Helix Charter High School Performing Arts Center - San Diego, Ca
La Mesa, California is known as the Jewel of the Hills for its central location amongst San Diego County’s rolling hills. The near perfect climate and a quaint downtown makes La Mesa an amazing community for hosting an athletic event. Helix Charter High School has tremendous campus facilities for hosting athletic events. These spaces include the Helix Football & Track Stadium, Helix Gymnasium, Helix Aquatics Center and Helix Fields. The Performing Arts Center is a fantastic new event space to expand the venue portfolio.
Open in 2014, The Performing Arts Center at Helix Charter High School is a stunning complex. According to the school’s mission statement, “Helix Charter High School strives to close the achievement gap through effective collaboration and innovative practices.” The $15.2 million complex speaks directly to that mission in providing students and the community an incredible venue to experience performance art. The Performing Arts Center features a 410 seat theater with full- fly loft and an orchestra pit, a 112 seat black box theater, theater lobby, concession stands, restroom facilities, dressing rooms, classroom and recital rooms. Helix Charter High School is a school of choice for its students and has a storied athletic program. The construction of the Performing Arts Center is just the beginning of campus improvements for the 60 year old high school. New athletic facilities including an updated gymnasium is also in the works. Though not a traditional athletic facility, the Performing Arts Center is a great venue for cheerleading and dance competition as well as technology events like eSports and hackathons.