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Defiance Community Auditorium
Originally constructed as part of Defiance High School in the 1920's, this historic auditorium is situated at the south end of the downtown area. The facility serves as venue for various musical and theatrical performances, including the Fort Defiance Players.
The Auditorium is located at: 629 Arabella Street, Defiance OH 43512
Information on Fort Defiance Players: facebook.com/fortdefianceplayers
Huber Opera House and Civic Center
Built as a hotel in 1895 this structure became the try-out theatre for George H. Huber’s larger New York and Chicago theatres. After many years of housing different businesses in downtown Hicksville, the nostalgic feel of the Huber has been restored by a group of determined citizens . The unique facility has the seating capacity for 800 and is used for many community events and attractions as well as being home to the Hicksville Village Players.
157 East High Street, Hicksville, OH 43512 | 419.542.9553 |huberoperahouse.org
Stroede Center for the Arts
Home to the Defiance Community Cultural Council (DCCC) and Defiance Community Television (DCTV) with the mission of providing the great city of Defiance with great art. The 135 seat space with professional video, lighting and sound make a perfect venue for recitals, presentations and even weddings! Regular community events include the Tuttle’s Town and Gown Series, performances by the Young Peoples Theatre Guild, and classical music series Sunday at the Stroede.
319 Wayne Avenue, Defiance OH 43512 | 419-784-3401 | defiancearts.org
Defiance Public Library System
320 Fort Street, Defiance, OH 43512 | 419-782-1456 | defiancelibrary.org
With 41 major areas of study leading to bachelor's, master's and associate degrees in education and business the college serves approximately 1,000 students. The college is a member of NCAA Division III, offering 18 men's and women's sports.
701 N. Clinton Street, Defiance, OH 43512 | 419-784-4010 | defiance.edu