New Music & Theater Building Opens
A new Music and Theater Building at Manatee Community College (MCC) Bradenton was completed in time to greet MCC students, faculty and visitors for the Fall term. The 19,500 square-foot building, a wing of the Neel Performing Arts Center, has its own entrance.
The building includes new classrooms and studio/offices and features these amenities:
- Rehearsal room with 14 additional student stations
- Better acoustics
- Movable risers to provide flexibility
- New studio/offices, practice rooms, classrooms and labs
- New David S. and Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre with 118 seats
- Overhead catwalk system for stage lighting
- Dressing rooms with restrooms and showers
- Ticket office
- Scene shop
- Prop storage areas.
Plans are being finalized for an open house and grand opening event.