Performing Arts

A Children’s Theatre of the Mesilla Valley
304 W. Bell Ave.
(575) 571-1413
The theater performs children’s plays throughout the year.

American Southwest Theatre Company
Hershel Zohn Theatre 3014 McFie Circle on the Campus of New Mexico State University
(575) 646-4517
Polished professional performances including Shakespeare, musical theater and dramas.

Black Box Theatre
430 N. Main St.
(575) 523-1223
Home of the No Strings Theatre Company and presenting several plays a year, mostly by contemporary, little-known or local playwrights.

Boba Café & Cabaret
1900 S. Espina St.
(575) 647-5900
The only dinner cabaret in Las Cruces.

Celestial Sounds
3025 Terrace Dr.
(575) 524-0930
A community-based women’s choir performing everything from classical to contemporary music.

Doña Ana Lyric Opera
NMSU Recital Hall, on the campus of New Mexico State University
(575) 646-2067
A fully staged, costumed, orchestra-accompanied production featuring student and community singers, as well as visiting professionals.

Dona Ana Youth Choir
Various locations in Las Cruces
(575) 525-2909
Performing a wide range of musical programs in a variety of musical genres.

Fountain Theatre
2469 Calle de Guadalupe
(575) 524-8287
The historic Fountain Theatre is New Mexico’s oldest movie house. Built in 1905 it is the home of the Mesilla Valley Film Society, showcasing the best independent, foreign, documentary and other alternative art films.

La Viña Winery
4201 S. Highway 28
(575) 882-7632
La Viña is New Mexico’s oldest winery and hosts the state’s oldest wine festival every October, plus a blues & jazz festival in April.

Las Cruces Chamber Ballet
Edith & F.E. Atkinson Recital Hall. 1075 N. Horseshoe on the Campus of New Mexico State University
(575) 527-1893
The ballet puts on two major performances a year, the traditional hoiday version of The Nutcracker Ballet and a select performance each spring.

Las Cruces Civic Concert Association
211 N. Downtown Mall
(575) 521-4051
Classical performances by emerging locals and visiting professional national artists.

Las Cruces Community Theater
313 N Downtown Mall
(575) 523- 1200
A theater providing local talent with a place to perform year-round in a variety of plays and musicals.

Las Cruces Symphony
Edith & F.E. Atkinson Recital Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe on the Campus of New Mexico State University
(575) 646-3709
Performing a wide variety of music from the standard orchestral selections. Each year the ensemble performs six classical concerts, a pops concert and four youth concerts.

Mesilla Valley Concert Band
Edith & F.E. Atkinson Recital Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe on the Campus of New Mexico State University
(575) 646-1920

Mesilla Valley Teen Singers
Performing at various venues throughout Las Cruces. Various locations throughout Las Cruces.
(575) 522-8182

New Desert Harmony Singers
Various locations throughout Las Cruces
(575) 650-4417
A chorus of men and women who sing popular music including big band, Broadway, gospel and patriotic.

New Horizons Swing Band
Edith & F.E. Atkinson Recital Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe on the Campus of New Mexico State University
(575) 522-4272
The band is made up of amateur and professional musicians who annually perform several concerts of popular band music.

New Horizons Swing Band
Edith & F.E. Atkinson Recital Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe on the Campus of New Mexico State University
(575) 522-4272
Performing jazz-influenced concerts.

New Horizons Symphony Orchestra
Edith & F.E. Atkinson Recital Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe on the Campus of New Mexico State University
(575) 522-5571
Amateur and professional musicians who enjoy exploring and performing traditional classical music.

Rio Grande Theatre
211 N. Downtown Mall
(575) 523-6403
The theatre is a completely refurbished 422-seat state-of-the art performing arts facility in the heart of downtown Las Cruces. It features a wide range of performing arts from live plays to musical concerts.

Voz Vaqueros
Various locations throughout Las Cruces
(575) 526-6307
A men’s choral group performing traditional and favorite pop, folk and classical music.

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