14 Oct Center for the Arts – Belhaven University
The Belhaven University Center for the Arts opened in August 2002. Located just a block from the main campus on Riverside Drive, the facility was formerly Riverside Independent Methodist Church. The Center is currently occupied by the music and theatre departments, as well as administrative offices. Initial renovations have provided for new piano and computer labs, soundproofed practice rooms, a modified black box theatre, costuming and technical design areas, and numerous teaching studios, classrooms, faculty offices and performance space. The former church sanctuary now serves as the Concert Hall, which seats 800 and is the location of weekly chapel services. The former church parlor serves as the Recital Hall for smaller performances.