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Ridges Auditorium

The Ridges Auditorium, Athens, Ohio

An event facility located at the Ridges Complex (map), this is a forum style seating auditorium which is used for College of Fine Arts performances, plays, concerts, recitals, lectures and various functions. Originally the Amusement building, built in 1900, was used for chapel services, meetings, movies, activity therapy, and recreation purposes for the patients of the hospital.

The Auditorium can be set up either with table seating or the normal/standard audience seating with risers.

The maximum capacity for the Ridges Auditorium is 200, although the auditorium is usually set up to accommodate an audience of approx. 120 people.

Click here for the Ridges Auditorium Info & Reservation Guidelines [PDF]