Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College

Saturday, January 28 | 10 AM - 5 PM

MTC Showoff Auditions 2023

Are you or someone you know an MTC student, faculty, staff, or alumni with a hidden talent? Come out and audition for our annual talent competition, the MTC Showoff, on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus Auditorium. Finalists will get to work with local talent, perform live on stage at HT@MTC, and have the chance to win
$1000 (Biggest Showoff) or $500 (Audience Favorite)! 

View more details and sign-up here!

Create Your Own Season for Bundled Discounts

This season we are offering bundled show discounts. Call the box office at 803.407.5011 to purchase tickets at one time for all the shows you want to see. Purchase tickets for three shows, save 10%; five shows, save 15%; 10 shows, save 20%. 

Upcoming Shows

Get ready for our most colorful season yet!

Live Theatre & Variety

The World of Musicals

Inspired By Many, Unlike Any Other

Sunday, January 29 • 3:30 pm

Join us on Sunday, January 29 for The World of Musicals, an ensemble of multi-talented artists performing classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems, and iconic show tunes.

Live Theatre & Variety

Build A Man

Presented by Raisin AJ Productions

Saturday, February 4 • 3:00 pm Saturday, February 4 • 7:30 pm

Written by 100.1 The Beat’s “Miss Monique”, Build-A-Man is a dramedy about the hope, patience, trust and love that must be accessed from within.... before you can see it … or build it... in anyone...

Music

SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble - Jazz is for Lovers

Tuesday, February 14 • 7:30 pm

THE ANSWER TO THE PERFECT VALENTINE’S DATE. The SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble will make you swoon when they croon and present some of jazz’s greatest love songs.

Music

John Lakin and Friends

Presents Lift Every Voice and Sing!

Saturday, February 18 • 7:30 pm

Join John Lakin and Friends at HT@MTC on Saturday, February 18 as we enjoy an evening of celebrating the history of Gospel music on stage.

Music

Patrick Davis & His Midnight Choir

Singer, Songwriter, Storyteller, and SC Native

Friday, February 24 • 7:30 pm

Native South Carolinian Patrick Davis forged a path for himself in the Nashville music scene and has now returned to the Midlands to provide an evening of showmanship on Friday, February 24.

Live Theatre & Variety

Fairytales On Ice

Featuring Beauty and The Beast

Saturday, March 11 • 3:30 pm

On March 11th, Fairytales on Ice takes Beauty and the Beast and spins it with upbeat modern music, theatrical storylines, and out-of-this-world special effects.

Live Theatre & Variety

MTC Showoff

Student, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Talent Competition

Saturday, March 25 • 7:30 pm

Join us on March 25th for the annual MTC Showoff featuring talented students, faculty, staff, and alumni as they compete for the title of "Biggest Showoff!"

Dance

Studio 54 Ballet

Presented by the Columbia City Ballet

Thursday, March 30 • 7:30 pm

On March 28, 2023 you can travel back to the 1970’s New York City to what was considered the world’s most popular nightclub.

Music

GENTRI

The Gentleman Trio

Saturday, April 1 • 7:30 pm

Join GENTRI's 3 tenacious tenors, along with award winning-composer, arranger and producer Stephen Nelson, on April 1st when they take the stage at HT@MTC.

Music

SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble - Immortals

A Tribute to Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn

Saturday, April 15 • 7:30 pm

THE ANSWER TO A NIGHT OF LEGENDARY MUSIC. The SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble takes two of jazz’s most celebrated composers and brings you a full evening of their musical genius.

Live Theatre & Variety

Pinkalicious

Presented by Columbia Children's Theatre

Saturday, April 22 • 2:00 pm Saturday, April 22 • 6:00 pm

Enjoy this delightful performance by the Columbia Children's Theatre on Saturday, April 22.

Music

Thunderfest '23

Local Music Festival

Saturday, May 6 • 3:00 pm

This music festival presented by HT@MTC shouts out local artists and featured headliners. Come and join us for this afternoon event and enjoy the music of Reggie Sullivan, a renowned bassist from the...

"A surprisingly adventurous and ambitious performance space."

In recent years, the Harbison Theatre has earned a reputation as one of the area’s premiere performance venues. Belying its 400-seat capacity and mall-proximate setting, it has hauled in musicians like Mavis Staples, Steep Canyon Rangers, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and The Blind Boys of Alabama along with world-renowned dance troupes, thought-provoking theater productions and much more.

Free Times

Need a small performing arts space?

Rent the Venue

If you’re looking for a small venue for your recital, play, or performance, you’re in the right place! Harbison Theatre is the only mid-size theatre in the Midlands that’s fully equipped with the technical capacity for professional performances.

  • Male and female star dressing rooms
  • Rehearsal space
  • Laundry service
  • Refrigerator

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