Performance Venues for Student Groups

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    Looking for a place for your student group to peform in Virginia?

    Check out some of these great venues below or contact ctorricelli@virginia.org for more.

    band performing at Busch Gardens

     

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Contact: Candace Masengale
    One Busch Blvd.
    Williamsburg, VA 23185
    757-253-3361
    Performances Accepted: Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Performing Arts (Dance and Darama), Stationery Choral
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities: Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers: Varies, call for information
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Chairs, Podium
    Stage Dimensions: Varies
    Motorcoach Parking: Varies

    Kings Dominion
    Contact: Amanda Mason
    16000 Theme Park Way
    Doswell, VA 23047
    804-876-5710
    Amanda.Mason@kingsdominion.com
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned and Non-auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Parades, Performing Arts (Dance and Drama), Stationery Choral, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities: Yes
    Storage Available: No
    Maximum Performers: Varies, call for information
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Keyboard, Chairs, Chimes, Drums, Music Stand, Podium, Risers
    Stage Dimensions: Varies, largest is 60’ X 40’
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    National Museum of the Marine Corps
    Contact: Gwenn Adams
    18900 Jefferson Davis Highway
    Triangle, VA 22172
    703-784-6134
    gwenn.adams@usmc.mil
    Performances Accepted: Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Jazz Ensembles, Non-auditioned Parades, Stationery Choral
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 75
        Standing: 100
    A/V Equipment Available: Chairs
    Stage Dimensions: Call for information
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    Nauticus Maritime Science
    Contact: Linda A. Harmon
    One Waterside Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23510
    757-664-1034
    linda.harmon@norfolk.gov
    Performances Accepted: Concert Bands and Orchestras, Jazz Ensembles, Performing Arts (dance and drama)
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities:No
    Storage Available: No
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 200
        Standing: 350
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Chairs, Podium
    Stage Dimensions: Varies
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    Virginia Living Museum
    Contact: Jennifer Turlington
    524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard
    Newport News, VA 23601
    757-534-7402
    rentals@thevlm.org
    Performances Accepted: Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Parades, Stationery Choral, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 40
        Standing: 50
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, Chairs, Podium
    Stage Dimensions: Varies depending on performance area
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes


     

    The Black Box Theatre
    Contact: Pat Walmsley
    44 Franklin Street
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    276-635-5800
    info@twcp.net
    Performances Accepted: Drama Groups, Stationery Choral Groups, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: No
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes


     

    Court Square Theater
    Contact: Michael Weaver
    41-F Court Square
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    540-433-9189
    courtsquaretheater@gmail.com
    Performances Accepted: Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Performing Arts (Dance and Drama), Stationery Choral, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 50
        Standing: 75
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Chairs, Music Stand, Podium
    Stage Dimensions: 35' X 20'
    Motorcoach Parking: No
     

    Heartwood: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway
    Contact: Anne-Lewis Vowell
    One Heartwood Circle
    Abingdon, VA 24210
    276-492-2400
    sales@myswva.org
    Performances Accepted: Festivals and Competitions, Parades, Performing Arts (dance and drama), Stationery Choral, Workshops and Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 20
        Standing: 35
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Chairs, Music Stand, Podium
    Stage Dimensions: Call for information
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    Hylton Performing Arts Center
    Contact: Susan E. Landess
    George Mason University – Prince William Campus
    10960 University Blvd.
    Manassas, VA 20110
    703-993-9344
    slandess@gmu.edu
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned and Non-auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Parades, Performing Arts (dance and drama), Stationery Choral, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 200
        Standing: 400
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Keyboard, Chairs, Chimes, Drums, Music Stand, Podium, Risers
    Stage Dimensions: 40’ X 50’
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes


     

    Jefferson Center
    Contact: Dylan Locke
    541 Luck Avenue
    Roanoke, VA 24016
    540-343-2624
    info@jeffcenter.org
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned and Non-Auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Parades, Performing Arts (dance and drama), Stationery Choral, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 900
        Standing: N/A
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Keyboard, Chairs, Music Stand, Podium, Risers
    Stage Dimensions: 40’ X 35’
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    Lehman Auditorium
    Contact: Cheryl Armstrong
    1191 Park Road
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    540-432-4662
    conferences@emu.edu
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned and Non-auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Jazz Ensembles, Parades, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers: Call for information
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Chairs, Music Stand, Podium, Risers
    Stage Dimensions: N/A
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    Liberty Mountain Snowflex Center
    4000 Candlers Mountain Rd
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    434-582-3539 or 866-504-7541
    Snowflex@liberty.edu
    Performances Accepted: Choral incorporating movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Dance Groups, Festivals, Parades, Stationery Choral Groups
    Indoor/Outdoor: Call for info.
    Changing Facilities:Call for info.
    Storage Available: Call for info.
    Maximum Performers: Call for info.
    A/V Equipment Available: Call for info.
    Stage Dimensions: Call for info.
    Motorcoach Parking: Call for info.


