Indian Head Center for the Arts at the Black Box |

Charles County, Maryland

Indian Head Center for the Arts at the Black Box

Indian Head Center for the Arts at the Black Box

The Indian Head Center for the Arts (IHCA), in Indian Head, Maryland, is dedicated to the cultural advancement of the region through education, arts and entertainment. The Black Box Theater is an intimate 84-seat venue featuring a 450 square foot stage. The stage provides a unique setting suitable for performances such as plays, musicals, dance, recitals, readings and theater workshops. Rental of the stage area by outside performance groups are invited to consider the Black Box for their presentations, receptions, and smaller venues. In addition, the newly renovated second level serves as a multi-purpose space and is available for rent for activities such as workshops, tutoring, private and comfortable meetings in a fully decorated conference room, dance instruction and other studio, teaching and community activities.

The recent renovations at IHCA, which were made possible in part by grants from the State of Maryland, Charles County Government and Town of Indian Head, increased the building's space by almost 50 percent and offers residents of all ages the ability to take instruction in the arts, view quality theatrical performances and ultimately come together in an inspiring setting.

Entertainment at the Black Box is intimate and varied. It includes professional performances such as Shakespeare, musicals, drama, comedy clubs and murder mysteries as well as professional theater. The Black Box continues to expand its offerings with a venue for variety of shows such as an Indian Head Idol which will feature local talent; a new Artist Showcase invites local musicians to perform, Open Mic Night and more. Budding artist of all experience level will surely want to call Black Box their home.

Our partnerships with Port Tobacco Players and Hickory Dickory Dark are essential to our success by offering creative and imaginative performances. Our community programs provide cultural activities for our children and their families and are essential in encouraging and enlightening their love of the arts. Our next venture is providing children’s movie night as well as one catering to our neighbors in the military at the base in Indian Head. There’s always something new and exciting right around the bend in Indian Head.

Uniquely intimate, the Black Box is an experience not found elsewhere in our region. Come see for yourself, you will be amazed. Visit us at website at Or, call for our offerings at 301-743-3040. We are in the heart of Indian Head at 4185 Indian Head Highway. Contact Pam Frank for additional information.

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4185 Indian Head Highway
Indian Head, MD 20640