McMillan Pazdan Smith was commissioned to design one of South Carolina’s preeminent performing arts education facilities on one of the state’s largest high school campuses. Combining the firm’s extensive educational design experience and deep knowledge of performing spaces, the new Fine Arts Center features a state of the art, 1,000 seat performance venue designed for both music and theatrical performances.
McMillan Pazdan Smith designed the facility with inherent flexibility, promoting everyday performing arts education while accommodating professional traveling shows and performances that engage the community and enrich the students? educational experience.
Inclusive of a comprehensive performing arts facility, the 50,000 SF Fine Arts Center also features a 200 person band room for one of the state’s most decorated music programs, individual practice rooms, theatrical support spaces, adequate storage, an art gallery and ample lobby space.