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Signature Theatre
Built as the anchor of the new Shirlington Village, the new two-theatre complex occupies the second, third and fourth floors overlooking the village plaza. The 299-seat MAX theatre and the 99-seat ARK theatre, as well as a lobby performance space, 3 full-size rehearsal rooms, technical shops, administrative offices, and a street level accessible box office, enables the 17-year-old organization to expand and fulfill its growing program needs.

The MAX is a 3-story-high black box space with flexible seating, a full catwalk system, steel and open bays for rigging, large dimming and lighting system, and perimeter balcony. Two sets of acoustic draperies, as well as ambulatory draperies, allow the room to be set for large amplified musicals as well as smaller intimate plays.

The intimate ARK has flexible seating, a full pipe grid, dimming systems, and sprung floor. Perfect for smaller productions, the room also features fully adjustable acoustic draperies and all the moderns technology of the larger space.

The main lobby features a modern dimming system and performance lighting set-up for special events and performances, and the grand staircase features both a custom chandelier above and fully programmable 3-color LED strips in every step that can create an infinite number of colors and looks.