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Welcome to Phillis Wheatley Community Center!

Serving Upstate South Carolina for more than a century.

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WIZ Jr. Phillis Wheatley Repertory Theatre March 17 and 18

Repertory Theatre to perform The WIZ Jr.

Friday, March 17 show is sold out! 

Saturday, March 18 matinee tickets available online only.

Saturday, March 18 evening show at-the-door and online tickets available.

The Phillis Wheatley Repertory Theatre will perform The WIZ Jr. on March 17 and 18 at the Center! This production is a vibrant take on Dorothy’s adventures through the Land of Oz and a fun, family-friendly musical that is considered one of the most popular and creative theatrical adaptations of all time. Packed with iconic songs like “Ease On Down the Road” and “Brand New Day,” this musical includes exciting dance numbers which blend traditional movement from African culture with ballet, jazz, and modern dance!

Our Programs

Through our on-site staff and our community partners, we offer a variety of programming available for the Greenville community. From athletics to our senior social, there’s something for everyone!





Performing Arts

What’s Happening?!

News and Updates

Phillis Wheatley Community Center Board of Directors welcomes new members and elects officers

Three new members were named to the Phillis Wheatley Community Center Board of Directors. Each new member will serve a three-year term. The Board recognized outgoing Chair Ray Lattimore for his dedicated service.

2022 at a Glance

The numbers are in, and 2022 was the most active in recent years for the Phillis Wheatley Community Center! The center’s programs and services for youth, adults and seniors drew more than 27,000 visitors to the upper and lower campuses last year. From the Phillis Wheatley Repertory Theatre for youth to our weekly senior social and basketball, there is something for everyone.

Phillis Wheatley Community Center partners with Swamp Rabbits for Teddy Bear Toss

 Phillis Wheatley Community Center has partnered with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits hockey team for the Teddy Bear Toss night on December 10th! The Greenville Swamp Rabbits are facing off against the South Carolina Stingrays at 7pm. A portion of the proceeds from...

Phillis Wheatley Community Center receives Rose Ball grant to support senior fitness and recreation park

The Charity Ball Board of Greenville held the 2021 Rose Ball on September 24 at the Poinsett Club. Phillis Wheatley Community Center was one of twelve beneficiaries selected to receive a portion of the proceeds. The 2021 beneficiaries were selected from a pool of over...

Phillis Wheatley Alumnus Brandon Coleman becomes Performing Arts Director

Brandon Coleman Brandon Coleman was hired as Performing Arts Director in Spring 2022. Brandon is carrying forward the legacy of the Dwight Woods Repertory Theatre for Youth and bringing it into the next generation, in addition to adding new performing arts programming...

Phillis Wheatley Community Center adds new Client Advocate and Program Manager to team

Phillis Wheatley Community Center is pleased to add two new experienced professionals to our team. Brittany Coleman, Program Manager As the Program Coordinator, Brittany develops and oversees several of the programs at Phillis Wheatley Community Center. Brittany has a...

Phillis Wheatley Community Center featured on Non-Profit Minute

Executive Director of Phillis Wheatley Community Center Randy Jackson was the featured guest in the Who’s on the Move Non-Profit Minute to talk about the Center. https://youtu.be/JKm5oTlohz0

Phillis Wheatley Community Center receives grant from Greenville Women Giving

Greenville Women Giving (GWG) awarded more than $500,000 in grants to six local nonprofits during its annual meeting May 19. Phillis Wheatley Community Center was chosen from a pool of 70 applications as a recipient of $65,000 to fund lighting and technological...

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