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With 256 days in production, the Arcadia Performing Arts Center is the busiest venue in the Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley region. It is respected for its modern architecture, top-notch sound and lighting experience, proximity to diverse demographics, and professional venue management from crew to box office.  

Rentals include Cadillac commercial, concerts, shows, musicals, vocal competitions, fashion show, martial arts demonstrations, recitals, speeches, and even a surprise wedding proposal. 

The 39,823-square foot Arcadia Performing Arts Center covers 4.2 acres and features spaces for both large and small productions. The main hall has ground level and mezzanine seating for 1,163, a main stage that can accommodate 150 musicians, and state-of-the art acoustics that has motorized acoustic panels in the house to assist in tuning the room. Specialty work included a stage rigging system, theatrical AV system, handicap lift, and two-stop elevator. Fourteen onstage hoists move all of the curtains, lighting, and orchestra enclosure elements. The onstage hoists allow for programmable presets with that can be run with the push of a button.

The black box theatre space features a pipe grid and perimeter curtains. Orchestra room and dance classroom with a quadruple-sprung wood floor provide expansive rehearsal spaces and additional rooms. The outdoor courtyard holds festival events with dance floor. The expansive parking lot makes patron parking easy and easily accessible from the highway.


1,163-seat main stage theatre with a stage for 150 performers and orchestra shell
125-seat black box theatre for recitals, film screenings, meet & greets
State-of-the art lighting and sound systems
Private dressing rooms plus large green room that can be partitioned as dressing areas
Dramatic glass-enclosed lobby, outdoor courtyard, and pavilion areas
Promoter and entertainment industry venue management professionals

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For more information, email rentals@arcadiapaf.org. We will return your rental inquiry within 24-48 hours.

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Our Office

188 Campus Drive
Arcadia, CA 91007

Box Office (626) 821-1781
Wednesday - Friday: 12pm-5pm
Open an hour before each show