Upcoming Shows

Friday, December 1

Clarence Muse Cafe Theater

Downtown Dallas Comedy - Feat. Martini Harris

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Saturday, December 2

Tbaal Room T 314

Roundtable Writer's Breakfast - "REAL DOPE" Featuring Tim Jackson

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Saturday, December 2

Bruton Theatre

Kirk Whalum - Live!

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Host anEvent

Our pristine facility is the perfect place to host your event. From intimate private parties to corporate seminars, our 250,000 sq. ft. event space can accommodate any occasion.

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The Black Academy of Arts and Letters relies on its patrons to provide a foundation of support. Along with substantial tax deductions, personal and corporate members receive a wide range of membership benefits.

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We have several ticket options and group based pricing that can accommodate your specific needs.

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Youth Initiative

We train our youth for excellence. The Black Academy of Arts and Letters has cultivated exceptional talent among youth in the performing, visual, literary and cinematic arts for over 47 years. Our iconic programs such as the Young Gifted & Black Artists, Promising Young Artists Series, Summer Arts Intensive Education Training Program with the Masters and our Summer Youth Arts Institute have attracted nationwide acclaim.