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Performing Arts CenterCOA – Elizabeth City

Performing Arts Center

The Performing Arts Center (PAC) is located at College of The Albemarle (COA) – Elizabeth City. The PAC is a proscenium house that seats approximately 1,000 guests. We host a full season of exciting events and performances and hope you’ll join us in one of our upcoming shows.

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) 2024-2025 season for COA Student Theatre (COAST) Players will be announced soon. We extend our gratitude to our students, faculty/staff and community for their invaluable contribution to the success of our 2023-2024 season!

YESTERDAY – A Tribute to The Beatles

Since 2001, Yesterday – A Tribute to The Beatles (founded by Don Bellezzo) has toured internationally, with seven tours of Japan and numerous performances in Canada, the Philippines, Hong Kong, the Bahamas, and United States military bases worldwide. Endorsed by Sir Paul McCartney, the group has performed on five continents and has been featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, Showbiz Magazine. The group has also premiered on NBC, CBS, and ABC, among others. Yesterday has entertained at events such as the unveiling of the “Yellow Submarine” Postage Stamp at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. Additionally, they have collaborated with Yesterday Productions on ‘The British Are Coming!’ production, depicting the Beatles’ “Live” US performances, which enjoyed long-term runs in Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe, Reno, and other venues nationwide. As the resident Beatles Show Band for “Legends in Concert,” Yesterday performs in Las Vegas, Nevada and Branson, Missouri, as well as completed successful tours in Mexico and Canada with future tours planned for Canada in 2023.

In their extensive career, Yesterday has garnered recognition from celebrities such as Laurence Juber and Tony Perkins and has been invited to headline events like the annual Joe Johnson’s Beatles Cruise. The group’s accomplishments include a 5-month run at the Tropicana LV Resort Casino on the Las Vegas strip in 2021 and being featured with other Las Vegas celebrities at McCarran International Airport. With a rich history of performances and collaborations, Yesterday continues to captivate audiences worldwide, solidifying their place as one of the premier Beatles tribute bands and contributing to the vibrant entertainment scene in Las Vegas, the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World.’

Sat, July 13, 2024

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Music Fest


Event Date:
Sat,  August 24th

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COA PAC Ad Sheet for the 2024-2025 season will be available soon.


  • Jarvis, Elisabeth

  • Administrative Assistant, Operations

  • COA - Elizabeth City: D 151

  • 252-335-0821 ext. 2358

  • Santa, Mary Elysse

  • Instructor/Director, Drama

  • COA – Elizabeth City: D 144

  • 252-335-0821 ext. 2297