Hi-Desert Cultural Center hires Stoker Construction, Inc. to complete regional cultural arts center

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JOSHUA TREE, CA — The Hi-Desert Cultural Center has hired Stoker Construction, Inc. to complete the extensive renovations on the regional arts center’s main campus this season.  With funding fully achieved and after a year of finalizing the new floor plans to include a dramatic expansion of the regional theater, the area’s flagship venue will feature a greatly widened ground floor for expanded audience seating, a new second story mezzanine complete with box seating, and a near doubling of the stage width, among other major enhancements.

Stoker-Inc-ResidenceIn addition to commercial construction projects, Stoker Construction, Inc. has the esteemed reputation of building some of the finest homes in the Coachella Valley, including many of the multi-million dollar masterpieces in the prestigious BIGHORN Golf Club above El Paseo Drive.

Stoker Construction is a locally-based, family-owned company known for its exceptional artistry, professionalism, and attention to detail. These shared traits made them the perfect choice to be selected to rebuild the man-made crown jewel of our Joshua Tree National Park communities.Jarrod Radnich, President, Hi-Desert Cultural Center

Initial artist renderings of the approx. 340 seat theater will be released and included in the Cultural Center’s new upcoming season brochure, which will also feature information on the Cultural Center’s new 15,280 sq/ft Yucca Valley Visual & Performing Arts Center opening this Fall.  Significant naming/recognition opportunities are available, and local contractors and artists are encouraged to contact Stoker Construction for bidding opportunities.  For more information on the Hi-Desert Cultural Center, visit www.HiDesertCulturalCenter.org, join the Cultural Center’s e-newsletter mailing list, or send an email to info@hidesertculturalcenter.org.  For more information on Stoker Construction, Inc., visit www.StokerInc.com

PHOTO CAPTION (FROM LEFT): Hi-Desert Cultural Center (HDCC) Board Treasurer Jim Lawless, HDCC Board President Jarrod Radnich, Stoker Construction, Inc. owners Mark Stoker and Clint Stoker, and HDCC Playhouse Artistic Director Howard Shangraw review some of the final construction plans for the Hi-Desert Cultural Center.

PHOTO CREDIT: Anne Sholtz, HDCC Board Member and CFO.


GREAT NEWS FOR SEASON PACKAGE TICKET HOLDERS! Should your schedule change and you find yourself needing to attend a performance on a different date — if you give the Box Office at least 48 hours notice prior to your ticketed performance, management will attempt to exchange your ticket for a different performance of the same show!