The Ferst Center for the Arts is a performance facility on the Georgia Tech campus. The center has a 1,159-seat…More auditorium and art galleries. The center features a proscenium stage, orchestra pit and theatrical lighting and sound systems. A variety of performances and programs are held at the center to educate Tech students and the community.
The $7.5 million center, which was paid for by the Callaway Foundation and the state of Georgia, opened April 13, 1992 with a performance from pianist Andre Watts. The center is named for Robert Ferst, a generous Tech alumnus.
The performance season at the Ferst Center runs from September to April. Tech's music and theatre groups perform at the center. The facility is also available for rental.