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Dominion Energy Center

The cornerstone of the Dominion Energy Center is the fully renovated, historic Carpenter Theatre. This grand theater has nearly 1,800 comfortable, spacious seats, state-of-the-art acoustics and brilliant lighting, including new fiber optics that enhance the ceiling’s sparkling stars. As the Carpenter Theatre celebrates 84 years of bringing entertainment to Richmond, RPAA is excited that the space has been restored for new audiences to enjoy.

Added on to the Carpenter Theatre is Dorothy Pauley Square. On the first floor, multi-purpose venue Rhythm Hall features local performing artists and an array of activities, concerts and community gatherings. Just upstairs is Libby S. Gottwald Playhouse, a 200-seat theater that provides an intimate venue for local performers and audiences to experience the arts.

The Genworth BrightLights Education Center, located on the third floor, includes classrooms, rehearsal space and a state-of-the-art digital lab where students Pre K-12 from Richmond and the surrounding counties can learn in and through the arts – from playwriting and performance, to stage design and video-editing – and use the arts to enhance learning in other core subjects. While much of the learning takes place in the Education Center, the BrightLights Education Initiatives extend into schools, libraries, community centers and homes through hands-on experiences with Teaching Artists and other professionals, and the capabilities of our Digital Arts Lab.

600 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA, 23219

Place Type

Theatre, Art Center, Music

Phone

804-592-3330

Website

dominionartscenter.com

Twitter

@@dominionartsctr

Instagram

@dominionartscenter

Upcoming Events

Arts in Education Summer Camp ENCANTO
8/12

Welcome to our Casita! Our very own encanto and Colombian, Ana Ines is proud to honor the culture of her country through Disney’s Encanto. LBV will celebrate...

Steve Hackman’s Brahms v. Radiohead
9/24 8pm

Take Radiohead’s Ok Computer and the First Symphony of Brahms. Orchestra and vocalists present this fusion of masterworks by two pivotal voices, both played...

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
10/29 3pm

The World-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra brings timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of...

Let It Snow!
11/26 8pm

It’s Richmond’s favorite holiday music tradition – back again on Thanksgiving weekend by popular demand! Celebrate the season with family and friends with...

Let It Snow!
11/27 3pm

It’s Richmond’s favorite holiday music tradition – back again on Thanksgiving weekend by popular demand! Celebrate the season with family and friends with...

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