The Firehouse Performing Arts Center (FPAC) is a 501.3c non-profit arts organization and community theater located in a historic firehouse in South Minneapolis, MN.

Historic Firehouse Building

Live music and performance art is an essential part of our freedom to create - Jesse Brodd

Our Mission

The Firehouse Performing Arts Center provides multiple community gathering and performance spaces for artists of all disciplines and experience levels to showcase their talents in a warm and supportive environment. We aim to bring new voices and perspectives to the stage to enhance our community and we are committed to maintaining an accessible and inclusive space for all without exception, especially regarding race, gender, age or ability; all are welcome here.

The Firehouse Performing Arts Center is home to The Hook & Ladder Theater and Mission Room, as well as the Cassandra School of Bellydance. We also host several small businesses in the Firehouse offices and offer rental space for arts based classes and instruction.

Executive Director Chris Mozena has been involved in nearly every facet of the music and entertainment industries, from independent record promoter and national radio programming conference coordinator, to record label owner, club GM and arts curator.  Chris has also been a talent booking representative for a number of events, venues and festivals in the upper Midwest. He continues to dedicate himself to developing, educating and promoting the emerging artists in our community.

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