Chuck Mathena Center, also known as the CMC, is a performing arts center, The theater can seat up to 1,000 people. Has state-of-the-art technology, and hosts a variety of professional tour groups for all to enjoy.
The Chuck Mathena Center, also referred to as CMC, is a performing arts center that was inspired after the tragic loss of Charles T. Chuck. Charles was an avid music performer and a supporter of the fine arts. The great need for a fine performing arts center and a venue was evident in this part of the valley. With support from the community, the Chuck Mathena Center was a dream come true. The center was established on July 11, 2008.
This performing arts center has close to 1,000 seats in the theatre to accommodate large audiences. The center also includes state-of-the-art audio and visual features that are able to provide a unique and enjoyable experience. All technical information is available on the CMC website. The Chuck Mathena Center hosts professional performance tour groups all year including broadway, local theater, dance performances, musicians, and more. The general public is also able to rent the facility for any specific needs.
Another unique feature of this theater is the fact that it offers scholarship programs for local high school students. The center offers a variety of art and music classes dedicated to kids who may need extra help. The facility is always looking for qualified teachers to teach kids in the area. If you're interested in taking a class or interested in teaching a class, contact the theater for more details. The CMC sees close to 60,000 visitors each year. Financial support from patrons helps the local community and the economic growth of it. The patrons provide a way to bring inspiring performances here and a way to celebrate the pure beauty of the fine arts.
Visitors can feel safe with the policy of prohibited items and security checks before ever show. The teachers also follow all protocols by following the Americans with Disabilities Act. The theater will make reasonable accommodations so that every visitor can enjoy the arts center. Stair free areas, accessible parking, wide aisles, large print programs, and assisted listening devices are all available here. A request for a sign language interpreter will be granted with advanced notice. Advanced notices are also needed for all service animal requests. Any and all questions can be answered by the box office, which is open between Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm. Come show your support and appreciation for the fine arts at the lovely Chuck Mathena Center.