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Theatres/Rehearsal space

The Arts Center knows how to set the stage for everything from solo recitals to Broadway-sized productions. The proscenium stages are host to cultural organizations, dance recitals, plays, musicals and churches. Our professional theater staff will customize each event based on your production requirements. Click here to contact the facility rental staff.

The Irving Arts Center's Rehearsal Hall is 36' x 57' square feet and can accommodate 175 banquet style, 375 reception style, or 131 classroom style. It is equipped with a dance floor, acoustical shell ceiling, and mirrors on one wall.  Ballet barres are available on request.

The stunning 707-seat Carpenter Performance Hall combines a fully-equipped theater with exquisite ambiance not often found in theaters of this capacity. The soft glowing glass bricks and plush velvet balcony, box and main floor seating are just a few of the special touches that make this theater one of a kind. The stage can accommodate full scale Broadway shows, ballets and symphony concerts with an orchestra shell, as well as seated intimate dinners and receptions. Rental of this theater includes use of Carpenter Performance Hall Lobby and the Carpenter Performance Hall Courtyard. The Carpenter Lobby area serves as additional gallery spaces, creating unique environments perfect for receptions and seated events for a maximum of 100 persons and features a shimmering crystal chandelier with a grand staircase.

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The smaller of the two theaters at the Irving Arts Center is the Dupree Theater. With a capacity of 253, the theater is perfect for intimate experiences. This stage can accommodate everything from theatrical performances to seated dinners. Rental of Dupree Theater includes the use of Dupree Theater Lobby and Dupree Theater Courtyard. The lobby serves as a gallery space, creating a unique environment perfect for receptions and seated events with a maximum 100 person capacity.

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