Welcome

Welcome to TEF's 81st season of spectacular performances! This season showcases a wide variety of musical genres and composers.

We thank our loyal patrons for returning year after year to share these uplifting experiences with us. We also thank our generous donors who recognize the vital role of performing arts in a thriving community.

We look forward to seeing you at the Thomasville Center for the Arts auditorium this season!

Staff & Officers

Rick Ivey, Executive/Artistic Director
Joan Sowell, Director of Administration
Charlotte Brown, President
Janice Faircloth, Artistic Director Emeritus

Barbara Lee, VP Education
Ann Larson, VP Box Office
Karl Barton, VP Marketing
Adam Carvin, VP Production
Melissa McMillan, VP Hospitality

Linda Tarver, Secretary
Rick Carlson, Treasurer

To reach a TEF officer, please call the office at 229-226-7404 or email tef@rose.net.

Board of Trustees:
Charlotte Arnold
Karl Barton
Charlotte Brown
Sherrie Callaway
Rick Carlson
Adam Carvin
Katie Chastain
Barbara Clinebell
Pam Davis
John Hand
Linda Hester
Jamie Watt Jones
Ann Larson
Barbara Lee
Ginny LeGette
Andre’ Marria
Melissa McMillan
Pat Pankey
Laura Pike
Ann Scheib
Sandi Shaw
Shelba Sellers
Mary Kathryn Sibley
Carol Singletary
Scott Sterling
Linda Tarver
Claire Timm
Linda Wann
Nadia Watts
Sue White
Howard Woodard
Pamela Wright

General Information

We ask that you turn off cellular phones and all other electronic devices before performances begin. Artists' contracts strictly prohibit the unauthorized use of cameras and recording equipment of any type.

TEF Office Hours and Contact Information:

Monday - Thursday, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
229-226-7404 | click to email

Box Office and Prepaid Ticket Desk

The box office and prepaid ticket desk, located in the auditorium lobby, open one hour before each performance. Click here to purchase tickets online

Release of Seats

If you are unable to attend a concert for which you have tickets, please call or email the TEF office to release your seats and enable people on our waiting list to purchase tickets for sold-out performances. TEF mails acknowledgements to ticket holders who release their seats at least 48 hours in advance.

Pre-concert Buffets

Season ticket holders receive invitations to pre-concert buffets hosted by TEF in the Main Gallery of the Center for the Arts. Seating is limited for these popular events and paid reservations are required in advance. Please call to inquire about seating opportunities.

Concert Venues

click here for interactive map and directions
Thomasville Center for the Arts: 600 East Jackson Street

Handicap Accommodation

Handicap parking, a ramp, and an elevator are located at the Washington Street entrance to the Center for the Arts. To arrange for assistance, please contact the TEF office.