Visual & Performing Arts Center (VPAC)

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Feel free to reach out to the Rental Coordinator for inquiries or questions. You can email us at or call 408.864.8333.


stageThe Visual & Performing Arts Center (VPAC) theater is a 400-seat, state-of-the-art performance space that is available for rent to the public. 

This theater offers top audio, videoand lighting capabilities for a variety of different performances including dances, orchestras, concerts, theatrical plays and presentations.

Rental Process

  • Frst, please review all VPAC rental policies
  • Contact the rental coordinator at or 408.864-8333 to discuss open dates, pricing and potential site visits.
  • A tech sheet (if required) will be emailed to you, once an available date is confirmed. 
  • Once the tech sheet is approved, a signed rental application is required with a deposit based on the number of hours requested and a $50 application fee to officially secure dates. (The rental coordinator will provide a deposit payment link.)
  • Fill out the VPAC Rental Application and email a signed copy to the rental coordinator. 
  • NOTE Dining Hall rentals must be made separately from the VPAC theater. The application for Dining Hall rentals can be found on the Facilty Rental website.
  • Please DO NOT begin advertising your event until a confirmed contract is signed by the rental coordinator and your deposit is received by the college cashier's office.
  • Completion of the application online does not constitute an agreement.
  • No reservation is secure without a deposit in place.
  • The VPAC requires TWO MONTHS' NOTICE for any event.

De Anza groups or departments interested in booking the VPAC must contact the Facilities Rental Coordinator at or (408) 864-8333. (De Anza groups and organizations are subject to separate rental policies.)

Standard Fees

The VPAC theater operates on an hourly rate, with an overtime structure past 8 hours. All rooms and standard equipment are included within the hourly rental rate as well as standard labor. 

Visit the VPAC Fees webpage for an in-depth look at all aspects of the rental costs involved in renting of the theater including external costs such as parking and additional equipment.


Please contact the rental coordinator if you have any specific questions regarding fees.

Helpful Links

Below you will find several helpful links regarding the VPAC such as our list of in-house equipment, stage configurations, a visual tour of the VPAC, house rules, common questions regarding the booking process, and contact information.

About the VPAC

danceConstructed in 2010, the VPAC serves not only as a theater for De Anza College events and the community, but also as an instructional facility.  Classrooms are integrated into the building and even the stage itself serves as a teaching facility. 

The VPAC building also includes the 2,000-square-foot Euphrat Museum of Art, which is accessible from the main lobby of the building. 

The VPAC has obtained LEED Silver certification for utilizing environmentally friendly and sustainable building methods.

Employment Opportunities

Interested in becoming a theater technician?  Please email for more information regarding required experience and pay rates.

Directions and Parking

De Anza College is located at 21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard in Cupertino, near the junction of Highways 280 and 85 – providing  easy access from all directions in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

The VPAC Theater is the large orange building at the northeast corner of campus, closest to the intersection of Stevens Creek Boulevard and North Stelling Road.

From Highway 85, exit at Stevens Creek Boulevard and drive east toward Stelling Road. You can enter campus from Stevens Creek Boulevard and turn left toward Parking Lot A. You can also enter from Stelling Road and turn right toward Lot A.

College Mission

De Anza College is one of two colleges that make up the Foothill-De Anza Community College District.  The mission of De Anza College is to challenge students of every background to develop intellect, character and abilities to achieve their educational goals, and to serve their community in a diverse and changing world.  To accomplish this mission, De Anza College provides a quality teaching and learning environment and sound educational programs and services, accessible and responsive to the needs and interest of the people of our community.

De Anza College celebrates the diversity of its student body and the communities from which they are drawn.   One of the ways De Anza attempts to respond to the needs and interest of our community is by making our facilities available for use by various community groups and organizations

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