Peoria Center for the Performing Arts
In 2007 the City of Peoria completed construction of the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. Designed by the architectural firm Westlake Reed Leskosky, this $13 million facility is the cornerstone of a five year downtown revitalization project that will eventually bring retail, residential and business additions to our downtown. The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts is a joint venture with the City of Peoria and Theater Works. Through a 20 year lease agreement, Theater Works will serve as the anchor tenant and operate the 20,000 square foot building. The Peoria Center for the Arts consists of a 280 seat main stage auditorium, an 80+ seat black box theater, classrooms, elegant lobby, dressing rooms, backstage support areas and office space for Theater Works. Understanding the importance of arts on economic impact and development, the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts will bring not only award winning community theater to the downtown area, but also kids programming with summer camps, a traveling "Youth Readers Theater" program and special events throughout the year. Ongoing tours are also available of the facility on a monthly basis.
For more information on Theater Works, as well as shows, programming, special events and tours at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts go to www.TheaterWorks.org or call the Box Office at (623) 815-7930.
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