The Great Hall

The 1,700-seat Great Hall is the jewel of the Valley Performing Arts Center. The hall supports a wide variety of musical and theatrical performances within an intimate, yet awe-inspiring, configuration. The architecture of the hall incorporates elegant finish materials, such as flowing wood sound reflectors and balcony fronts that highlight dramatic lighting. The four levels of seating offer an unhindered view from anywhere in the hall, with box seating on each level. The elegance of the Great Hall is truly spectacular.




Kurland Theater

This prominent smart lecture hall is situated on the first floor with doors that open on the Central Courtyard. It seats 230 people and features a raked floor and large presentation platform. This academic space is adjacent to an outdoor lobby, allowing people to collect before and after lectures.



Cypress Hall

A recently remodeled indispensable space for CSUN' s music students and faculty, the Cypress Recital Hall seats 130. A green room and several pianos make this a convenient location for a variety of musical performances.



Black Box Experimental Theater

The 200-seat Experimental Theatre is used primarily for academic performances and is a vital component of the university's performing arts program. The theatre's flexible facilities allow for a variety of seating configurations to accommodate a wide range of programming. It also includes a control room and technical gallery with catwalks that support a variety of lighting positions and scenic setups.