Le Petit Theatre
Established in 1916, Le Petit Theatre has long been one of the premier performing arts venues in New Orleans. Located in the heart of the city’s historic French Quarter—the theater serves as a beacon of culture and entertainment for locals and tourists alike.
From landmark productions like Guys and Dolls to original works written by local playwrights, Le Petit has something for everyone. In fact, this beloved establishment is renowned for its intimate atmosphere and diverse selection of shows that range from classic Broadway hits to bold new plays.
What truly sets Le Petit apart is its commitment to community engagement. Through its outreach programs, the theater strives to provide educational opportunities for children and adults alike who may not have access to resources related to the performing arts. These initiatives are designed to foster meaningful experiences that help cultivate understanding, encourage creativity, and build appreciation for the world around us.
Le Petit also features an array of well-known guest artists from all over the globe who offer master classes and lectures on topics ranging from acting techniques to stage design. This rich mix of talent provides a unique learning environment with new ideas—allowing emerging performers to explore their craft at the highest level possible.