Versailles Performing Arts Center

Versailles, Ohio

  • FIRM

    Freytag & Associates, Inc.


    Versailles Exempted Village School District

  • AREA

    226,310 sq.ft.





The Versailles Performing Arts Center is a distinct performance auditorium designed with extensive use of brick, red oak wood trim and features stone plaques that were salvaged from the former elementary school. This large space, with seating for 450, is equipped for state-of-the-art sound and lighting with a fully rigged stage for performances and ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMNauman & Zelinski; M-Technology; William H. Lord; Wright Consulting AssociatesCOST PER SQ FT$145.81FEATURED IN2011 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYAuditoriums/Music RoomsSUB CATEGORYSpecialized events. It contains a small orchestra pit for musical accompaniment and a second-level control room that can synchronize the electronic equipment.

On display outside the auditorium is a custom-made display case showcasing historical artifacts from the Versailles Exempted Village School District dating back to the 1800s. Custom-designed floor patterns with tiger paw prints and tiger striping in the terrazzo line the surrounding hallways. Classrooms for vocal and instrumental instruction are adjacent to the center. This layout was designed to create a flow of use for the performance area.

The center’s entrance welcomes guests and the community with beautiful brick and stone, setting the stage for a cohesive design and well-thought-out project.