A 30x45’ space with 21’ high ceilings located on the second floor; flexible space fitting large scale installation, three dimensional work and wall mounted work. Flexible track lighting and room darkening window coverings.
A 26x40’ space located on the second floor with 8’ to 11’ ceilings; flexible space fitting smaller scale installation work, three dimensional work and wall mounted work. Flexible track lighting and UV light filtering window covering.
Our first floor gallery is a 12x30’ space ideal for wall mounted work with flexible track lighting.
8 seat media room located on the second floor with built in speakers, projector and painted screen. Digital work repeats on a loop with or without sound.
The Theater is a 45x50' auditorium with a 220 seat capacity or 100 seated at 5' rounds (not provided). This proscenium Theater has hosted community events for over 120 years with its historic raked stage, drapery and dressing rooms. This space is ideal for speakers, plays, concerts, films etc.
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C Space is a black box style theater space seating 75 people in rows or 50 people in the round. This space offers basic sound equipment and dimmable theater lights. Ideal for performances of 5 performers or less, video recordings and artist talks.
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The 30x45' Lodge room features high arched windows, drapes, ornamental tin ceilings and wooden floor with adjacent coat room, historical display and unisex restroom. Please note that the Lodge is only accessible via stair entry (12 steps total). This space is ideal for classes, rehearsal space, artist collective meetings, or small immersive style performances.
Raised, proscenium stage off of a flat auditorium floor with riser seating for 85 persons and floor seating
for 100 persons. Auditorium floor is 50’ deep and 45’ wide, with an ornamental tin ceiling 20’ high. Proscenium opening is 22’ wide and 12’ high, and raised 4’ off auditorium floor. Stage is raked at 6” per foot for a total of 18” over the 30’ depth.
Four onstage electric pipes at 14’ high, and four auditorium electric pipes at 18’. Two sets of back legs at 8’ and 16’ upstage from proscenium. Full stage traveler 24’ upstage from proscenium (no cyclorama or house curtain).
Rear projection, in 16x9' native format, with lenses for screen positions at 4’ and 16’ upstage of proscenium (screen is approximately 10x19’).
The Artist Apartment is a private and secure green room underneath the stage. It includes free WiFi, a private bathroom and shower, kitchen, lounge area, large dining table and chairs. If you choose to stay at CSPS, we also offer coffee and tea service, fresh fruit, chips and salsa, local beer and wine.
CSPS, in it’s over 30 year existence, has worked with various artists, collectives, professional development organizations and funders from all over the country and world. As an organization dedicated to the presentation, advocacy and support of the arts, music and theater of our time, we want to help you, the artist, by providing you with information, classes and funding opportunities through various organizations. Below are some resources to explore.
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