Tech Specs

The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences has two main performance venues the Maier Foundation Performance Hall and Walker Theater. Both facilities are a part of the Clark Performance Place. The Maier Foundation Performance Hall seats 1,850 people. The Walker Theater is a movable black-box theater that can seat up to 200 depending upon the room set-up. The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia is a non-smoking facility.


One Clay Square
Charleston, West Virginia 25301

Loading Dock Access:

  • There are two loading docks on the back of the building located on Brooks Street
  • The 1st dock is for the Avampato Discovery Museum, and is the preferred delivery address for packages
  • The 2nd dock nearest to Washington Street is for the Maier Foundation Performance Hall and Walker Theatre
  • Both loading docks have 2 truck bays with 2 dock levelers at each location

Stage Door Access:

  • The stage door is located between the two loading docks in the rear of the building on Brooks Street
  • This is the preferred entrance for artists and technicians

Truck and Bus Parking:

  • Can be accommodated at both loading docks

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Clay Center’s technical staff.

Zack Bogan

Director of Theaters and Sales

O: 304-561-3564

Mike Ramsey

Assistant Technical Director

O: 304-561-3547

C: 304-421-0010

F: 304-561-3598