“Experts say a combination of elements contribute to successful downtowns. A lively, bustling atmosphere with lots of people is a must — but what attracts the people?
The formula includes retail and residential with lots of parking. Night life that offers several places to eat and drink, combined with entertainment in the form of theaters and performing arts centers, is the key, experts say.” North Jersey.com - July 12th Article
This 3,000 sq. ft. facility on the ground floor of Building 'A' fronting on Kings Road will be leased to the borough on a thirty year lease for $1.00 a year.
Equipped with restrooms, dressing rooms, a ticket booth area and a large performance space, which opens out to a large patio area with an outdoor stage, the approx. capacity of the space is as follows:
Seated at tables: 100
Seated theater style: 200
Standing only: 280
Potential Programming Opportunities:
DDC Events (Art Gala, Indoor Markets and Fairs)
Recreation Summer Drama Programs
Workshops and Training Programs
Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Events (Home &Camp Expos, Networking Events)
Other Commission Events (MEC Green Forum)
Holiday Arts Festival
Art Shows and Galleries
Writers Theatre (Resident Company)
Shakespeare Theater of NJ
Madison Public Schools:
District Art Show
Student Ensemble Performances
Literary Presentations (Glyphs Coffee House)
Universities (Drew, FDU, CSE):
Non-Profit Event and Meetings
Interested in using the Madison Community Arts Center? Review the rental information and begin the application here.