Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Altoona, PA

Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Altoona, PA

Institution Type:

 Higher Education

Project Class:

 Classroom, Theatre / Auditorium

Project Delivery System:

 General Contractor

Construction Type:


The outside area of the building includes new walkways, a service entrance for equipment and scenery loading and unloading, as well as an entrance directly into the addition. Inside, there is a new art gallery, a scene shop where set designs can be constructed, and a stage extension, which adds to the utility of the existing theatre. The new performing arts studio with a hardwood dance floor is enveloped with a curtain wall, giving the dancers inside a prime view of the campus and its shade trees.

Details and Awards

Total Square Feet


New Construction Square Feet


Start Date


Substantial Completion



Penn State University
Altoona campus
Altoona, PA 16602


The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802


Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Civil Engineer

Pennoni Associates, Inc.
Monroeville, PA 15146

Structural Engineer

Atlantic Engineering Services
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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