Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts
Our state-of-the-art building is a multi-disciplinary arts destination in Waterville. The space includes a multipurpose forum room, a major recital hall that serves as a music venue, and various places for teaching, rehearsal, performance, and a film screening room.
The Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts is located on Colby College’s campus. Take Interstate 95 to Exit 127 Waterville/Oakland. Turn toward Waterville (east) on Kennedy Memorial Drive (Rt. 137) and follow the blue signs to Colby. After nine-tenths of a mile on Kennedy Memorial Drive, you will turn left onto First Rangeway, opposite Northern Light Inland Hospital. Proceed 1.1 miles on First Rangeway, to the second stop sign, and turn left onto Mayflower Hill Drive. In a half mile, you will arrive on campus where the Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts is the first building on the right.
Parking is available in a lot behind the building. To access the lot, turn right on the street before the Gordon Center and park in a spot designed for visitors.
To enter the building, walk across the small street and enter through the double doors at the rear of the building. This entry is at garden level.
Where to go in the building
The costume shop, practice rooms, and film screening room are on the garden level.
The Form, Performance Hall, Arts Incubator, Studios 1 and 2, and faculty and staff offices are on the first floor.
Studio 3 and faculty and staff offices are on the second floor.
There are two accessible parking spaces located in the lot directly next to the building. There are additional accessible spaces located in the lot behind the building.
An elevator is located in the center of the building. It can be located when traveling straight into the building from the rear entrance.
Each of the four performance spaces (Performance Hall and Studios 1-3) have a WilliamsAV FM 558 PRO system transmitter for assisted listening. When reserving tickets please indicate if you would like to request a device. If you did not reserve a ticket prior to the event, you can request a device at the visitor experience table in the Forum.
All performance venues provide open seating spots for those using a wheelchair. Visitor experience guides can assist in locating these seating options.
If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please email [email protected].