The Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center is a state of the art performance theater able to accommodate up to 289 people seated. In addition to being fully equipped with theatrical lighting and sound, this multi-purpose stage is also outfitted with a 5500 lumens digital projector and a 16' x 9' movie screen!
Located in the heart of Evans, Georgia, this facility shares space with the Columbia County Library. Whether you need an auditorium for an informational seminar or a well-equipped stage for your high school drama fundraiser, the JSH Performing Arts Center is perfect. Four dressing rooms are adjacent to the theater and available for use when doing a performance. These four rooms can also be rented for smaller meetings or parties when not in use as dressing rooms.
This well-equipped yet intimate theater is perfect for a concert, seminar, or theatrical performance. Capable of seating up to 296 when including 7 for handicapped, this is the ideal size theater for smaller performances with highly technical needs. In addition to performances, the movie-sized screen (16' x 9') is just like being in a movie theater.
For any type of event from actual theatrical performances to recitals or meetings and seminars or even a church service, this facility can be utilized for most any type of event.
Click here to learn more about our benefactor Jabez Sanford Hardin.
State-of-the-art audio visual equipment can also be rented for use within these rooms. Contact the Sales office for specifics and prices.
There are two distinct fee categories for this facility, they are:
Performance Rates are for events with an audience in attendance, usually after-hours or on the weeekends.
Meeting Rates are specified as a corporate rental during the week day or possibly the use of a monthly meeting on a week night - not in the theater - only in the classrooms.
*Groups wishing to take advantage of our Non-Profit rate must provide their 501C(3) letter.
For a Performance Packet of information, click here.
Pre-scheduled tours are available Monday - Friday between 2:00pm and 4:30pm by calling: (706) 868-3349 or email us for any inquiries.
For a Rental Contract for a meeting, click here.
For Driving Directions:
From Washington Road in Evans
Turn right on to Ronald Reagan Drive
At the traffic light turn left on to Evans Town Center Boulevard
Turn left into the parking lot of the Public Library builiding, a sign is at the road.
Email Sandy Boner, Manager
Rental Facilities & Venues Department