Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center’s Byers Theatre
The Byers Theatre is the primary performance space in the center. The theatre features excellent sight lines, with seating for 1,070 on three levels including box seats. Superb acoustics, a full orchestra pit, and fly loft make the theatre an ideal venue for a variety of performance events. The theatre’s state-of-the-art performance technology offers a robust lighting inventory and a cinema-quality 4K projector and screen. The back-of-house includes green rooms, dressing rooms, and a 1,300 square foot (sf) Rehearsal Room. Detailed schematics of the Byers Theatre and its production capabilities can be obtained upon request from the SSPAC staff. View our Tech Guide for the Performing Arts Center Theatre to learn more about the technical specifications and production capabilities of this venue.
The 6,100 square-foot glass enclosed Main Lobby can also function as a gallery or venue for receptions. The full-service CityBar. adjoining the Main Lobby and Studio Theatre boasts a 7’ x 16’ video wall. The Park View Lounge offers more intimate event space off of the main lobby.
The Studio Theatre is a 5,000-sf flexible space that can be configured to serve the community as a meeting space, a venue for small performances, or a location for corporate meetings and banquet-style events. The room can comfortably hold 300-350 people for seated events, and also features excellent acoustics, a full lighting grid, a sprung floor, and other technologies. The 2,730 sf Studio Theatre Lobby provides pre-function space for the Studio Theatre. Outfitted with a 11’ x 20’ video wall and a lighting grid, it can also accommodate small events and receptions. View our Tech Guide for the Studio Theatre to learn more about the technical specifications and production capabilities of this venue.
The City Green at the heart of the City Springs contains ample green space for events and impromptu picnics. Shaded areas are planned for a quiet game of chess or a good book, or simply a good vantage point to people watch. The Green boasts a number of water features inspired by the springs that give the City of Sandy Springs its name, including gateway entrances and an interactive fountain for kids to play in. The walkway through the 4-acre City Green features a water wall and shade Bosque, creating an inviting and dynamic feature for residents as they enjoy a leisurely stroll. A permanent stage will provide space for outdoor concerts.
The Conference Center offers a variety of spaces to accommodate meetings by civic, community, and corporate groups. Five Meeting Rooms of varying size with digital display boards and audio/video connections are available. The 4,830 sf Terrace Meeting Room features a projector and screen, audio/video connections, and moveable walls that allow the room to be divided into thirds to provide flexible capacity. The adjacent City View Terrace overlooking the City Green will offer guests compelling views of City Springs and beyond, with external audio speakers, and a decorative water wall. View our Tech Guide for the Conference Center to learn more about the technical specifications and production capabilities of this venue.
Individuals and companies have the opportunity to be connected with the City Springs project, while helping to fund programming.
Amenities and Services
Ample parking is planned with approximately 1,125 parking spaces on site, with 750 of those in an underground parking deck. The deck’s entrance is on Johnson Ferry Road and extends under the City Green.
SSPAC’s exclusive in‐house catering service can provide food and beverage for all events ranging from business conferences and private receptions to backstage catering and concessions for stage performances. The centrally located kitchen and portable concession stations provide custom accommodation throughout the building.
In an effort to provide the best service all patrons, our exclusive ticketing vendor will provide ticketing services for all ticketed events in the SSPAC. Our full‐service Box Office offers on-site, Internet, and telephone sales, with tickets printed and sold in accordance with the client’s desired price and other specifications. More information about ticketing services can be found in our Booking Policies and Procedures.
The following guide has been created for organizations interested in renting a venue at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center. For questions or additional information, please contact the SSPAC Management Office at (770) 206-2063.