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Palo Alto High School New Performing Arts Center

Project Overview

Paly's New Performing Arts Center is currently planned to have a seating capacity of 550-600 with approximately 400 at orchestra level and 200 at balcony level. A lobby with restrooms, tickets, concession and gallery display space will be incorporated, as well as a drama classroom with green rooms and adjacent changing rooms. Also provided will be a stage with side wings, a full fly, orchestra pit and trap room.

Project Plans

Project Schedule

  • Architect Contract Approval – April 14, 2009
  • Conceptual Design Approval – June 22 , 2010
  • Schematic Design Approval – January 17, 2012
  • Submit to DSA – January 29, 2013*
  • Approval by DSA – September 22, 2013*
  • Bid Opening – November 22, 2013*
  • Award of Contract – December 8, 2013*
  • Notice to Proceed – December 18, 2013*
  • Substantial Completion – June 13, 2015*
  • Planned Occupancy – August 17, 2015*