Central Visual & Performing Arts High School

The project consists of a renovation of an approximately 20k SF auditorium and a 10k SF kitchen and serving area.  The kitchen renovation includes removal of all old kitchen equipment, reconfiguration of the existing plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems to accommodate the new kitchen equipment and fire suppression system.  Additional archtectural features include a new serving area with resinous flooring, custom wall tile, coffered ceilings with indirect lighting, and new/update fire protection features such as automatically closing fire doors, new fire alarms, and other control systems

The auditiorium renovation includes a complete makeover such as 600 new cushioned seats, newly sloped floor to accommodate current ADA standards, new proscenium wall opening with decorative wood laminate panels, new acoustical panels on the walls and ceiling of the auditiorium, new stage rigging system with pulleys, batten bars, curtains, light bars, and other theatrical devices.  A completely new stage lighting and dimming system shall also be provided.  Backstage improvements include a new “green” room for the show participants to prepare, new office and lounge spaces for the teachers, and a new lobby entrance to the theater.