Performing Arts Centre for Excellence (PACE) Building

Administrative / Biographical History

The PACE (Performance Arts Centre for Excellence) Building opened in October 2007. It was designed specifically for Dance, Drama and Music Technology teaching by Ellis Williams Architects. The building includes four large studios, rehearsal rooms, music recording studios, a performance space with flexible seating, offices, changing rooms and social areas. It is constructed on a steel frame finished externally with a white ‘Sto’ render system. PACE was opened on 25 October 2007 by Alan Yentob, Creative Director of the BBC.