Nestled in the Catskill mountains, in the highly accessible university city of Oneonta, Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center is a not-for-profit entertainment and civic center that serves the cultural, educational, and community needs of the Otsego, Delaware, and Chenango region.

Our Services

Space Rental

A Flexible Event Space For All Occasions




Music, Theater, Comedy, Dance and More!

A Cultural Hub

Arts, Education, and Community

What’s new at Foothills?

Upcoming Event Schedule

This Month at Foothills!

A look at everything going on here at Foothills this month!

Descendants: The Musical

Orpheus Theatre presents Descendants: The Musical! A thrilling new production filled with laughter, excitement, beloved Disney characters, and chart-topping songs from the films!

Audition opportunity!

Announcing auditions for Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, the hilarious play written by Alan Ball (True Blood, American Beauty, Six Feet Under)

Audition opportunity!

Otsego County’s newest RHPS cast “Inside Insanity” is looking to add to its shadow cast for performances in October at the Foothills in Oneonta, and the Wieting in Worcester. No stage experience needed!


Jillian's Dance Arts

SAVE THE DATE!!! You don’t want to miss our 10th year extravaganza! These extremely talented kids are ready to put on their best show yet! 

Stand Up Comedy featuring JP Lambiase!

Stand up comedy at Foothills with local celeb, JP Lambiase!


Step into our own version of Wonderland; one with dancing, face painting, specialty cocktails, prizes, fashion and DRAG performances!

Young Improvisors Collective

Collaborative music making and improvisation workshop!


GOLD DUST WOMAN is the ULTIMATE TRIBUTE Show, celebrating the legendary and beloved career of STEVIE NICKS

Community Contra Dance

Community Contra Dance featuring music by Balter! 

The Downtown Men - A Tribute to Billy Joel

Mat Beadle and The Downtown Men playing Billy Joel’s greatest hits!

Dazed and Confused 30th Anniversary Screening

We’re teaming up with Film Otsego for a very special 30th Anniversary Screening! Cash bar and after party!


A rock n roll tribute to the legendary AC/DC!

JIMKATA live in concert with special guests, Part Time Step Dads

The boys are back in town for a proper O-Town Throwdown!

The Inaugural Foothills Fringe!

September 22, 23 & 24

Oneonta Farmer's Market

Every Saturday 9 am to 12 pm. May to October on Market Street next to Foothills PAC, rain or shine. November to April in Foothills Performing Arts Center

The Met Opera: Live in HD

Take a look at the upcoming 2022-23 season of live broadcasts directly from the world famous Metropolitan Opera House!

Community Theatre at Foothills!

Bigger Dreams Productions presents multiple theatrical performances at Foothills every year!


Little Delaware Youth Ensemble

Nurturing musical excellence for 20 years, LDYE rehearses at Foothills and hosts a number of free performances too!    

New Life Oneonta

New Life Oneonta is a Free Methodist Church meeting at Foothills on Sunday mornings at 10:00!

Orpheus Theatre

Orpheus Theatre was founded in 1984, and has been firmly rooted in the community ever since.

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Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center

24 Market Street, Oneonta, NY 13820


Client & Guest Testimonials

“Amazing events put on by these guys every single time. From a wedding reception, to plays, to health fairs, and many many many other events I have attended here. Love this place!!!”
Aaron Chapin

“The staff helped me put together a lovely reception for my daughter and her husband. It was an evening to remember. I recommend this venue!”
Donna Jane

“Personal attention. Easy to work with. Flexibility is infinite. Staff goes above and beyond to suit needs of every event whether it’s big or small. Have been playing there since day one. Hope to continue indefinitely.”
Patrick del Rosario

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