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This 420 seat theater can be converted between proscenium and thrust staging and was designed by George Izenour, the renowned theater consultant. It forms part of the University of New Mexico Center for the Arts, which also contains Popejoy Hall, Theatre X and the UNM Department of Theater and Dance. The Department presents a high volume of student productions in Rodey, including the "Words Afire Festival of New Works", an annual staple held in April. The Department's partnerships with the National Institute of Flamenco and the Tricklock Theater Company mean that Rodey also plays host to top-quality international dance and theater events.
Kiva Auditorium promises entertainment to one and all. The auditorium has excellent, state-of-the-art facilities and sound system, making each event a huge success. Music enthusiasts can enjoy a live musical performance here. Comedy gigs, lectures, discussions, book readings and other events are held here quite often. Popular bands like the Piano Guys, artists like Norah Jones, Jerry Seinfeld, and Dave Chapelle have graced this venue in the past. Apart from an interesting line up of great artists, the auditorium also offers rental space for private functions.
The National Hispanic Cultural Center's small Wells Fargo Auditorium seats 97. The mini-space makes it ideal it for lectures, films, training and reading sessions and so on. This theater is a part of the Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts, smaller than The Albuquerque Journal Theatre. However, technically this space is equally well-equipped as the other facilities in the center. Many of NHCC programs are held over here as well.
A team of the finest actors in town joined forces to found the Mother Road Theatre Company, which opened its doors in 2007. It is housed a" The Filling Station, a 1930's gas station in Barelas that has been renovated as an arts space. In addition to producing four major pieces a season, Mother Road hosts touring productions and conducts workshops and community education programs ("InRoads" for adults and the literacy-based "Avenues" for schoolchildren). The participation of Academy Award-winning actor Alan Arkin, who serves on their Artistic Advisory Council and conducts workshops and fundraisers, attests to the quality of the work you will see from this innovative Company. Admission is USD15-20 for adults, and USD10-15 for students and seniors.
Good evening ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Vortex Theater, a small, community-run venue provided for volunteers who still have their day jobs, but live for the theater after hours. The group stages year-round productions of dramatic plays in a small, comfortable theater located across the street from the University of New Mexico. If you want to act, direct, build sets, scenery and props, or just enjoy a well-done live performance, the theater is a non-profit organization that offers something for everyone who wants to get involved in theater. The theater's tag line: "The Vortex, get sucked in."
Your favorite artistes rendering a song for you under the star lit sky, against the backdrop of mountains! This is what Sandia Casino Amphitheater, located in the Sandia Resort & Casino offers you. It is an outdoor theater and can accommodate nearly 4200 people. The placing of the seats allows you to have a closer view. The likes of Steely Dan and UB40 perform here.