Phase One: Arts & Education Center and Joy and Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre (COMPLETED)
The new facility houses classrooms, art studios, meeting rooms, and a flexible "studio" theatre / conference facility / social center.
The Arts Education program focuses on visual and performing arts education, as well as professional, community, and children's productions. It offers a wide variety of education programs in theatre, dance, and visual arts.
Phase Two: Historic Theatre
The restoration of the historic Academy of Music Theatre will relight the Jewel of Downtown Lynchburg. This magnificent 1905 Beaux Arts classic will be restored to its original splendor and serve as a concert hall, conference center and host to numerous local and touring theatre companies. Seating approximately 850 in comfort and style while boasting exceptional sight lines and state of the art sound and lighting, the AMT will bring the area some of the most prominent national names in Jazz, Blues, Comedy, Country, Bluegrass, Alternative Rock, Classical Music, R&B, Dance and everything in between.
(Stage and Stagehouse have already been reconstructed and 80% of architectural and engineering plans are already complete.)
Read the Campaign Newsletters:
Spring 2013 - Volume V, Number 3
Winter 2013 - Volume V, Number 2
Fall 2012 - Volume V, Number 1
Summer 2012 - Volume IV, Number 3
Spring 2012 - Volume IV, Number 2
Winter 2012 - Volume IV, Number 1