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Academy Park Campus Information
Nestled in the heart of Franklin, Tennessee, Academy Park is located on the campus of the old Battle Ground Academy (BGA), a Franklin education institution founded in 1889. This landmark site is now a thriving campus consisting of The Williamson County Performing Arts Center and The Williamson County Enrichment Center where rental space is available. Also on the campus are The Williamson County Public Library, Academy Park Gymnasium and Renaissance High School. 

Performing Arts Center- Rental Information
The Williamson County Performing Arts Center, formerly Coverdale Hall building, which was constructed in 1905, is available for you to host your next special event. This space is perfect for live theatrical productions, musical performances, competitions, dance recitals, pageants, private events, camps and workshops. Retractable seating and floor seating available. Also available are our beautiful covered patio and lobby with concessions counter and two large dressing/green rooms, each with attached private restrooms with built-in make-up stations.

Performing Arts Center - Rental Options
Theatre Seating
-278 Maximum seating capacity
-125 loose chairs for floor
-153 fixed stadium seats -Loose seating can be removed/retracted as needed

Theatre Dimensions
-Open floor dimensions -42’ 9”W x 43’ 3”D
-Proscenium  Stage -25’ 10”W x 12’ 6”H -Depth - 15’
-Apron  - 7’D x 33’ 8”W -Wings (SL and SR) - 8’W x 13’D

Rental Fees
-Half Day Rate  (0-4 hours)  $700
-Full Day Rate  (4-10 hours)  $1,500
-Additional Hourly Rate   $200/hr
-Non-Technical  Hourly Rehearsal  Rate  $100/hr
-501c3 Agencies/Schools receive a 30% discount on rental rates.
-Additional fee (10% surcharge on rental rates) for organizations outside of Williamson County.
*Plus Plenty of FREE PARKING!

- Vendini  online  ticketing  system with  choice  of  reserved or general  admission.

For performance or rental information, contact Victoria Reed at 615.786.0186 x2515 or

Enrichment Center Banquet Hall - Rental Information