Lerner Theatre

  • 410 South Main St., Elkhart, IN 46514
  • Tel: (574) 294-4469
  • Fax: (574) 294-8096


The Lerner Theatre, an Elkhart landmark, is part of a revival, a new era for the arts, commerce and life in the heart of our community. The Lerner Theatre is a city owned and operated facility, built in 1924. With the completion of an $18-million-dollar renovation in 2011, The Lerner Theatre has truly put the “heart” back in downtown Elkhart. The Lerner is evidence of this rebirth with its timeless, never-lost quality of an old theatre reborn as a state-of-the-art performance and event facility. It welcomes all types of dance, music and other traveling recitals and competitions to its facility.

• Award-winning palace-era theatre with adjoining 6,000 s.f. elaborate ballroom
• Ballroom can be divided into sections and has audio/visual/screen capabilities
• 2,451 s.f. professional stage
• 1,700+ seat capacity theatre including balcony and boxes
• 10 minutes from I-90
• 1.5 million residents within one-hour drive
• 5 large dressing rooms, 1 artist green room with adjoining private restroom and showers
• Dedicated 540 s.f. hospitality space for catering—tables/chairs available

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The Lerner hosts between 10-20 events on the stage for local and traveling dance studios each year, including annual recitals and dance competitions.


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