The Altamont Theatre
18 Church Street Asheville, NC 28801
Distance from hotel: 7.0 mi
Phone: (828) 274-8070
Altamont Theatre is a new addition to downtown Asheville, North Carolina. The theatre resides in a historic landmark built in 1895. The newly renovated building brings to Asheville a professional black-box musical theatre and conservatory.
Altamont Theatre can be rented for different occasions, as it is a multi-purpose facility. They have a wide range of performances that showcase instrumental jazz, poetry, vocal performances, and more. Check with the theatres website to get a current schedule of performance times and ticket information. If you prefer to go to the box office, the hours are as follows: Tuesday - Wednesday: 1pm - 4pm Thursday - Friday: 1pm - 4pm and 1 hour before show time Saturday - Sunday: 1pm - 4pm and 1 hour before show time
The Altamont prides itself in that it is an LEED certified building. Their aim was to provide the community with an eco-friendly environment. The theatre features seating for about 120 people. The lower part of the theatre features a gallery where artists can display their artwork. There is also a bar and restrooms available to those who attend performances in the lower level. If you are looking to showcase an event, there are dressing rooms and a green room available to accommodate.
Altamont is an up and coming attraction in Asheville. One customer was quoted as saying, This is a great place to see a show. There are chairs! yeah! and a great sound system. This place feels like you are hanging out with the band. Which you get to do at intermission. Another visitor stated: "If you're excited about the performer and want to take in every word then you're not going to find a better place in Asheville."
Downtown Asheville offers a popular scene that takes pride in its Altamont Theatre is a rather new venture that is receiving raves reviews after being open for almost 2 years.