University of Maryland College Park, The Clarice Performing Arts Center

Situated on the campus of the University of Maryland at College Park, the arts facility is a 3-story, 318,000 SF complex of connecting buildings which serves as a magnet for performing artists, students and professional actors. The design features an arcade with the performing halls an each side, as if on a winding path, linking the lobbies and teaching areas. The facility was built by the State of Maryland's Department of General Services and includes five theaters ranging in size from a 1200-seat concert hall, 650-seat proscenium theater to a 200 seat dance. It includes studios, classrooms, a music library, practice rooms, control room, conference rooms, foodservice kitchen, offices, dressing rooms, lobby and ticket booth.

The project won three awards: the 2002 Council of Engineering Companies of Maryland Grand Award, the 2002 National Merit Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies, and the 2002 Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award for the Maryland Engineering Council from the Engineering Society of Baltimore.

Additional Information:

LocationCollege Park, MD
Construction Value $120,000,000
OwnerUniversity of Maryland, College Park
ArchitectMoore Ruble Yudell
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