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Construction underway on new CPMA Performing Arts Center

Posted by Cynthia Reed-Porter at 11/28/2012 12:15:00 PM

Construction on CPMA Performing Arts Center A new performing arts center is being constructed on the east side of the Creative, Performing & Media Arts (CPMA) Middle School campus (former Kroc MS). The new 20,600-square-feet facility will feature the following amenities:
  • 400-seat theatre
  • Two music classrooms
  • Scene shop
  • Green room
  • Restrooms
  • Control and ticket booths
  • Support and storage spaces

The construction of this building began in June. The project is being done in conjunction with the school's whole-site modernization,which includes remodeling the food service facilities to include a new serving area and kiosk, remodeling the auditorium, renovating shower/locker areas, installing a new security fence and improving landscaping along the street in front of the school, and making improvements needed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and current building codes. There will also be heating/air conditioning/ventilation upgrades, lighting improvements, technology upgrades. Construction is expected to be completed in spring 2014.

These improvements are being funded by Prop. S, the bond measure passed by voters in 2008 to repair, renovate and revitalize district schools. For more details on bond projects at CPMA, visit For information on Prop. S, visit, e-mail or call 619-725-7252. Media inquiries should be directed to Cynthia Reed-Porter, facilities communications supervisor, at 619-725-5579.