Syracuse City Arts Council

The SCAC Board wants to say Thank You to Tara Wilson and Cindy Hellewell for their years of volunteering time and dedication to this organization, and service to their community. We wish them well in their new endeavors. They will be greatly missed.

SCAC’s Junior Theatre committee wants to thank all the youth who auditioned for Matilda Jr. It was an incredibly difficult decision to cast 70 children from the 95 who auditioned. They were all so wonderfully talented. THANK YOU FOR AUDITIONING! Matilda Jr. will be performed Nov 4-6 at the Syracuse Arts Academy Antelope campus, and tickets will go on sale October 1st.

The Symphony Orchestra is resuming their Tuesday evening rehearsals to perform concerts in the fall, Christmas, later winter, and spring, with the dates to be determined soon. If anyone is interested in joining, contact

SCAC Jazz Band is also rehearsing and will be performing at the Pumpkin Walk venue as a pre-show. Interested? Contact or visit their Facebook page

Board vacancy: Do you love the performing arts? Were you looking for a way to serve your community? Then we want you! The Syracuse City Arts Council has a position open on our Board of Directors for any Syracuse resident who is interested in serving our community, specifically:

First, to present live productions for the cultural education, entertainment, and inspiration of the community.

Second, to foster and develop the artistic talents and skills of families and individuals within Syracuse and the surrounding communities.

Third, to encourage and sponsor social activities designed to foster the foregoing purposes of the Organization.

Board members attend monthly meetings, which are held the first Wednesday of each month. We expect the term for this board position to start Sept. 2021, and end Aug. 2025. Please send your letters of interest to Please include your contact information, including address to verify you are a resident of Syracuse, and why you wish to serve on the SCAC Board in your letter. Submitted letters of interest received on or before Sept 28, 2021, will be considered by the Board at the Oct 6, 2021, SCAC Board meeting

The SCAC will be having their monthly Board meeting on October 6th, at 8 p.m., at the Syracuse City Hall. These meetings are open to the public, and individuals wishing to make public comments will be limited to three minutes each. You may send ideas or comments to; your email will be read to the SCAC Board of Directors.

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