The Visual Performing Arts Center (VPAC)

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*COVID-19 CURRENT UPDATE REGARDING CAMPUS RENTALS

Santa Clara County remains on California‚Äôs COVID watch list as cases continue and the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department has not yet cleared colleges and universities to reopen at this time.  Public health and safety is our top priority as COVID-19 continues to effect our community.  Given this, the District has decided to continue to keep the both De Anza and Foothill Campuses closed until January 3rd, 2021.  Very few exceptions will be allowed during this Fall quarter which unfortunately does not include any facility rentals for either outdoors or indoors.  We are still available for questions and bookings into 2021.

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stageWelcome to the VPAC home page! The Visual Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater is a 400-seat state of the art theater available for rent to the public.  This theater offers top audio, video, and lighting capabilities for a variety of different performances including dances, orchestras, concerts, theatrical plays, and presentations.

Rental Process

  • Please first review all VPAC Rental Policies. VPAC RENTAL POLICIES
  • Contact the Rental Coordinator at dafacilityrentals@fhda.edu or (408) 864-8333 to discuss open dates, pricing, and potential site visits.
  • Fill out the VPAC Rental Application and email a signed copy to the rental coordinator. VPAC RENTAL APPLICATION
  • DO NOT begin advertising your event until a confirmed contract is signed by the rental coordinator and the deposit is received by the cashier's department.
  • Completion of the application online does not constitute an agreement.
  • No reservation is secure without a deposit in place.

* Any De Anza groups or departments interested in booking the VPAC must contact the Facilities Rental Coordinator at dafacilityrentals@fhda.edu or (408) 864-8333.  De Anza groups and organizations are subject to separate rental policies.

Standard Fees

The VPAC Theater operates on an hourly rate, all rooms and standard equipment are included within the hourly rental rate.  The link below offers an in depth look at all aspects of the rental costs involved ib renting of the theater including external costs such as parking, additional equipment, and booking a banquet hall.

VPAC FEES

Please contact the Rental Coordinator if you have any specific questions regarding fees.

Helpful Links

Below you will find several helpful links regarding the VPAC such as our list of in house equipment, stage configurations, a visual tour of the VPAC, house rules, common questions regarding the booking process, and contact information.

VPAC EQUIPMENT LIST

STAGE CONFIGURATIONS

TOUR THE VPAC

VPAC FAQS

CONTACT INFO

About the VPAC

danceConstructed in 2010, the VPAC serves not only as a theater for De Anza College events and the community, but also as an instructional facility.  Classrooms are integrated into the building and even the stage itself serves as a teaching facility.  The VPAC Building also features a 2,000 square-foot Euphrat Museum of Art accessible from the main lobby of the building.  The VPAC has also obtained a LEED-silver certification for utilizing environmentally friendly and sustainable building methods.

Directions and Parking

De Anza College is located at the intersection of highways 280 and 85 in Cupertino, for easy access from all directions in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The VPAC Theater is a large orange building closest to the intersection of North Stelling Rd and Stevens Creek Blvd.

Parking permits are required 7 days a week from 7am-11pm, visitor $3 all-day parking is available in nearby parking lot A.

For more information, please visit these web pages

College Mission

De Anza College is one of two colleges that make up the Foothill-De Anza Community College District.  The mission of De Anza College is to challenge students of every background to develop intellect, character and abilities to achieve their educational goals, and to serve their community in a diverse and changing world.  To accomplish this mission, De Anza College provides a quality teaching and learning environment and sound educational programs and services, accessible and responsive to the needs and interest of the people of our community.

De Anza College celebrates the diversity of its student body and the communities from which they are drawn.   One of the ways De Anza attempts to respond to the needs and interest of our community is by making our facilities available for use by various community groups and organizations

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