The Globe News Center for the Performing Arts is located in Downtown Amarillo and serves as a performing arts facility. Perfect for hosting performances and concerts or even special events, the center has three-levels which contains administrative offices, five dressing rooms and staging areas. The auditorium can seat upto 1300 guests and the sound and light quality is excellent. State-of-the-art and perfectly designed, this versatile space, accommodates all kinds of events including large concerts and small gathering functions, with equal élan. Additional features like the Orchestra Pit, Acoustical Orchestra Shell and also a Stage Trap System, really make this venue one-of-a-kind.
The Amarillo Civic Center Auditorium is is an auditorium used for concerts, lectures and more. The venue has as many as 7 dressing rooms and is hooked up with the best in electronic light and sound equipment. The auditorium has no balcony but can seat just over 2,000 people. It has staged artists like Don Williams and continues to attract touring artists like him. The venue also entertains Broadway shows and other concerts and local events. Do contact for details.
With a motto like that, you know that with Avenue 10, your evening is in good hands. The venue itself, though hardly prepossessing, packs a scrappy punch with its creative and free-wheeling productions. Check out the website for more information on upcoming shows.
Experimental Theatre is nestled in the sprawling campus of the Amarillo College. The college aims to introduce its students to different creative avenues and this theater is a part of its endeavor. The youngsters not only get a hands-on experience of acting but learn about other aspects of theatrical performances like sound, lighting, setting up stage and so forth. Every season, it brings forth fresh acts and classic dramas, thereby, ensuring a great mix of entertainment. For more details, check website.
Founded by Mila Gibson of Amarillo College, the Amarillo Opera is a professional member of Opera America and one of its "Success Award" winners. Along with producing and showing critically acclaimed performances, the Amarillo Opera is renowned for its community outreach programs. The opera offers free workshops for youths between 5-18 in creative fields such as visual arts, music, drama, dance and poetry. Guest artist performances, scholarships and educational demonstrations are all part of the opera's community benefiting programs.
The Amarillo Little Theatre (ALT) has been a staple of the city's cultural scene since 1927, making it one of the oldest community theaters in the country. The venue can seat 453 and also houses two dance studios. If you're in town, don't pass up the opportunity to see what ALT has to offer!
If you are a gaming aficionado, then you will surely fall in love with 12052 Event Center. This eclectic venue not just trades, repairs and sells gaming consoles like XBox, Nintendo and Playstation, but also hosts major gaming tournaments for kids of all ages. Walk in here during their opening hours and you will find the place abuzz with activities. And this is not just restricted to gaming as the venue hosts major national as well as local bands regularly. Do not forget to bring your kids to the Friday Night Magic show held here every week. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.