Charles W. Eisemann Center For Performing Arts
Coordinates: 32°59′08″N 96°42′32″W / 32.9855°N 96.7090°W / 32.9855; -96.7090
|Charles W. Eisemann Center
for Performing Arts
|Location||2351 Performance Drive
|Coordinates||32°59′08″N 96°42′32″W / 32.9855°N 96.7090°W / 32.9855; -96.7090|
|Floor count||3 + basement|
|Floor area||116,900 sq ft (10,860 m2).|
|Design and construction|
|Owner||City of Richardson, Texas|
|Architect||RTKL & PMK|
|Main contractor||Hunt Construction|
The Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations is a performance hall which opened in September 2002 in Richardson, Texas. The center is named for local philanthropist, Charles W. Eisemann, in recognition of a US$ 2,000,000 gift from the Eisemann Foundation Fund of The Communities Foundation of Texas.
A City of Richardson facility, The Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations, known locally as the "Eisemann Center" is an important component of the cultural and corporate landscapes of the North Texas region, and has been labeled as one of the leading performing arts facilities serving the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Top accolades have been given for the architectural design and the facility as well as events that have taken place at the center.
The mission of the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations is to provide quality, competitively priced facilities; professional staffing and services; enhanced technology; and programming excellence that will enrich the community; foster the growth and development of the performing arts and corporate groups; and create for patrons an environment of cultural diversity, educational enrichment, and fulfilling experiences benefiting all who live and work within the region.
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