Performing Arts Expansion

Grand Valley State University is investing $20 million for an addition and renovations to the Performing Arts Center in Allendale.

Performing Arts Expansion



Construction began in May and will be completed in August 2017.




The two-story, 44,000-square-foot addition will be on the east side of the existing Performing Arts Center and include:

• Three ensemble rooms (New Music, Early Music, Jazz)
• New student study space
• Enlarged student study space in the building's primary lobby (Louis Armstrong Theatre)
• Seven offices, storage space
• A black box theater that will seat approximately 140 people
• Associated theater support spaces, including theater lab, four dressing rooms
• Two theater classrooms


Performing Arts Center new Black Box Theatre

Read more in this MLive article.

First Floor Plan

PAC expansion first floor

Second Floor Plan

Performing Arts Expansion 2nd Floor

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