San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

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San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
San Jose Center for Performing Arts.jpg
Address 255 Almaden Blvd.
City San Jose, California
Country United States
Coordinates 37°19′47.92″N 121°53′31.75″W / 37.3299778°N 121.8921528°W / 37.3299778; -121.8921528Coordinates: 37°19′47.92″N 121°53′31.75″W / 37.3299778°N 121.8921528°W / 37.3299778; -121.8921528
Architect Taliesin Associated Architects
Owned by City of San Jose
Leased by Ballet San Jose, Broadway San Jose
Operated by Team San Jose
Type Performing arts center
Capacity 2,677
Opened 1972 (1972)
Website
sanjosetheaters.org

The San Jose Center for the Performing Arts is located in downtown San Jose, California. It was designed in 1972 by the Taliesin Associated Architects. It is home to Ballet San Jose and Broadway San Jose. For 34 years, the theatre was the home of the American Musical Theatre of San Jose (AKA San Jose Civic Light Opera) from the opening of the building in 1975 until the demise of the theatre company in 2008. The center's auditorium has 2,677 seats, split into 1,921 orchestra and 756 balcony seats. It also has two smaller rooms, the Private Ridder Lounge with capacity for 150 and the Private President's Club with capacity for 50.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ San Jose Center for the Performing Arts