The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of College of the Canyons, a California community college located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355. The $18.3-million facility boasts a spectacular 7,500-square-foot proscenium theater with a state-of-the-art sound system and 886 seats, as well as the experimental Black Box theater. Funded by the State of California ($15.9 million) and the City of Santa Clarita ($2.4 million), the 47,000 square-foot center features instructional, community and professional entertainment and informational programs. Designed with a green room, scene shops, costume and property storage, orchestra pit, make-up/dressing room areas, lockers, showers, ticket booth and snack bar, the Performing Arts Center is a one-of-a-kind performance destination for community members in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Photos of the Performing Arts Center
The Performing Arts Center has been constructed to accommodate patrons with accessibility requirements. Accessible seating is available on the main floor in the Orchestra seating section of Row E or the Rear Orchestra section of Row P. An usher will be happy to escort you to the elevator for access to Row E of the Orchestra. Transfer seats may also be available and an usher will be happy to assist with the storing of your wheelchair during the performance. Along with advance notice, it is recommended that patrons using wheelchairs be accompanied by a companion to provide assistance. Seating for up to three companion patrons is available next to the wheelchair or transfer accessible patron seat. Depending on availability, seats for additional guests will be located as close as possible to the accessible seat location. Patrons, who wish to request additional disability-related accommodations, including sign-language interpreters, should contact the PAC Box Office & Patron Services at (661) 362-5304 no later than two weeks prior to the performance date to ensure best possible arrangements. The Black Box venue and the Cabaret on Stage venue have also been constructed to accommodate attendance by patrons with accessibility requirements.
To purchase wheelchair or transfer accessible seating:
Tickets for people with accessible needs, subject to availability, may be purchased in multiple ways:
1. Contact the PAC Box Office & Patron Services at (661) 362-5304 during business hours of 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
2. Email the Box Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Visit the PAC Box Office & Patron Services location on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons
4. Order online – To order Online:
5. Please Note: Wheelchair (remain in wheelchair) and Transfer (wheelchair patron transfers to theatre seat) seating is reserved exclusively for patrons with accessible needs and their companions (up to three companions per wheelchair and transfer accessible patron). The purchase or use of accessible seating by patrons without accessible needs is strictly prohibited and can result in relocation or revoked ticket privileges without refund.
The main stage of the Performing Arts Center is equipped with an Infrared assistive listening system and headsets may be used at any seat. Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) amplify and clarify sound by cutting down or eliminating ambient noise. Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) may be requested from any usher or house manager upon arrival at the performance in the PAC Lobby. Please note that a photo ID or credit card is required to check out an ALD for the duration of the performance.
SUITABLE FOR YOUTH
Performances throughout the season represent a wide range of artistic expression and audience appeal. While many performances may be appropriate for younger children, it is always best to read the event description and content notes of every performance so you can make the best decision for your family and children.
The PAC Box Office is located at the venue (north end of lobby) and is accessed from the outside through ticket windows. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The PAC Box Office is also open two hours prior to show time for main stage events, and one hour prior to show time for Black Box events. Contact the Box Office via phone at (661) 362-5304, fax at (661) 362-5310 or email at email@example.com.
Please contact the Box Office at (661) 362-5304 for more information.
A limited number of discounted RUSH tickets for students, educators, military personal, emergency services personnel and seniors 60 and older will be available the evening of specified shows. Please contact the Box Office at (661) 362-5304 for more information.
Gift certificates may be purchased through the Box Office or online in a variety of denominations and are redeemable for COC Presents and Arts on Campus (college productions) performances, depending on seating available at time of redemption.
Would you like to serve on our Front of House team? As a volunteer, you get to see the performance you are ushering and earn credits toward free tickets to see upcoming productions! Follow the link below and scroll to the bottom of the page for more information.
BLACK BOX THEATER
The Black Box, located at the northwest end of the PAC, is a unique “flexible seating” venue featuring new and experimental productions. Due to the nature of the theater, the exact number of seats available for performances is often not known until close to opening night. Therefore, a limited number of seats will be placed on sale at the beginning of the season until the exact seating count has been confirmed by the technical staff. All seating in the Black Box Theater is general admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact the Box Office at (661) 362-5304 for more information.
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