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Lensic Performing Arts Center

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Usually for concerts with The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. But many other categories of... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
James W
Irvine, California
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Wonderful ballet from one of the greats. Principal dancer Ulricht (sp?) is wonderful dancer and... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Ken G
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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We are Santa Fe, N.M.'s premier performing arts center located in the historic Lensic Theater in the heart of downtown Santa Fe.Our MissionThe nonprofit Lensic Performing Arts Center enriches lives by bringing diverse art and people together in the...more
211 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2128
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Usually for concerts with The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. But many other categories of entertainment are offered at this nonprofit community-supported organization. Located just a short 2 minute walk from the Plaza, it is a National Trust Property. Built in 1930 and opened in...More

Thank James W
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful ballet from one of the greats. Principal dancer Ulricht (sp?) is wonderful dancer and teacher.

Thank Ken G
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We have attended numerous panel discussions, author readings and interviews plus musical programs from jazz to classical and always been pleased with both the venue and the offerings. The Lannan series, Santa Fe Institute programs and the Disruptive Dialogue series are always good and often...More

Thank Jill J
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Was lucky to get a tour of the venue from the gracious staff. The historic elements are perfectly preserved while modern amenities and comfort are well accommodated! Many excellent local presenters (local performers from Folklorico dance companies were arriving for rehearsal) along with international artists...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Gorgeous theatre. Went to see a guest speaker and also was interested in the theatre. Worth on both. Theatre is operated as a nonprofit and appears to be well supported by the community.

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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

We arrived for a few days visit to Santa Fe and although we had done some research on the city and what it had to offer we had not noted anything about the theatre. We stumbled upon it when we visited tourist office on our...More

Thank gneukian
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Nicely staged & Wallace Shawn was brilliant as Narrator. Couple this with Piazzolla's “Primavera porteña”/ “Oblivion”/ “Libertango” for a memorable evening. I'd certainly like to see more of the piano Duo, Anderson & Roe!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Wonderful, historic Performing Arts Center in heart of down town Santa Fe. Acoustics were great for the country blue grass concert we attended. Theatre staff courteous and helpful. Lens is located in area with several nice restaurants and dozens of high end art galleries, native...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Perfect evening addition to a Sante Fe day. A great location to inspire thought and experience the brains of Sante Fe!

Thank Stacy L
Reviewed June 23, 2017

This building is so well maintained. Beautiful. The best way to experience the Lensic is by attending a performance (we were lucky enough to have been able to get tickets by waiting for returns just prior to the show). If possible, before going to Santa...More

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June 23, 2017|
Response from Cynthia102323 | Reviewed this property |
The Lensic has an Event Calendar on their website.
June 23, 2017|
Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
August 3rd - National Theatre Live in HD - Salome August 5th - Chris Botti August 9th & 10th - Stars of American Ballet
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