Center for the Arts

The Castro Valley Center for the Arts represents public and private cooperation on an exceptional level. The January 2006 opening represented almost eight years of planning, designing, community input, fundraising, and innovative thinking. The facility is owned by the Castro Valley Unified School District, and is the primary performance venue for CVAF events. The Center is available for rental by private and community groups.





Facility

The 516 seat Center for the Arts features a proscenium stage, high-tech lighting, and a world-class sound system, created by Tony award-winning sound designer Elton Halley and Meyer Sound. The Center also includes a large exhibition space, also utilized as a recital hall, conference center and art gallery; classroom and rehearsal space; a state-of-the-art control room, three grand pianos, an electronic marquee, box office, dressing rooms, and storage areas.



Rental

The Center for the Arts is available for rental by private and community groups. It can be used for productions, celebrations, corporate events, recitals, lectures and seminars. For rental inquiries or to buy tickets, please call (510) 889-8961 or reference the Contract/Use Form available on the Center for the Arts website.



Directions

Located on the Castro Valley High School campus, the Center for the Arts address is 19501 Redwood Road. The Center is about one mile from the Castro Valley BART station. The box office opens 1 hour prior to a performance and can be reached at (510) 889-8961.
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