Rhythm of the Dance

Rhythm of the Dance celebrates both the rich history of Ireland as well as the art of Irish dance, from the disciplined tradition of the Celtic Step, to the sensual moves of the Sean Nos dance, rooted solely in the ancient island of Innishbofin near Galway. “Rhythm of the Dance” has heralded a new era […]

Dancing Pros Live

The world’s finest dancers battle it out live on the stage and the audience picks the winner! DANCING PROS LIVE! is hosted by Golden Globe nominee and television star Alan Thickeand is an unforgettable live competition show created by some of the most accomplished DANCING WITH THE STARS pros – Edyta Sliwinska & Alec Mazo. For the first time ever, pros […]

A Chorus Line

Watch this long-running favorite on Thu-Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm

Under the Street Lamp

The PBS Sensation comes to The Lakeland Center! With the mantra “Retro never sounded so now!”, the dreamy voices of the four lead singers of Under The Streetlamp are poised to bring the repertoire of The American Radio Songbook of the ‘50’s, ‘60’s and 70’s to a whole new audience! Specializing in doo-wop derived hits, along […]

Salute to African American Composers

Imperial Symphony Orchestra photo by Thomas Mack

The ISO commemorates Black History Month with a concert of works by African American composers from pre-Mozart through the 20th century. Special guests will include vocalist Quentin Darrington.

“History of Bebop”

Voices of the People: History of Bebop. Solo recital musical performance.

“Moon Children”

Polk State Theatre presents: “Moon Children” a comedy by Michael Weller. Directed by Paul Carbonell. Feb. 5-7 and 12-14 at 7:30 pm; Feb. 8 and 15 at 2:30pm

Million Dollar Quartet

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the Tony® award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians were gathered together by Sam […]

Yakov Smirnoff

Fans who loved the comedy of Russian born entertainer Yakov Smirnoff throughout his expansive career on television, the silver screen and Broadway can experience the hilarity once again when Yakov Live! In his new national tour, audience members will enjoy Yakov’s insightful and laughter-filled philosophy on life, love, family and country. New York Times called […]

Music at Pinewood: Rising Artist Series

Pinewood Estate Front

The Rising Artist Series features up-and-coming artists in the intimate setting of Pinewood Estate. Faculty and hand-picked scholars from Harrison School for the Arts perform a variety of classical programs with piano, strings, woodwinds, guitar and vocals. Harrison School for the Arts provides an opportunity for talented students to develop their artistic and academic abilities […]

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494