504 seats (plus 41 at pit which includes 1 ADA seat)
Orchestra level 366 seats including 5 ADA seats.
Balcony level 96 seats including 4 ADA seats.
Box seating 42 seats including 8 ADA seats.
32,300 square feet (new construction)
2,025-square-foot rehearsal room
4 Dressing rooms (various capacities)
Classrooms and performance practice rooms
Variable Proscenium 42-46 feet width, 24 foot high
Full fly space, counterweight rigging, 37 lines
Ample wing space, stage right: 26, stage left: 20, 26 x 18 rear wing
State of the art sound system
State of the art performance lighting: 2 lighting bridges and follow spot room.
State of the art screening capabilities
Audio-visual system capabilities- conduit and camera locations throughout
Live broadcasting capabilities
Dramatic and processional lobby/pre-function spaces, (interior and exterior)
301-space landscaped parking lot
Special Features, Building Finishes
Outdoor gardens, reflecting pool and fountain
Perimeter landscaping and walls for aesthetics and noise control
Exterior Limestone cladding at lobby, rough board-formed concrete, wood-paneled entry canopy, smooth exterior plaster, structural glass curtain wall, terne-coated steel panels and fascias.
Stone floors at lobby interior with stone and wood paneled walls.
Hardwood floor in auditorium with integral color plaster and wood paneled walls and ceiling reflectors
Private Sector: Individuals, foundations and corporations
Public Sector: State and Federal Government
Lead Fundraising Organization
Santa Monica College Foundation
Renzo Zecchetto Architects of Santa Monica
Estimated Construction Timeline
Groundbreaking: December 2004
Opening: September 2007