Southern Tennessee Area Arts Repertory (STAAR) provides theater, music and arts entertainment from its 200-seat, street-level theatre beneath the historic 1868 Antoinette Hall Opera House in Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee. STAAR's in-house troupe stages local bi-monthly productions throughout the year – both musical and dramatic – and hosts regional acts to enrich theatergoers with a wide variety of diverse talents from comedic, to vocal, to authors, musicians and filmmakers. The many performances hosted at STAAR’s facility offer entertainment options for those of all ages and interests from original productions to concerts to magic shows and more. STAAR makes the facility available for other theater troupes to stage performances and encourages its use for original productions.
Additionally, STAAR, a 501c3, serves ages five and through senior adults by offering arts education in drama, voice, piano, dance, music, visual arts, public speaking, writing, dinner theater, musicals, ballroom lessons and dancing, comedy and more. The organization for more than a decade has engaged youth and adults in local productions with volunteers directing, assisting, coaching, providing technical services, creating costumes and sets and preparing and executing marketing plans for productions.
The Antoinette Hall building where STAAR Theatre is located is on the east side of the public square facing the Giles County Courthouse and is a contributing structure to the Pulaski Courthouse Square Historic District, which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior in 1985. The Antoinette Hall Preservation Society is a companion organization to STAAR that was born of the desire to restore Antoinette Hall so that it can once again become a center of arts and culture for the community and the region.
Show Dates: box office open 30 minutes prior to show
Booking Events: email firstname.lastname@example.org any time
For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact STAAR Theatre at Antoinette Hall directly.