Fine Arts Facilities

North Central College has some of the most magnificent Fine Arts and Performing facilities in the Chicagoland area. Hosting a variety of music, art, theater, and dance performances each year, North Central College has the perfect venue for your Fine Arts event. Our dedicated Fine Arts staff works hard to ensure the finest performing arts experience. Please peruse the building detail pages for more information about North Central College's Fine and Performing Arts venues.

Wentz Concert Hall

171 East Chicago Avenue


A spectacular auditorium with world-class acoustics in the Fine Arts Center.

Concert Hall Features

Seating Capacity 617, includes: House Main Floor Seating (411) House Balcony Seating (206), Choral Balcony (Additional 120)

  • Hard Wood Floor 
  • Digital Sound System
  • Projector & Screen
  • ADA Accessible
  • Green Room
  • Dressing and Make-Up Rooms

The Theater at Meiley-Swallow Hall

31 South Ellsworth Street


Renovated and modernized in 2007, the former Grace Evangelical Church features a 239-seat theatre with a thrust stage for musical and theatre productions.

Theater Features

Seating capacity 239, including Main Floor Seating and Balcony Seating.

  • Data Projector & Video Screen
  • Green Room
  • Dressing Rooms
  • Lobby (Available for Receptions)

Pfeiffer Hall

310 East Benton Avenue


Theatrical productions, recitals, choral and instrumental performances are hosted throughout the year at this historic west suburban magnet for the arts.

Seating capacity 1,055 includes: Main Floor Seating (588) & Balcony Seating (467)

Theater Features        

  • Digital Sound Board & Lighting Board
  • Fly System
  • Projector & Screen
  • Curtains & Masking
  • Green, Dressing, and Make-Up Rooms

Madden Theater

171 East Chicago Avenue


A versatile black box experimental theater located within the Wentz Concert Hall and Fine Arts Center.

Theater Features

Black Box Theater (Up to 150 Seats)

  • Versatile, Mobile Seating, able to customize
  • Ideal for Receptions, Jazz and Dance Performances, Lectures, Film Screenings, Experimental Theater
  • Green Room 
  • Dressing and Make-Up Rooms