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Five Towns College Performing Arts Center

Five Towns College
Performing Arts Center

Since relocating to Dix Hills, Long Island about 26 years ago, the Five Towns College Performing Arts Center a/k/a FTC PAC is dedicated to providing top-notch concerts, shows and productions. Each semester, students perform a wide range of musicals, dramas, and concerts in the Five Towns College Performing Arts Center for the community to enjoy.

Click on a performance below to purchase tickets online or call 631-656-2148.

Please note that the Box Office has changed its operating hours and is now open two hours prior to performances to purchase tickets.

Don’t miss out on the upcoming productions and events!

Experience an exciting and entertaining performance at the location below:
FTC PAC, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills, NY 11746

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The Laramie Project

A moving recreation and dramatization of the events surrounding the murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. Interviews conducted by the Tectonic Theatre Company come alive as recreations in this passionate and compelling story.

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A group of African American women share their hopes, dreams, sadness, and lives, as each woman represents the color of the rainbow. This classic drama from the 1970s transformed American theatre and brought to the forefront issues concerning women of color in all their glory, pain, and joy.

A New Brain

William Finn’s musical is a humorous look at how an illness transforms the lives of people and their lovers.  A beautifully written musical, both enchanting and harrowing, humorous and powerful.

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Holiday Concert

  • Buy Tickets Sunday, December 8, 2019, 2:00 pm
    $10 Seniors & Students

Conductor Dean Karahalis and the Five Towns College Pops invite you to the annual Holiday Spectacular.Concert!

The program will celebrate the upcoming Holidays with outstanding performances by our Professional Students.

The program will feature Music for Christmas, Chanukah and More!!

Special guest soloists will be our Trumpet section performing “Bugler’s Holiday” and our Trombone section performing “Trombones On A Housetop”.

Come and Celebrate as we get you ready for the Holidays, MUSICALLY!

Spring concert

Evening of Classical Music

  • Buy Tickets Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 7:30 pm
    $10 Seniors & Students


Evening of Jazz

  • Buy Tickets Friday, December 13, 2019, 7:30 pm
    $10 Seniors & Students

Please join us for an incredibly exciting event featuring the top talent from the Five Towns College highly recognized Music Division!

We are proud to present the following ensembles:

Prof. Dave Lobenstein directs our advanced Jazz small ensemble, the “Creative Music Combo”. Directed by legendary educator, Dr. Scott Ballin, the “American Songbook” ensemble features FTC’s top solo vocalists, each performing classic standards. “Vocal Jazz Ensemble”, directed by Kristi Adams, features performances of complex works from a group of 15 outstanding vocal students. Their set will feature the premiere of a work by student composer/arranger Deanna Rossi. FTC’s “Jazz Orchestra” is an 18-member professional-level group of select musicians. Works from Buddy Rich, Snarky Puppy, and Count Basie will be performed, as well as vocal features involving the superb talents of FTC students Kelly Wask and Juliana Guerrieri.

Renowned saxophonist/educator John Marshall will be the group’s guest artist.


The Wolves

This recent play presents an all-women’s soccer team meeting to prepare for the game of their lives.  Sports becomes the metaphor of struggles and aspirations, as each carefully delineated character plays soccer and competes for a place in contemporary society. 


Once Upon a Mattress (Musical)

A musical based on the mythic tale of the Princess and the Pea.  Using the story to present romance and humor, with a large cast that dances, sings, and acts in this delightful and lighthearted romp.