The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, also known as the Smith Performing Arts Center, located in Downtown Las Vegas Nevada's Symphony Park is a 4.75 acres (1.92 ha) theater facility consisting of three theaters in two buildings. Groundbreaking for the $470 million project was May 26, 2009. The design style is Art Deco was chosen to echo the design elements of the other great architectural masterpiece in Nevada, Hoover Dam, just 30 miles to the southeast. It features a 17 story carillon tower containing 46 bells. The building is the first performing arts center in the nation to be LEED certified. It opened on March 10, 2012. The Smith Center features international music, and dance companies, and will be the main center of the Las Vegas Philharmonic and Nevada Ballet Theatre.
The three main venues at the Smith Center are the Reynolds Hall, Cabaret Jazz Theater, and the Troesh Studio Theater, the first of which is located in its namesake building and the latter two in the Boman Pavilion.
- 2,050-seat Reynolds Hall is designed to keep the seats close to the stage, seating is on 5 levels
- 258-seat Cabaret Jazz cabaret style theater for more intimate performances Clint Holmes performs on the first Friday and Saturday of each month in the cabaret which has two levels of seating.
- 250-seat Troesh Studio Theater rehearsal theater
- The 2-acre (0.81 ha) Donald W. Reynolds Symphony Park lawn for outdoor performances
- 47 bell carillon; is a 17 story tall tower containing cast brass bells that ring over 4 octaves. The carillon was originally planned as a 36 bell instrument with a 3 octave range.
- Elaine Wynn Studio for Arts Education
- Grand Lobby
- Founder's Room and Mezzanine Lounge