Abbeville Community Performing Arts Foundation

Abbeville Community Performing Arts Foundation ACPA (1)

At the February 9th, 2021 City Council Meeting the Abbeville City Council voted to approve the inaugural board of the Abbeville Community Performing Arts.  The Board will begin meeting in the coming weeks to plan their official formation and the return of live theater to the Opera House as part of the new diversified lineup of entertainment.  The Inaugural Board Members are as follows:

Audrey Adams

Maria Brotherton

Jordan Clinkscales

Joanna Fleming

Mark Meyers

Jodi Miller

Shelley Reid

Ex Officio Members:

Abbeville City Council: Jason Edwards

Abbeville City Manager: Blake Stone

Erskine College: Brad Christie

ACSD: Darrin Grey

For more information on the ACPA, please contact Chairperson Jodi Miller at:

The ACPA will be tasked with facilitating theatrical performances at the Opera House as well as other community oriented events in tandem with the professional acts brought in by the City's Community Development Department. In a broader context, the ACPA will act as another engine for the economic and cultural development of the City of Abbeville.

Per Ordinance 13-2020, which established the ACPA Foundation, the founding board shall consists of: 

 A. The founding board of the Abbeville Community Performing Arts Foundation shall consist of eleven (11) members. Seven (7) members shall be appointed by City Council and shall have experience in one (1) of the following criteria: 


a. Special event operational management experience 

b. Live performing arts experience 

c. Financial experience 

d. Legal experience 

e. Management experience 


B. The remaining four (4) members will be ex officio members made up of the following individuals: 


a. Designated City of Abbeville City Council person 

b. The City Manager of the City of Abbeville 

c. Designee of the Abbeville County School District 

d. Designee of Erskine College