Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre

Performing art has its history dated back to 6th century B.C. in the times of Greeks. Since then it has its lovers and followers. Great artists and performers present their skills by way of music, acting and dance.

The advent of Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre

Realizing the importance and popularity of performing arts, United States government build an auditorium named Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, formerly known as Municipal Auditorium in 1926, in Orlando Florida.

In 1975 the auditorium (Bob Carr performing arts centre) went under extensive renovation program at a cost of 2.3 million US dollars and was renamed for Bob Carr, a former mayor of Orlando.

Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre has a seating capacity of more than 2500 and is a centre of attractions for many tourists besides the Walt Disney World resort.

Bob Carr performing arts centre is famous for its acoustic and sound capability that plays a vital role in concerts, ballet, symphony and operas.

Bob Carr Performing Art Centre is famous for its annual Orlando Broadway Series such as Phantom of the opera, Les Miserable, Cats besides other international acts. Ballet, theatre, musical performances and orchestras are other such events that take place in the centre.

Features and Facilities provided at Bob Carr Performing Art Centre

The Bob Carr Performing Art centre is established to provide a life time experience to the audience. Some of the important features at the Bob Carr performing arts centre together with the facilities that are available at the Bob Carr performing arts centre include the following:

  • Bob Carr performing arts centre has a seating capacity of more than 2,500 persons is available
  • The height of Proscenium in Bob Carr performing arts centre is 34 ft 5 in, while its width is 49 ft 10 in
  • The depth of the stage in Bob Carr performing arts centre is 36 ft
  • Bob Carr performing arts centre has Orchestra pit
  • Stage lighting equipment is also available for performers in Bob Carr performing arts centre
  • All necessary stage electronics are in Bob Carr performing arts centre
  • House lighting & sound system is available in Bob Carr performing arts centre
  • Control Booth in Bob Carr performing arts centre is 125 ft from stage
  • Four star dressing rooms can host a number of performers at the same time in Bob Carr performing arts centre
  • Two chorus dressing rooms are also available in Bob Carr performing arts centre
  • There is a big rehearsal hall in Bob Carr performing arts centre
  • On-site parking facilities are provided for guests and performers
  • Catering services are also available on demand in Bob Carr performing arts centre
  • Sound engineer and house electrician are available to address any technical issue during or before the performance in Bob Carr performing arts centre

Major groups that perform at Bob Carr Performing Art Centre are:

  • Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Orlando Opera
  • Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra

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