Stroede Center for the Arts

Celebrating 14 years of entertainment!

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Welcome to the Stroede Center

The Stroede Center for the Arts is home to the Defiance Community Cultural Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the performing arts, communication, and historic preservation in Defiance.  It is also home to Defiance Community Television, the local public access station and DCCC partner in advocacy for the arts.

The Stroede Center has become an important hub for community arts and cultural events.  In addition to the DCCC Performance Series, it hosts the Young People's Theatre Guild, Fort Defiance Players, Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum, music recitals, a film series, and other special events.

Be sure to subscribe to our monthly upcoming events email to get up-to-date information on our events.

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Jason Lyle Black
September 24, 7:30 pm
Stroede Center

Jason Lyle Black is an award winning pianist, entertainer, and composer famous for his unique blend of music and humor. Also known as the “Backwards Piano Man,” Black has performed his blend of music and comedy all over the world. Ellen DeGeneres described his performance on her show as “unbelievable.”  Tickets $15.

COVID Update

We continue to monitor the COVID situation. Due to the rise in cases, we have made the decision to require all of our employees to wear masks at our events.  We recommend that our audience members wear a mask as well.  We feel this is best for everyone's safety.

Before planning on attending a DCCC event, please check our website, visit us on Facebook, or give us a call for the most up-to-date information.

Ohio Arts Council

Defiance Community Cultural Council is proud
to be supported by the Ohio Arts Council.

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Stroede Center for the Arts

Address

319 Wayne Ave
Defiance, OH, 43512

About us

Stroede Center for the Arts is administered by the Defiance Community Cultural Council, a non-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion of the performing arts, communication, and historic preservation.