Performing Arts Center

Civic Center Rendering Council Chambers, Perf Arts, City Hall

The City is currently constructing the Lake Forest Civic Center which includes a City Council Chamber that will double as a Performing Arts Center.  When the City is not hosting official meetings of the City Council and Commissions, the Performing Arts Center will be available for rent for plays, musicals, pageants, spelling bees, awards ceremonies, graduations, and similar events requiring theater space.  The below table includes a description of anticipated space at the Performing Arts Center.

Description Square Feet Max Occupancy Features
Theater Seating 2,566 214 200 Seats
Stage 1,509 101  
Lobby 500 34 Accordion Doors Opening to Outside
Dressing Room 411 9 Flat Panel Monitors, 6 Dressing Stations
Ticket Booth 75 1 Sales Window

The City anticipates opening the Civic Center in the fall of 2019.  Staff will begin taking reservations for the Performing Arts Center shortly before opening the facility.  For questions, please contact Laura Lisack, Recreation Manager.