The main floor of Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center is divided into two main sections: Front Orchestra and Rear Orchestra. Each row is lettered A through T. Seating begins with seat 1 on the house right side.

Row M in the center has removable seats allowing room for a wheelchair. Tickets in these sections will be marked as handicapped and wheelchair accessible and should only be purchased by patrons and their guests that need accommodations.

Orchestra pit seating will occasionally be added. When this is done, the orchestra pit is lowered and padded, free-standing chairs are placed for seating, labeled as rows P1 – P3.

The balcony features padded, free-standing chairs on each wing that may be sold as handicapped and wheelchair-accessible seating. The PAEC does have an elevator to the balcony to access these seats.

The balcony of Federal Way PAEC is referred to as the Mezzanine

Row M in the center has removable seats allowing room for a wheelchair.


The main floor  is divided into two main sections: Front Orchestra and Loge.