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Guest Services

The following information is provided to help you familiarize yourself with our facilities and services. Our goal is to provide you with personalized service to ensure that your experience exceeds your expectations.

In order to serve you most effectively, please do not hesitate to address questions, comments or requests for specific assistance to any Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center staff member.

HOUSE POLICIES

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


HOUSE POLICIES

DOORS:

The lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to curtain. The house typically opens 30 minutes prior to curtain.

LATECOMERS:
Guests arriving late will be seated at the discretion of management and according to the contractual agreements and requirements of the attraction.  The Center makes every attempt to begin each performance on time.

CAMERAS, RECORDING EQUIPMENT, CELLULAR PHONES AND PAGERS: 
Cameras and recording equipment are strictly prohibited during copywrighted events. Flash photography is not permitted at anytime for the safety of performers and crew. Cellular phones and pagers should be silenced out of consideration for others.

LOST & FOUND:
You may call 256.549.8475 if you have lost an item. Gadsden State Community College is not responsible for any personal property brought on campus.

RESTROOMS:
Restrooms are located in the lobby and in the adjacent classroom wing. All restrooms are handicap accessible.

SMOKING:
Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center is entirely smoke free.

CHILDREN:
We encourage families to enjoy performances together, however we request that children under five do not attend events unless they are specifically produced for children.
 
PLEASE BE COURTEOUS:
During the performance, talking, coughing, rustling of paper, and noise from digital watches and other devices disturb performers and members of the audience.  To ensure guests and performers enjoy shows free of distractions, Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center reserves the right to ask anyone to leave if his or her behavior is disruptive. 

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From Chattanooga, Tennessee:
Take I-59 South to I-759 in Gadsden. Exit onto I-759 (Interstate 759 will become Alabama Highway 759 before crossing the Coosa River) and follow it until it comes to ends onto George Wallace Drive. Turn right and proceed approximately .1 miles to the first right. The loading dock and the stage entrance are at the back of the building. (Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours 15 minutes)

From Birmingham, Alabama:
Take I-59 North to I-759 in Gadsden. Exit onto I-759 (Interstate 759 will become Alabama Highway 759 before crossing the Coosa River) and follow it until it comes to an end onto George Wallace Drive. Turn right and proceed approximately .1 miles to the first right. The loading dock and the stage entrance are at the back of the building. (Approximate Travel Time: 1 hour)

From Anniston, Alabama:
Take U.S. Highway 431 North to Gadsden. Proceed on U.S. Highway 431/Meighan Boulevard until you come to Hood Avenue/Alabama Highway 291. Turn left here just prior to crossing the Meighan Boulevard/U.S. Highway 431 Coosa River Bridge. Hood Avenue/Alabama Highway 291 changes to George Wallace Drive/Alabama Highway 291 after crossing East Broad Street. Proceed until you pass Interstate-759/Alabama Highway 759, then take the first right. The loading dock and the stage entrance are at the back of the building. (Approximate Travel Time: 35 minutes)

From Atlanta, Georgia:
Take Interstate-20 West from Atlanta to Anniston, Alabama and take the U.S. Highway 431 North Exit. Take U.S. Highway 431 North to Gadsden. Proceed on U.S. Highway 431/Meighan Boulevard until you come to Hood Avenue/Alabama Highway 291. Turn left here just prior to crossing the Meighan Boulevard/U.S. Highway 431 Coosa River Bridge. Hood Avenue/Alabama Highway 291 changes to George Wallace Drive/Alabama Highway 291 after crossing East Broad Street. Proceed until you pass Interstate-759/Alabama Highway 759, then take the first right. The loading dock and the stage entrance are at the back of the building. (Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours 15 minutes)

Parking:
Parking is available for a limited number of guests immediately surrounding the building. For high profile events, please arrive to the campus at least 30 minutes prior to curtain to give yourself time to locate a parking space. Please secure all valuables and lock car when parked on campus. GSCC may not be held responsible for items and property on the campus.



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