAN KEILEY |...

The High Kings Grace & Glory Tour

The High Kings Grace & Glory Tour
07:30 pm - 12 October 2017

At Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

The High Kings, often referred to as ‘the true heirs of Ireland’s folk heritage’, have just announced the Fall Schedule for their ‘Grace & Glory Tour’...

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