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If you would like to utilize any of our facilities for your event, please review the information on this page before contacting our Facility Rentals Manager.


Virginia G. Piper Theater

Most events take place in Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ state-of-the-art, 853-seat Virginia G. Piper Theater, recognized for its intimacy, acoustics and comfort. View the seating chart, video, and gallery images of the venue.


Stage 2

With theater-style seating for 137 guests, Stage 2 accommodates a variety of lectures, films and other events. See Stage 2 map.


Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium

Named after Dayton Fowler Grafman, a longtime board member and supporter of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and curator of its nationally recognized Virginia G. Piper Concert Series, the 6,200-square-foot Atrium provides an impressive entrance and an inviting place to gather before and after events.


Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater

Located in the park a short walk from Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, the Amphitheater is the home of the popular Concerts Under the Stars series. The outdoor venue accommodates up to 1,800 people on its sloped grass lawn.


Mezzanine Lounge


SMoCA Lounge


Space Capacity Day Rate Non-Profit Rate
Virginia G. Piper Theater 853 $1,650 $1,430
Stage 2 137 $1,650 $330
Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium 500 - 900 $1,430 $1,100
Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater Varied $2,750 $2,330
Mezzanine Lounge 30 - 120 $550 $330
SMoCA Lounge 50 - 75 $550 $440

Rates do not include labor and equipment expenses.

Additional Resources


All food related products and non-alcoholic beverage services must be provided by one of our Preferred Caterers. Catering arrangements must be contracted separately with each individual caterer.

All alcoholic beverage services must be provided and served by our exclusive alcohol manager. For alcoholic beverage services, please contact Associate Director of Patron Experience Jamie Prins at 480-874-4697 or

Rules and policies for renting Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and other on-site facilities.

A limited number of rental fee waivers are provided to local non-profit organizations in support of their events. To apply, download and submit the Non-Profit Rental Support Program Policy and Application.

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We would be happy to help answer any questions.

Rental Contact

Annie Parker
Facility Rentals Manager

Tel: 480-874-4604
Fax: 480-874-4655