Black Hills Playhouse

We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to deliver exceptional theatre programs that engage diverse people and strengthen South Dakota communities.

About Black Hills Playhouse

The Black Hills Playhouse is committed to creating theatre that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes the human experience in all its diversity. We seek to collaborate with, employ, share the stories of, and engage individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to foster a healthy environment for opportunity and growth through the power of performance art.


The Black Hills Playhouse will create inclusive performing arts experiences as South Dakota's leading professional and educational theatre.


The Black Hills Playhouse delivers exceptional theatre programs that engage diverse people and strengthen South Dakota communities.

What We Do

The Black Hills Playhouse produces professional summer stock theatre in Custer State Park for people in local communities and visitors to the Black Hills; trains and employs artists; offers sleep-away performing arts camps for kids; tours Dakota Players shows which have the capacity to engage up to 55 kids in each community in a musical with lights, sound and costumes; and creates theatre inclusive of children and adults with disabilities in Sioux Falls.

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  • Performance Art
  • Theatrical Productions
  • Snack Bar
  • Youth Theater Camps
  • Adult Theater
  • Kids' Art Camps


It’s a historical, unique experience!

Great plays with fantastic sets. Can't wait to see what they have next year.

Just a good, wholesome, high class entertainment!!

Excellent shows in an intimate setting! The actors are amazing!! They put their heart and soul into the performances! will be so glad you did!!!

Went to the show Mamma Mia last night and it was the best performance ever! I enjoyed every minute of it!!!