This section of ImaginOn aims to nurture the artist in every child or teen. It is a well-known theater for families in North Carolina as hundreds of thousands of people come every year to watch performances. It offers classes for all ages, from preschoolers to high school students. Among the educational programs are summer camps, creative drama classes, and theater workshops.
Teachers and facilitators are all professionals and highly-competent theater artists with years of experience as performers, directors, instructors, and playwrights. There are two major venues where performances are held: the Wells Fargo Playhouse which seats 250 people and the McColl Family Theater with a capacity of 570 people.
ImaginOn also holds other events such as family and baby storytime, crocheting classes, educational video gaming, an introductory class to virtual reality, paper embroidery and foreign language classes. Check out their website for an up-to-date schedule of events and activities.
ImaginOn also accepts facility rentals as it has a wide range of available spaces and rooms: The Round, Courtyard, 4 different studios, rehearsal rooms, board room with kitchen and a public lobby. However, birthday parties are not accepted.
This learning center is the first public facility in Mecklenburg County to be certified by LEED. Additionally, the ImaginOn building was granted a silver level certification as a green building by the US Green Building Council.