Chandler Center for the Arts
Chandler, Arizona is home to the Chandler Center for the Arts, a venue jointly owned by the City of Chandler and the Chandler Unified School District. The school district has use of the Center during the week for Chandler High School activities and then the Chandler Center has their main events on the weekends. Built in 1989, the theater underwent major renovations in 2008.
The Chandler Center for the Arts has three theaters. The large theater seats 1500. Part of the theater can be rotated to make two smaller and separate venues. The Hal Bogle Theatre seats 350 people while the Recital Hall seats 250 people. Since the acoustics are state of the art, each theater can have an event going on at the same time without the sound interfering with another theater.
The mission statement of the Center reads as follows:
The mission of the Chandler Center for the Arts is to make visual and performing arts available to the entire Chandler population; to become a creative force and an educational resource for the community; and to harness the economic vitality of the arts.
It is apparent that the Chandler Center is keeping up with their mission statement. Events include concerts, ballet, Broadway performances, comedy, magicians and Christmas shows. There is always an event planned that both individuals and families alike will love.
During the summer, the Chandler Center hosts a Free Concert Series.
Tickets are available from TicketMaster or the box office. Enjoy ticket discounts with the Pick Five Subscription Series. You can make your own season pass by purchasing at least five shows in advance and you’ll save $6 per ticket. Visit their website to purchase online from Ticket Master.
The Chandler Center for the Arts is located at 250 N. Arizona Ave in Chandler, Arizona. Parking is free. The parking lot is close to the entrance.
For more information, visit the Chandler Center for the Arts website at http://www.chandlercenter.org