The Burlington Performing Arts Centre received LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification for New Construction from the Canada Green Building Council, CaGBC. The Burlington Performing Arts Centre project is the first city project to achieve LEED certification of any level and the only performing arts centre in Ontario to achieve LEED Gold certification and second in the country.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a third-party certification program and an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED promotes a holistic approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health, which includes sustainable site development, water efficiency, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.
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The Main Theatre is a multi-purpose performance venue. Audience members will enjoy excellent sightlines and proximity to the stage, world-class acoustics and an intimate connection to the performers on stage. This theatre includes a six-storey fly tower and an orchestra pit to accommodate more elaborate theatrical and musical productions. Seating 718 guests, this world-class theatre will delight your performers and audiences alike.
The Community Studio Theatre will host smaller-scale theatre performances for audiences up to 225 people or dinner theatre up to 150. The Community Studio Theatre was designed as a flexible “black box” space with 2,500 square feet of floor space to accommodate rehearsals, small receptions, meetings, recitals and rotating exhibits and can be used as a holding area for large stage productions.
The Family Lobby is a unique venue for receptions, exhibitions, corporate functions and civic events. The 5000 square foot lobby is open with a glass roof and is encircled by a balcony level lobby above, creating a unique social setting.
Set your scene at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Just steps from Lake Ontario on Burlington’s beautiful waterfront, The Centre is a convenient and spectacular site to host a wide range of functions including weddings, corporate and community events, conferences and galas.
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