The Theater of the Performing Arts at the Learning Corridor was completed in January 2001. The facility consists of a beautiful proscenium theater with a seating capacity of 600, a small black-box theater with flexible seating, lobbies, classrooms, scene shop, costume shop and dressing rooms.

The Theater of the Performing Arts is fully equipped and designed to accommodate theatrical and event presentations of all types. The auditorium has superior sight lines, well-designed wheel-chair accessibility, and excellent acoustics. The theater contains a fully rigged stage house and a complete inventory of lighting and audio equipment.

                                                 THEATER FACTS
                                        MAIN STAGE AUDITORIUM:
Seating Capacity 622
Wheelchair Capacity 12
                                      BLACK BOX AUDITORIUM
Seating Capacity 120 (approximate)

                                  MAIN STAGE AUDITORIUM SPECS

Stage Dimensions
83 ft. W x 34 ft. D
Proscenium Opening
48 ft. W x 21 ft. H
Grid Height 54 ft. - 8 in.
Wing Space Stage Right - 17 ft. to wall
Stage Left - 18 ft.-3 in. to lock rail
Power 200 Amp 3 Phase Company Switch located USL
Orchestra Pit semi circular, capacity for 15
  • The stage house is fully rigged with a counterweight system consisting of 38 line sets including 6 dedicated electrics.
  • The lock rail is located stage left at stage level.
  • Both black and white dance floors are available.
  • The theater is equipped with a Kawai baby grand piano.
                The theater maintains a full complement of draperies including:
Main Traveller (2) Lined Black Velour 50 % Fullness - 26 ft. h 30 ft. w
Borders (5) Black Velour (no fullness) - 12 ft. h 60 ft. w

Legs (10)

Black Velour (no fullness) - 26 ft. h 12 ft. w
Panels (4) Black Velour 50% Fullness - 26 ft. h 32 ft. w
Scrim (1) Black Sharkstooth - 26 ft. h 60 ft. w
Scrim (1) Light Blue Sharkstooth - 26 ft. h 60 ft. w
Scrim (1) White Sharkstooth - 26 ft. h 60 ft. w
Cyc (1) Seamless Muslin - 26 ft. h 60 ft. w
Controller ETC ION
Dimmers 288 ETC Sensor (dimmer per circuit)
Fixtures 28 ETC Source Four 19 degree
44 ETC Source Four 26 degree
30 ETC Source Four 36 degree
36 ETC Source Four Par
8 L&E 3 Circuit MR 16 75W Strip Light
7 Altman GC 3 Cell, 3 Circuit Cyc Light
Follow Spot 2 Lycian 1200W HMI
Mixing Console Midas M32

4 Shure Beta 58
4 Shure Beta 57
4 Shure SM 58
2 Shure BG 4.1

Wireless Microphones

4 Sennheiser Handheld 835 Capsule
12 Additional Lavaliers (ME2 or  E6)

                                        SUPPORT SPACES:
Dressing Rooms Men and women's dressing rooms with capacity for 16 each, equipped with mirrors, restrooms and showers.
Scene Shop Fully equipped scene shop adjacent to theater.
Classrooms Classrooms can be used as break out rooms for conference events. Seating capacities when set up with theater style seating are as follows:
Room 115 - 20
Room 117 - 50
Room 205 - 20
Room 211 - 50
Room 212 - 50
Room 213 - 75
                                        FRONT OF HOUSE:
Box Office Professionally staffed box office providing 24-hour phone order capability.
Lobbies Spacious lobbies including coat check and concessions area.