According to the Lubbock Entertainment and Performing Arts Association, Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences will be the cultural hub of Lubbock and the cornerstone of downtown revitalization and will fuel the economy for years to come. The Hall will be the future home of Ballet Lubbock, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra and Lubbock ISD Visual and Performing Arts. The state-of-the-art campus features two theaters, event space, a full-service bistro and a ballet academy under one roof. The construction budget of $154 million will go towards:

  • Helen DeVitt Jones Main Theater
    • 2,200 seats with four levels and two VIP lounges
    • Acoustic rating NC 15
  • The Crickets Studio Theater
    • 24,225 square feet designed with Lubbock ISD’s needs in mind
    • 425 seats, concessions and lounge area, dedicated lobby area, and private west entrance
    • Acoustic rating NC 15
  • Multipurpose Event Room
    • 6,000 sub-dividable square feet functional for receptions, banquets, lectures, meetings and rehearsals
  • Ballet Lubbock Pre-Professional Academy
    • 22,000 square-foot dance center, office and storage space
  • Food and Dining
    • 2,500 square-foot commercial kitchen to accommodate all venue catering
    • 2,000 square- foot Bistro with a 100-seat capacity
  • Christine DeVitt Main Lobby
    • Visual experience featuring a spiral staircase; serves as the main entrance to the Hall
    • Accommodates 300 seated people for banquets, weddings, and galas
  • Back stage
    • Loading docks, control rooms, dressing rooms, visiting company offices, conference room, management and administrative offices, storage for sets and costumes and performers’ lounges

The Buddy Holly Hall is privately funded, owned and operated by The Lubbock Entertainment and Performing Arts Association, with 100% of all contributions directly funding construction of the project. Innovative partnerships with local arts organizations, public schools and universities, and private corporations will allow The Buddy Holly Hall to be financially self-sustaining upon opening in the spring of 2020.