Center for Performing Arts

Center for Performing Arts, exterior view


The Western Illinois University Center for Performing Arts supports the academic mission and programs in the WIU College of Fine Arts and Communication, as well as serves as a cultural and performing arts destination for the campus community, the city of Macomb and the entire region.

The Center for Performing Arts is the first Macomb campus building constructed with public funds in nearly 40 years. The 130,000-square foot Center for Performing Arts includes a 1,400-seat proscenium theatre auditorium with two balconies, a 250-seat thrust theatre and a 150-seat studio theatre. The facility also houses theatre, dance and jazz rehearsal studios to fulfill the academic mission of the building.

For more information about the Center for Performing Arts, select the link to the Factsheet PDF to the right.

Factsheet - April 2014 (PDF)

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Photos and Renderings

Exterior View 1 Exterior View 2
Proscenium View 1 Proscenium View 2
Studio View