Performing Arts Center
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Kay Lynn Perry – 757.352.4246
Located on the 70-acre, Georgian-style campus of Regent University, the Communication & Performing Arts Center is centrally located in Virginia Beach, minutes from the oceanfront and within driving distance to the North Carolina Outer Banks and historical towns of Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown. Please join us for a guided campus tour, and see firsthand what sets Regent apart from other universities. To schedule your tour, call 757.352.4036.
Main Theatre: A 712-seat proscenium theatre offering the staging space, technical support and audience seating needed for theatre, dance, concerts, guest speakers and conferences.
TV Studio: A 60′ x 75′ sound stage with supporting control rooms and editing suites equipped with the latest digital audio and video technology, as well as a back lot for outdoor filming. Equal in scope to many in California and New York, the studio is often used for professional film, television and commercial shoots.
Studio Theatre: A black box theatre with flexible seating that can accommodate up to 187 seats. It has been the home of Regent University Theatre’s Summer Camp program, a popular theatre education camp for children in grades 6-12.
Two Screening Rooms: These are equipped with film and video projectors that screen a variety of formats including 16mm and 35mm film. These rooms have been used for movie premieres and prescreens as well as presentations and panel discussions. Most notably, the major motion picture The Passion of the Christ was prescreened here, attended by special guest Mel Gibson.
COM Center: Green Room: A plush performer’s green room with adjacent dressing rooms equipped with professional make-up stations and shower facilities. This area also contains a star dressing room suite complete with a private green room and a personal refrigerator.
Thank you for considering the Performing Arts Center for your upcoming event. Please review the documents below and contact the Tech-Ops Scheduling GA to reserve a space in our state-of-the-art facility.
Reservations by Regent Students & Employees
The Founders Inn and Spa provides convenient lodging adjacent to the Communication & Performing Arts Center. It has a reputation as one of the best resorts in Virginia Beach. Guests will enjoy superior amenities and exceptional guest services that will ensure a first-class experience.
The Swan Terrace restaurant offers a feast for the senses with a menu of authentic colonial favorites as well as a variety of American regional dishes. Each culinary creation is cooked to perfection by award-winning chefs. You can enjoy intimate fireside dining or a meal on the lakeside terrace.