To engage, inspire & educate through the performing arts &  related fine & applied arts.

To create original art that is mesmerizing and transformative in its power to connect participants to the essential truths of their humanity.

CELEBRATING OUR 50TH ANNIVERSARY Gateway Performance Productions is a 501(3)(c) non-profit arts organization founded in Atlanta, GA in 1974. Gateway’s original performances, classes and workshops have toured to 36 states in the U.S. and 13 other countries. The Company has also created award-winning productions for film, television and radio and presents outreach programs throughout Metro Atlanta as well as events, classes, workshops and exhibits at Gateway’s venue – The Mask Center.


If Eventbrite is Sold Out, please contact: gateway@gatewayperformanceproductions.org In your subject line put SEATS. In the your email message put: # of SEATS you are requesting and your EMAIL ADDRESS – so we can respond.


Gateway’s ​The Mask Center – located in the Little Five Points Community Center –  is a long term project that serves as a venue for the Company’s performances, rehearsals, in-person and virtual classes in acting, creative writing, drawing, mask-making and mime/physical theatre. See  Class Schedule. The Center also features an ongoing exhibit of museum quality theatrical masks created by Michael Hickey and provides affordable fees for use as a performing, rehearsal and meeting space for both established and emerging arts organizations and individual artists.   

Visit Gateway’s 10 foot tall,  hand carved wooden totemic outdoor art installation located at the corner of Euclid and Austin Aves. on the grounds of the Little 5 Points Community Center. Faces of the Moon is a tribute to women of all ages created by Michael Hickey, Walter Stark and Sandra Hughes. We are raising funds for Part Two of this installation, which will visually map the seasons.


Photo – Sandra Hughes

Free Classes For Veterans

Health and Wellness Health and wellness agencies make it possible for Gateway to provide arts programs by prescription from medical doctors, therapists and certified social workers. This programming serves diverse communities  – including youth ages 12 to 26 diagnosed with anxiety, depression and/or suicidal ideation, elders throughout the state of Georgia age 65 and up who suffer from isolation as well as homeless military veterans temporarily housed at Atlanta’s Fort McPherson.Gateway’s Producing Artistic Director Sandra Hughes has received  both “Outstanding Partner” and “Outstanding Community Service” Awards from the City of Atlanta and an“Unsung Hero Award” from  Fulton County’s Department of Aging and Youth Services for her arts programs for her local community.

Your support is needed to continue this vitally important programing. Please include Gateway in your charitable giving. The Company  is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible. To Contribute CLICK HERE  and please use your receipt to document your charitable deduction.​

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