Central Piedmont Community College
The Overcash Academic and Performing Arts Center is known as the campus' grandest building designed in the Neo-Georgian/Classical style of architecture with its striking Ionic Style limestone collumns that rise 37 feet and weigh approximatley 25 tons each. The new building will house the performing arts school, portions of the music school, and the visual arts school, which includes the student art gallery, classrooms, and studios. Additionally, it will accomodate the student union and student food services, along with faculty offices and lounges.
The building features a 1,100-seat performing arts center and a 150-seat recital hall. Audiences will enjoy live stage and music performances in the full stage theater, which also includes a concession stand and box office area. The recital hall is a smaller venue that will also be used for musical events and lectures.
The Overcash Building totals 162,000 square feet of space.