City of Platteville
Platteville is a friendly community nestled among unglaciated
("driftless") rolling hills of southwestern Wisconsin. With a population of
a little over 11,000, it is the largest city in this corner of the state. The
four-lane Highway 151 between Madison and Dubuque provides easy access.
Platteville is conveniently located near Dubuque, Iowa and Galena, Illinois. Madison, Wisconsin is within one hour of
Platteville. This is
the link to the City's website. The Platteville Municipal Auditorium is
located in Platteville's City Hall at 75 North Bonson Street.
Want to be seen? Want your voice heard? Whether your venue is large or
small, Lifeline of Platteville, Wisconsin can provide the lighting and
amplification you require. The Friends of Platteville
Municipal Auditorium would like to thank them for their expertise and generosity
in providing the auditorium with systems that can grow with our future.
Whether you are located in Platteville, Lancaster, Dodgeville, or Boscobel, State Theatres give you the best show in town. They offer the latest
hit films at bargain prices, hot fresh popcorn and ice cold sodas. State
Theatres LLC provided the refurbished seating in the Municipal Auditorium,
transported it, and paid for the installation. The Friends of Platteville
Municipal Auditorium would like to thank them for their generosity.
Cheryl's Costume Closet
Cheryl's Costume Closet is an adult-sized costume
rental shop in Platteville, Wisconsin. Specializing in hand-made and custom
costumes, you're sure to find something unique for your next costume event.
Expanded hours are offered in October for your convenience.
Cheryl's Costume Closet is the costumier of choice for the Platteville Community
Theatre at the Municipal Auditorium.
Academy of Ballet Arts
The Academy brings classical training in ballet as well as other dance disciplines to the people of southwestern Wisconsin.
Two studio locations offer a full range of classes for both students interested
in a career in dance and for those who are looking for enjoyable exercise. Class
sizes are kept small to allow the greatest individual attention and growth. Through positive reinforcement (with a healthy dose of humor) students gain confidence and artistic skill.
SABA provides foam-supported wood flooring at each studio location to reduce muscle fatigue and prevent injuries.
Mineral Point Opera House
Since 1915 the Mineral Point Opera House has offered the community an outstanding venue for a diverse program
of musical, dance and theatrical presentations.
They are proud to be the home of the Shake Rag Players and the Mineral Point Film Society.
Thanks to generous donors, the theater
now boasts updated heating and air conditioning,
a sprinkler system, historically accurate
seating, glorious plasterwork and decorative arts painting. The Opera House in
picturesque Mineral Point is well worth your time.
Grand Opera House - Dubuque
Between 1839 and 1890 the Grand Opera House of Dubuque hosted more "big" shows than any other
venue in a city of comparable size in the United States. Famous show business
names appearing at the Grand include Al Jolson, George M. Cohan, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Russell, Sarah Bernhardt and a young Henry Fonda.
Dubuque's favorite venue is newly restored and still providing great
entertainment. Check the latest!
University of Wisconsin - Platteville
The University of Wisconsin at Platteville is a focal point for arts in southwestern
Wisconsin. Students develop their aptitude for self-expression, presenting
art, music, speech, and theatre to an appreciative community. In addition, the
Center for the Arts (CFA) on the university campus
presents outstanding professional touring events ranging from comedians,
music and dance, to Broadway shows to the Tri-State area.
Platteville Chamber of Commerce
The Platteville Chamber of Commerce works hard to
ensure every visitor has the best experience possible when choosing to stop in
Platteville. Visit their helpful website for assistance on places to visit and stay.
In addition to helping visitors find their way, the Chamber provides valuable
assistance to area businesses. If you are new to the area, don't forget to
check out their resources. If you run into snags, give them a call!
Their number is 608-348-8888.
Save the Platteville Municipal Auditorium
Dedicated to the preservation of the Platteville
Municipal Auditorium, this Facebook page reminds the residents of Platteville of
the need to preserve this valuable historical city resource for its citizens.
Additionally, it serves as a community bulletin board for past and present