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About The ACT

The ACT is the home for culture and live entertainment in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. We are a non-profit public resource serving the artistic and cultural needs of the diverse audiences in our community. The ACT offers a wide range of activities throughout the year including live music, theatre and comedy to classes, workshops and events. The ACT also houses the Maple Ridge Art Gallery, presenting the best of visual arts in our community.

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The ACT - More than just a theatre
In Downtown Maple Ridge at the head of Haney Place The ACT looks over the Memorial Peace Park in a beautiful natural setting.

Our expansive lobby surrounded by glass creates a cosmopolitan introduction to our performances, an urban experience in our own small town.

The ACT's 486 seat main stage theatre offers great site-lines from every angle, comfortable seats wonderful sound and an intimate ambience.

The Genstar Studio Theatre at The ACT is a versatile "black-box theatre" space that is great not only for performances but also for events such as wedding receptions, dinners and meetings

People at The ACT

The ACT is more than bricks, mortar and glass, the people are what really make our centre come alive.

-  The Audience!
What is a stage without an audience? When you come to The ACT for a show, we are always happy to see you.

-  The Staff and Volunteers
The ACT's dedicated staff and Volunteer corps strive to create the best experience for our clients.

-  Students and Life-long Learners
With our studios and arts programs, students of all ages come and go in The ACT everyday. Almost every aspect of artistic enterprise is practiced and taught at The ACT. The centre is a place where potters rub shoulders with poets and painters cross paths with performers on a daily basis.

-  Performers
The ACT has a great reputation with performers as well. These dedicated professional and amateur presenters are the creative energy that keeps The ACT alive.

-  Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Arts Council
The Arts Council operates and manages The ACT through a grant with the Ridge Meadows Parks and Leisure Services Commission. The Arts Council promotes and supports all disciplines of the arts and is committed to fulfilling their motto of "Bringing Arts to the Heart of Our Community".
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