To rent facility space within the Townsend Center at UWG:

Step 1: Please review this introduction text.

The Townsend Center for the Performing Arts contains a 459-seat Main Stage theatre , with proscenium stage and orchestra pit, and a Black Box theatre which seats up to 170 for experimental theatre, chamber music, receptions, and other small-scale events. The facility includes offices, lobby with grand piano and digital monitors, Box Office, two sets of dressing rooms , a rehearsal room, green room, scene shop, loading dock and outdoor patio space.  Performance  instruments include two Bosendorfer Imperial Grand Pianos, one Kawai Grand Piano and one Yamaha U3 upright piano.  Lighting, sound, staging, rigging, and soft goods equipment is extensive, well maintained, and up-to-date.  The Orchestra Lift is fully functional, featuring an industrial-grade application from Serapid Technologies.    The TCPA is located on the campus of the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia. The TCPA was officially opened in April of 1989 as the Performing Arts Center.

In addition to facility  rental and event production services, the Townsend Center also provides professionally managed Ticketing Services including: consulting for pricing and house scaling, sophisticated ticketing software, advanced admissions technology, customer service, order fulfillment, and patron communications.  Payment processing includes cash, check and major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.  Based on the Salesforce Foundation platform, the Townsend Center operates the ticketing and donor software, PatronManager

Step 2) Complete this Event Survey that gathers basic information:

Step 3) Email our Staff Member who will review your Event Survey and check the facility calendar for availability:

Brooke Hunter, Administrative Assistant
email =
phone = 678-839-4722

Step 4) Review the text below and the PDF documents once you have contacted Ms. Hunter:

Once she has reviewed the facility calendar, Ms. Hunter will contact you.  Afterwards, she will refer you to the Technical Director and the Patron Services Manager to arrange a pre-production meeting to discuss your needs and estimate expenses for the event. During this meeting, the TCPA staff will determine access times, staging setup, technical requirements, front of house needs, box office needs, and safety/security needs. This allows the Townsend Center staff to plan and staff your event, have all equipment ready upon your arrival, and develop the most accurate estimate of the cost of your event. This meeting should occur no later than two months prior to the event. 

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