The Palace has been a beacon for the best in arts and entertainment in downtown Stamford since 1927 – music, comedy, dance, theatre. We always have something for everyone!

Vision & Mission

The Vision of Stamford Center for the Artsʼ Palace Theatre is to be the regional arts center for exciting entertainment that enhances and enriches the cultural, educational, economic, and social life of the community.

We will achieve this vision by:

Demonstrating integrity in all our work and relationships by providing service and quality in all of our activities;

Fostering and promoting diversity of thought, ideas, and culture;

Providing stewardship for the Stamford Arts community;

Emphasizing outreach to all constituents in our community; and

Offering creativity in all our endeavors.


The Mission of Stamford Center for the Artsʼ Palace Theatre is to present, produce, host, and manage the premier performing arts and cultural experiences for the region.

We will accomplish our mission through:

Programming: We will put on stage a volume and variety of work that meets the interests of the community.

Marketing: We will effectively advertise and promote our products.

Fundraising and philanthropy: We will build and sustain a diverse funding base that will ensure the long-term financial viability of SCAʼs Palace Theatre.

Customer service: We will create a customer service standard for ticket buyers, donors, other performing arts groups, and community groups.

Education and outreach: We will enrich and engage the community through educational and outreach programs.