Welcome to the

Hancock Performing Arts Center

A state-of-the-art, 842-seat theatrical facility located on the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast.

About HPAC

Become a Part of the Arts
Why choose Us?

Our Mission

The Hancock Performing Arts Center provides meaningful opportunities in drama, music, dance, writing, and film. This state-of-the art center encourages exploration in a wide variety of educational, entertainment, and cultural programs that enhances the artistic community of the Gulf Coast.

Why choose Us?

Education & Outreach

The Hancock Performing Arts Center is dedicated to entertaining and educating the community. We believe that a child’s educational development should include the performing arts to enhance his/her intellectual development. In addition, unique opportunities should be offered for everyone in the community to explore the arts through educational programs throughout the year.

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Friends of the HPAC

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Venue Features & Specifications

Behind the Curtains

Breathtaking Accoustics

Our building architecture isn't the only inspiring amenity that wows the crowd.

Digital Control Booth

High-tech master control booth where everything is just a button press from becoming reality.

Spectacular Lighting

Computerized monitoring and control of facility lighting makes for fantastic moodscapes.

Rigging System

More information about the HPAC rigging system will be displayed here when info becomes available.

Media Accommodations

Hosting a teleconference? Recording a commercial performance? Our media infrastructure can support you.

Catering Facilities

The HPAC's food prep area provides an additional opportunity to have your event served with style.

"Everything is designed, but some things are designed well."

Hancock PAC Administration

People that Ensure Our Center is Top-Notch
Catherine Tibbs

Catherine Tibbs

HPAC Coordinator
Catherine is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a graduate degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. She was previously employed with the University of Southern Mississippi where she was director and inservice coordinator of Live Oak Writing Project.
Tara Ladner

Aaron Lee

Technical Coordinator
Aaron is a 2003 graduate of Hancock High School and 2006 graduate of Pearl River Community College. He is the owner of Big Noise Productions LLC and has over 12 years experience in the audio, visual, and production world.

Get in Touch with us

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Our LocationKiln, Mississippi

Speak to Us(228) 255 6247