Foyer Interior
Front View of the Foyer
dressing rooms
Acoustic Shell
Foyer Enterance

Picture this . . .

Your business meeting:  LCD and Lifesize video capabilities allow you to make presentations to an audience of 770 or around the world.

Your dance recital:  With sprung flooring, full fly capabilities and remote music from a computer or CD, the PAC offers a professional approach to recitals.

Your musical performance:  The Orchestra Shell provides an active acoustical setting for a musical performance of one or a full symphony!

Your theatrical performance: Whether it is a play, reader's theatre or a full blown musical with an orchestra, the PAC will enhance your performance with a high quality theatrical space.

What else?  Well, that's up to you.

Welcome to West Performing Arts Center

West Performing Arts Center is a versatile, state-of-the-art facility that is available for rental and enjoyed by students at all School District of New Berlin schools. WESTPAC offers local and national businesses and organizations a creative atmosphere for meetings and events, performing arts organizations a state-of-the-art performance venue, and audiences of the WESTPAC high quality entertainment.

This community resource opened in spring 2007, is ADA accessible and has many features including:

  • Multi-functional and -disciplinary space for all types of events and performances
  • Large but intimate auditorium with 770 comfortable seats
  • Open lobby for events and gatherings
  • Technical booth management with state of the art sound and lighting systems
  • Moveable orchestra shell to enhance an acoustically created auditorium.
  • Staging Venue for All Types of Dance, Theatre and Music (53'4" SR to SL, 60' US to DS Thrust) 
  • Full Orchestra Pit (Measuring 12' long by 53' wide)
  • Full Fly Space (Block and Tackle)
  • Dressing Room
  • State of the Art Lighting and Sound Booth with Consoles and Spotlights, Ability to Record and Video Tape
  • Full State Screen Projection for Business Meetings with Screen
  • Ticket Booth or Sales Office off the Lobby
  • Open Lobby for Events and Gatherings
  • Ample Parking, about 600 Spaces Around the School
  • Center Stage Trap Door
  • Projector and Screen with fully functioning sound system (movies, videos and presentations)
  • LIFESIZE System for live streaming capabilities
  • Schimmel Grand Piano
  • Access to other areas of the building to include The Little Theatre, Choral Room and Cafe

The WESTPAC Events Calendar is full of public and non-public events, another platform to promote your event to a growing audience of suburban art and education advocates

WestPAC is home to the West Community and Youth Theatre, New Berlin West Choral and Chamber Choirs; Band; Orchestra; and West Theatre Arts Program (WestTAP). It offers local and national businesses and organizations a creative atmosphere for meetings and events, performing arts organizations a state-of-the-art performance venue, and audiences premier, high quality entertainment.

Rent WestPAC for your event by contacting the Managing Artistic Director.

Judith Smith,  judith.smith@nbexcellence.org

WESTPAC STAFF

Judith Smith, PAC Manager Judith.Smith@nbexcellence.org 
(262) 789-6406, ext. 1
Rental, artistic programming, donations and marketing

Karen Krzyzak, Technical Manager  Karen.Krzyzak@nbexcellence.org
(262) 789-6406, ext 2
Technical aspects of WESTPAC


West Performing Arts Center

18695 W. Cleveland Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53146

Phone:  (262) 789-6406

Hours:  WESTPAC is staffed on a part-time basis. Please schedule an appointment.

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