Ventura College Performing Arts Center

Renovation of a performing arts theater originally built by Viola in 1963! Challenges Viola faced included phasing coordination of hazardous abatement and demolition removals, protecting finishes, while working on areas of building with limited access during new construction.




  • Complete renovation of the theater, new entrance, seating, rigging, stage lighting, and sound system.
  • ADA upgrades, new elevator, concrete loading dock, ramps and guard railing throughout.
  • New classrooms, music rooms, sound rooms, light / video booth, studio theater with observation booth.
  • New vacuum dust collector, fire suppression system, HVAC, digital controls, upgraded electrical and fire alarm systems