What will the Arts Center include?

The Coppell Arts Center is planned to be 32,250-square-foot, one-story building, that will include:

  • Courtyard plaza
  • Exhibit, classroom, and office space
  • Flexible theater
  • Main stage theater
  • Multipurpose room that expands the facility’s use beyond just the arts

There are three main areas:

  • The main performance hall will seat up to 441 patrons and will include 2,200 square feet of stage space.
  • The black box/flex theater will seat 195 patrons (depending on seating arrangement) and total 2,650 square feet.
  • The multi-purpose space will total 2,000 square feet, accommodate 100 to 165 people and will be used for community and arts organizations to hold rehearsals and meetings.

In addition to the three main areas, there will be a gallery and studio space:

  • The gallery will provide pre-function, waiting, gallery, banquets, lectures, and concessions. The space provides natural light and panoramic views to the Old Town Square. Artwork will be displayed in the gallery and multi-purpose areas.
  • The studio provides flexible classroom space intended for visual, textile, and graphic artists, but it can be used in a variety of ways. The studio contains tables, chairs, cabinets and storage.

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1. How will the Arts Center be used?
2. How is the construction of the Arts Center being funded?
3. What is the Arts Center’s mission?
4. Does the Arts Center meet Coppell Recreation and Development Corporation (CRDC) fund criteria?
5. What will the Arts Center include?
6. Why did the City choose to build a new Arts Center instead of renovating the existing Center for the Arts?
7. When was the idea for the Arts Center developed?
8. Why were the original seating plans for the Arts Center expanded?