     

    The Lyric Theater
    Contact: Len Comaratta
    135 College Avenue
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    540-951-4771
    live@thelyric.com
    Performances Accepted: Concert Bands and Orchestras, Dance Groups, Non-auditioned Performances and Parades, Jazz Ensembles, Stationery Choral Groups, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
    Changing Facilities:No
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 25
        Standing: 50
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Music Stand, Podium
    Stage Dimensions: 23’ X 23’
    Motorcoach Parking: No


     

    Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center & Museum
    Contact: Debbie Hall
    1 East Main Street
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    276-403-5361
    mhchistoricalsociety@gmail.com
    Performances Accepted: Drama, Festivals and Competitions, Stationery Choral Groups, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: No
    Maximum Performers: Call for information
    A/V Equipment Available: Call for information
    Motorcoach Parking: No


     

    Martinsville High School
    Contact: Pamela Mason
    351 Commonwealth Blvd.
    East Martinsville, VA 24112
    276-403-5775
    pmason@martinsville.k12.va.us
    Performances Accepted: Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Performing Arts (Dance and Drama), Stationery Choral, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers: Call for information
    A/V Equipment Available: Call for information
    Stage Dimensions: Vary, call for information
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes


     

    Pfitzner Stadium
    Contact: Andrew Stinson
    7 County Complex Court
    Woodbridge, VA 22192
    703-590-2311 Ext. 210
    astinson@potomacnationals.com
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned and non-auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Dance, Festivals and Competitions, Stationery Choral, Workshops and Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor
    Changing Facilities:No
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 1,000
        Standing: 300
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System
    Stage Dimensions: N/A
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    Piedmont Arts
    Contact: Bernadette Moore
    215 Starling Avenue
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    276-632-3221
    Performances Accepted: Drama, Festivals and Competitions, Stationery Choral, Workshops and Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
    Changing Facilities:No
    Storage Available: No
    Maximum Performers: Call for information
    A/V Equipment Available:Call for information
    Stage Dimensions: Call for information
    Motorcoach Parking: No

    Riverside Center Dinner Theater
    Contact: Nancy Huffine
    96 Riverside Parkway
    Fredericksburg, VA 22406
    540-370-4300 Ext. 214
    groupsales@rsdinnertheater.com
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned and non-auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Dance, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Stationery Choral
    Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 45
        Standing: 45
    A/V Equipment: Microphones, P/A System, Keyboard, Chairs, Music Stand, Podium, Risers
    Stage Dimensions: 30’ X 30’
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    Roanoke Civic Center
    Contact: Cathy Ring
    710 Williamsburg Road
    Roanoke, VA 24016
    540-853-6860
    cathy@roanokeciviccenter.com
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned and non-auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Dance, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Stationery Choral, Workshops and Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Available: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 1,700
        Standing: 1,700
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Chairs, Podium, Risers
    Stage Dimensions: Portables, or 93’ X 54’ is stationery
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    Ruffner Plaza
    Contact: John Shaffer
    47A West Main Street
    Luray, VA 22835
    540-743-6551
    John.Shaffer@LurayCaverns.com
    Performances Accepted: Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Jazz Ensembles, Parades, Performing Arts (dance and drama), Stationery
    Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor
    Changing Facilities:No
    Storage Available: No
    Maximum Performers:
        Sitting: 150
        Standing: 300
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Chairs, Podium, Risers
    Stage Dimensions: Portables, or 93’ X 54’ is stationery
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
    201 Market St.
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    757-385-2787
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned and Non-Auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Parades, Performing Arts (dance and drama), Stationery Choral, Workshops or Clinics
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities:Call for info.
    Storage Available: Call for info.
    Maximum Performers: Varies
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, PA System, Chairs, Podium, Risers
    Stage Dimensions: Performance Hall:
    Proscenium Width: 45' — 0" minimum, 55' — 0" maximum (Adjustable)
    Proscenium Height: 30' — 6"
    Depth from Plaster Wall: Approx. 49'
    Left Wing Space: 19' x 45'
    Right Wing Space: 19' x 45'
    Motorcoach Parking: Yes

    The Stonebridge Center
    Contact: Mary Sayre
    45 Natural Bridge School Road
    Natural Bridge Station, VA 24579
    540-291-3802
    msayre@sayreinc.com
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned and Non-Auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Festivals and Competitions, Jazz Ensembles, Parades, Performing Arts (Dance and Drama), Stationery Choral, Workshops
    Inboor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Facilities: Yes
    Maximum Performers:
        Standing: 288 in Auditorium/1200 in Gym
        Sitting: 450 in Auditorium/1500 in Gym
    A/V Equipment Available: Microphones, Chairs, Podium, Risers
    Stage Dimensions: 20’ X 30’

    Virginia International Tattoo
    Festival Box Office

    440 Bank Street
    Downtown Norfolk, VA 23510
    757-282-2800
    info@vafest.org
    Performances Accepted: Auditioned, Choral Incorporating Movement, Concert Bands and Orchestras, Festivals, Parades, Stationery Choral
    Indoor/Outdoor: Both
    Changing Facilities:Yes
    Storage Facilities: Yes
    Maximum Performers: Call for info.
    A/V Equipment Available:Call for info.
    Stage Dimensions: Varies.

     
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