About the Newton Performing Arts Center ...

Formerly the  Newton-Conover Auditorium is a 504 seat facility with Art Deco 

and Neo-Classical architectural elements. It was  saved from demolition in 1991 by 

the combined efforts of the City of Newton, Catawba County. This is one of only a 

few Art Deco Theaters in NC and the Southeast. 


Newton-Conover City School system and combined efforts of thousands of school alumni and the citizens 

of Catawba County. A third major renovation occurred in July 2018 with new flooring in the gallery,  paint, movie screen and modern technology added. This is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Organization.  


Currently, the Newton Performing Arts Center serves as the home to Footcandle Film Society Newton Screenings, The Comedy Zone, The NewArt School and is available to the public for rentals. It also produces many popular events and attractions unique to our area for local audiences. 

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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission. NCA is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Organization. 

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