The Paramount and Stateside Theatres stand as the crown jewels of Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas. The theatres strive to provide the finest theatre and performing arts experiences to the broadest possible audiences in the Central Texas area. We believe that such experiences can enrich the quality of lives of our area's citizens and provide communal nourishment of mind and spirit for a better understanding of our world. As a part of the Austin Theatre Alliance, the Paramount Academy for the Arts provides programs that focus on the youth of Central Texas, including active partnerships with more than 100 schools and 40 non-profits throughout the region, serving around 22,000 children annually. The Paramount Academy for the Arts aims to integrate the arts across all curriculum, ensuring that we are raising creative, empathetic, literate and collaborative thinkers in all our schools.