Theatre Macon was founded in 1986 to provide patrons with the opportunity to see theatrical productions at a reasonable cost, to provide members of the community with the opportunity to act in and assist with the production of plays, and to experiment with and present new plays and play forms in keeping with modern drama trends. The theatre also exists to provide education and training in developing interests and skills in performance, playwriting, and production techniques. The theatre also exists to provide an opportunity for apprenticeship in community theatre operation to interested persons.