Gwinnett School for the Performing Arts
Gwinnett County, Georgia
The Arts in Discovery
This new 70,000 SF facility will feature a 6,000 SF stage with a fly loft, an automated rigging system, and a catwalk system with access to lighting platforms and a follow spot booth. Access to the stage is provided via a loading dock which has large access doors and 1,200 SF of storage space. The new theater has a seating capacity of 2,000 guests and will also contain a 5,000 SF Black Box Theatre sized to accommodate up to 300 guests in a more intimate setting.
The new theatre portion will be adjacent and connected to the existing Discovery High School, which accommodates 73,000 SF of support space, orchestra rooms, practice rooms, classrooms, dance studios, band rehearsal rooms, digital and multi-media choral rehearsal, music instrument labs and a recording studio.