Performance Art Center

Building 178

Ideal Partnership

The NTC Foundation has two decades of experience turning the historic buildings of the old Naval Training Center into the vital hub for arts and culture you see today. Since its founding in 2000, the NTC Foundation has secured $89 million to restore 17 of the 26 buildings at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station. The District is now home to more than 90 artistic and nonprofit tenants and draws over 800,000 residents and visitors a year. The Foundation is committed to robust community and educational outreach programs and allocates $400,000 annually in rent subsidies to over 30 nonprofit arts organizations.

Cygnet Theatre is a leading San Diego performing arts institution known for its close personal connection with its patrons and high-quality contemporary programming. Cygnet attracts a diverse audience of theatre lovers and has won more than 130 awards for theatre excellence. Cygnet’s engagement programs provide theatre access to under-served communities including students and military families, as well as professional opportunities to college students and emerging artists.