Project Description

Client: DeKalb County
Location: Decatur, GA
Surface Area: 40,000 SF

New construction of a 40,000 square foot performing arts and community center that includes a two-story lobby that acts as a separate event space or pre-function area complete with and concession areas equipped with full service catering kitchens. The 500-seat auditorium/theater contains a complete control room, lighting, sound, and acoustical wall treatments. The stage contains full rigging for several different set ups including an orchestra shell and boasts an automatic floor lift system that is in place during non-orchestral performances but may be automatically lowered to accommodate an orchestra pit. Also included in the center is a separate Black Box theater with curtained walls and hardwood flooring to accommodate multiple types of events/performances. Also included is a multi-purpose community room, classrooms, conference rooms, administrative offices, and dressing rooms.