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Policies

SECURITY/BUILDING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Creating a safe and secure environment for all of our guests and employees is a high priority at the CPA. It is our responsibility to make sure the people who spend time at this facility are safe and secure. We will take the necessary measures to provide a pleasurable and safe environment at all times.

PARKING
Parking at the CPA is free. Spaces are located to the east and the south of the facility, just off of the 34th Street/Union Hills Rd. entrance. Spaces for disabled drivers are available near the east side entrance into the CPA.

SMOKING POLICY
Effective July 1, 2012, all Maricopa Community College property will be smoke- and tobacco-free, extending the smoke-free environment of our buildings to the boundaries of District property. We recognize that this change will require behavior change on the part of some students, faculty members and staff. The District is prepared to help those who are affected through a variety of means, including classes and smoking cessation programs.

SOLICITATION/VENDING
The CPA does not permit unauthorized soliciting or collecting of contributions, vending, distribution of flyers or other promotional/advertising materials on the premises.

TICKET POLICY
A valid ticket for the event is required for admittance unless otherwise indicated. Children two years or older must have a ticket for admittance unless otherwise stated. Children under two can sit on a parent’s lap.

ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL
No Refunds, Exchanges are permitted with a $2 exchange fee.

BOX OFFICE INFORMATION
The Center’s box office is open Tuesday through Friday from 12 noon until 5pm.  The Center accepts cash, personal checks, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.  Refunds are offered for canceled performances only.  Discounts are available for groups of ten or more. 

LATECOMER SEATING POLICY
Patrons arriving after a performance has begun may be asked to wait in the lobby.  At the appropriate time, latecomers will be escorted to the back of the house and sit in the  designated seats for latecomers.

REFRESHMENTS
Concessions are available in the lobby prior to curtain and during the intermission.

RENTALS
The Center for the Performing Arts is available for rental.  Please contact Interim Center Coordinator Dr. Christopher Scinto at (602) 787-6686

LOST AND FOUND
Please report a lost item to one of our ushers or to the CPA BOX Office . To learn if a lost item has been found call 602.787.7738 the day after the event.

CAMERAS AND RECORDING DEVICES
The use of cameras and other audio and video recording devices is strictly prohibited.

ASSISTED LISTENING DEVICES
The CPA is equipped with an in-house transmission system for use by patrons with partial hearing or limited range of hearing.  Headsets are available (free of charge) before every performance from the Box Office.  A driver’s license is held as a form of deposit.

ACCESSIBLE SEATING
Eight wheelchair places are available at every performance.  Contact the Center’s Box Office at 602.787.7738 to reserve a place.  Patrons arriving at the Center requiring special seating should notify the Box Office upon arrival.
 
INTERPRETER
Must be requested in advance, 2 weeks prior to the performance.


Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Center for the Performing Arts
Paradise Valley Community College
18401 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Email:
boxoffice@paradisevalley.edu

Staff

Dr. Christopher Scinto, facility coordinator
M-East Building, Room 169
Office Phone: (602) 787-6686
Office Fax: (602) 787-6674
Email: christopher.scinto@paradisevalley.edu

Gena Wade, box office coordinator
CPA
Office Phone: (602) 787-7738
Office Fax: (602) 787-6674
Email: gena.wade@paradisevalley.edu

Erik Reid, technical director
CPA
Office Phone: (602) 787-7310
Office Fax: (602) 787-6674
Email: erik.reid@paradisevalley.edu

Karla Frederick, assistant technical director
CPA
Office Phone: (602) 787-7310
Office Fax: (602) 787-6674
Email: karla.frederick@paradisevalley.edu

Upcoming Performing  Arts events

april 25 &26th 7:30PM FREE ADMISSION
physical bodies - dance collection
Sat April 26 2:00pm FREE ADMISSION
PVCC Jazz Combos Concert - Studio Theater/M-East Building
Wed April 30 7:30PM FREE ADMISSION
Jazz Ensembles Concert - CPA Mainstage
thurs may 1 7:30pm FREE ADMISSION
Classical Ensembles Concert- CPA Mainstage
Fri May 2 7:30pm FREE ADMISSION
Battle of the Bands Winners Concert - CPA Mainstage

Tickets on sale now

June 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 N/A
The Pirate Queen Based on the life and adventures of the 16th century Irish pirate Grace O'Malley N/A
april 27 & 26th 2:00PM $12 - $15
REJUVENATION - professional dance roster from around the globe. purchase tickets

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