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Paramount Mainstage

Facts & Figures

General Facts and Figures

  • 146,000 square feet of new construction
  • 34,000 square feet adaptive reuse of Paramount Theatre
  • Historical granite façade dates from 1868
  • Mix of uses includes residential, educational, business, and assembly
  • New construction is 109' tall with nine stories
  • Paramount Theatre has been structurally upgraded to meet current seismic codes
  • The entire building is wireless

Paramount Center

  • Paramount Theatre (590-seat capacity: 326 at orchestra level and 264 at balcony level)
  • orchestra pit accommodates 41 musicians
  • Black Box Theatre (audience capacity of 150)
  • Bright Family Screening Room (capacity of 170)
  • Projection booth that accommodates digital, 16mm, and 35mm formats
  • Full scene/prop production shop
  • 9 rehearsal studios with mirrors, ballet barres, masking drapes, floating sprung maple floors, and acoustic wall baffles
  • Small, medium, and large studios with square footage ranging from 1,600 square feet (41' x 38') to 520 square feet (23' x 23')
  • 6 practice rooms
  • Soundstage with noise criteria (NC) rating of 15
  • 4 classrooms
  • 20 faculty offices with 2 conference rooms
  • Student café

Residence Hall

  • 4 levels of student housing (15,000 square feet per floor/60,000 total square feet)
  • 262 student beds
  • 6 ADA rooms on each floor
  • 1 common room per floor