Enjoy two Art Galleries, Live Theater, Art or Music Lessons, Rental Space (upstairs) and PCC’s Fine Arts Classrooms, all located in a stunning historic facility.

The Kirby Theater is the main performing arts auditorium at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Uptown Roxboro. The Kirby Theater hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including scheduled performances, Roxboro Little Theater productions, free movie screenings, and rental events. Check out the Kirby Facebook page more the most current updates on events and happenings!

PCC assists with Kirby Rebirth project

In 2011, a partnership between Piedmont Community College and Person County Government was formed to develop the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex on Main Street in Uptown Roxboro.

The Kirby Rebirth: Upstairs-Uptown renovation was a great success with the help of numerous sponsors. The upstairs area of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex now includes includes 3 larger areas for family gatherings, wedding receptions, business retreats, and more. In addition, four studio spaces are available for classes, business meetings, and other smaller gatherings.

Contributors included

  • Diamond Sponsor: Main Street Solutions Fund
  • Platinum Sponsor: Roxboro Savings Bank
  • Gold Sponsors: Eaton Charitable Fund, Duke Energy Foundation, Person County Tourism Development Authority, Kiwanis Club of Roxboro, Person County Home Builders Association, Wells Fargo, Union Bank and Trust, Co., Roxboro Rotary Club, City of Roxboro, Marion Stedman Covington Foundation, PCC Foundation
  • Silver Sponsors: Lem Kirby, John Kirby, and Ann Kirby (in honor of their father, Wallace Kirby), Roxboro Development Group, William and Charley Bullock, Roxboro Woman’s Club, Drs. Walter and Melissa Bartlett, ReMax Premier Realty
  • Bronze Sponsors: Bushy Fork Grange, Judy and Grayden Spivey (in memory of Doug Newell), Janie Clayton, Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce, Jean Newell (in memory of Doug Newell)


Erin G. Hill
Director/Instructor, Cultural Arts Program
(336) 597-1709 | Kirby Cultural Arts Complex

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Kirby Rebirth facade and marquee