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Space Guidelines & Reservations

Washington University students and student groups can reserve Performing Arts studio spaces based on their relationship to the department.  

Rules if you are reserving space for PAD class work or PAD production rehearsal ONLY
Students may check space availability at reserved.wustl.edu 
•    Reserve PAD spaces through the reserve.wustl.edu. WUSTL Key needed. 
•    Space may be reserved in the: 
     o   Women's Building Olin Studios; Olin Studio 1 and Olin Studio 2,
     o   Hotchner Studio/ Mallinckrodt 208, Mallinckrodt 101 can be reserved for Drama student course work. Please contact scarvajal@wustl.edu to reserve this studio.
     o   Mallinckrodt 206 can be reserved for Dance student course work. Please contact scarvajal@wustl.edu to reserve this studio. 
•    Times PAD students can reserve studio space for course work; any available time 8am - 11:59pm, Sun- Monday, 2 hours/day, up to 4 times/week, and up to 4 weeks in advance.
•    We ask that you give us 48 hours to approve a studio reservation request. Final studio requests for Saturday and Sunday are processed by 3:00pm Friday afternoon. Requests received after that time cannot be confirmed.
•    Students in higher-level drama and dance courses can receive swipe access to the WB Olin studios, Mallinckrodt 101 and Mallinckrodt 206 for last minute academic rehearsal needs. Please confirm availability on the reserve.wustl.edu website. 
•    Event Services Spaces: Classroom and Standard spaces can be reserved for course work at no charge. In the reservation website students must be a part of a department unit or an assigned student group requester. Please note on your request that this is for the Performing Arts Department, Serena Carvajal in the Performing Arts Department will be listed as the requester. We ask that you do not choose a premier space because departments are charged for this usage. 
     o    If you are a student group requestor, please be aware that any hours requested for an event services spaces will be added toward your student group maximum hours in Event Services. 
•    Due to the high demand of the WB Olin studios we ask that if you end up not needing the studio space please cancel your request as soon as possible in the reserve.wustl.edu system. You can also email the PAD directly at scarvajal@wustl.edu
•    If the studio doors are open for your approved rehearsal time and you have your email confirmation for the PAD please contact campus security at 5-5555. You will need to have your email confirmation that states CONFIRMED to gain access to the studio, campus security will not open the doors without this confirmation. 

Students wishing to reserve under conditions not listed above may submit a space proposal in advance to the PAD office or email to pad@wustl.edu, which will be reviewed by the department.

PAD Sponsored Student Groups
Rules if you are reserving space for sponsored student union groups. 
•    Reserve PAD spaces through the RESERVE.WUSTL.EDU website. WUSTL Key needed. 
•    Space can reserved in the Women's Building Olin Studios; Olin Studio 1 and Olin Studio 2.
•    Requests can be submitted three weeks prior to your request date
•    Your first requests for the semester can be submitted two weeks after the first day of classes. 
•    Each week we will begin taking studio requests, Mondays at 9:00pm  
•    Times PAD sponsored students can reserve STUDIO space for rehearsals; in available times 8am - 11:59pm 2 hours/day,6 hours a week, and up to 3 weeks in advance
•    We ask that you give us 48 hours to approve a studio reservation request. Final studio requests for Saturday and Sunday are processed by 3:00pm Friday afternoon. Requests received after that time can not be confirmed. 
•    Each sponsored student group can request up to two hours a day, up to six hours per week. Rehearsal times can be increased for groups with upcoming scheduled performances in Edison. To schedule increased recurring rehearsal time, please contact the Performing Arts Department.
•    Due to the high demand of the WB Olin studios we ask that if you end up not needing the studio space please cancel your request as soon as possible in the reserve.wustl.edu system. You can also email the PAD directly at scarvajal@wustl.edu
•    If the studio doors are open for your approved rehearsal time and you have your email confirmation for the PAD please contact campus security at 5-5555. You will need to have your email confirmation that states CONFIRMED to gain access to the studio, campus security will not open the doors without this confirmation. 

All Other Recognized Performance Groups
•    Studio space can be requested in the Women’s Building Olin Studio 1 and 2. WUSTL Key needed. 
•    Requests can be submitted two weeks prior to your request date
•    Your first requests for the semester can be submitted two weeks after the first day of classes. 
•    Each week we will begin taking studio requests, Mondays at 9:00pm  
•    Times PAD sponsored students can reserve STUDIO space for rehearsals; in available times 8am - 11:59pm 2 hours/day,6 hours a week, and up to 2 weeks in advance
•    We ask that you give us 48 hours to approve a studio reservation request. Final studio requests for Saturday and Sunday are processed by 3:00pm Friday afternoon. Requests received after that time can not be confirmed.
•    Each student group can request up to two hours a day, up to six hours per week. Rehearsal times can be increased for groups with upcoming scheduled performances in Edison. To schedule increased recurring rehearsal time, please contact the Performing Arts Department.
•    Due to the high demand of the WB Olin studios we ask that if you end up not needing the studio space please cancel your request as soon as possible in the reserve.wustl.edu system. You can also email the PAD directly at scarvajal@wustl.edu
•    If the studio doors are open for your approved rehearsal time and you have your email confirmation for the PAD please contact campus security at 5-5555. You will need to have your email confirmation that states CONFIRMED to gain access to the studio, campus security will not open the doors without this confirmation. 

NOTE: MALLINCKRODT 326 (THE CARSON ROOM) IS RESERVED FOR FACULTY AND GRAD STUDENTS ONLY. 

Reserve a Studio

Reserve a PAD space for course work, productions, or assignments

Check availability & make a reservation

Rules for Space Usage

•    Students should leave room in the same condition as it was found (THIS INCLUDES FLOOR TAPING.)
•    Upon leaving, students should make sure doors are closed and no windows are left open.
•    Students should leave the studio by the time buildings close (12:00 am)
•    Food and drink (with the exception of water bottles/containers) are prohibited.
•    No heavy or sharp objects are to be placed, dropped, or dragged on the floor.
•    Students should be courteous of others rehearsing in the area.
•    Acting blocks, tables, chairs and mats should be returned to the perimeter of the studio 

Olin Studio 1 Rules and Care
•    Dance shoes or bare feet are preferred. (The floors are cleaned every day) No street shoes, tap shoes, or rubber shoes that leave marks on the floor. If you notice the floors are being scuffed, please remove as soon as possible. 
•    No furniture or large props may be used.
•    The Women’s Building exterior doors will be locked at 10pm, please have your WashU ID available to enter the building
•    Capacity is 40-50

Olin Studio 2 Rules and Care
•    Please do not enter the Olin 2 studio through Olin 1. We ask that students use the lower level walk-through or exterior west door to enter Studio 2 so as not to disturb those rehearsing in Studio 1.
•    Street and tap shoes and be used in this studio
•    The Women’s Building exterior doors will be locked at 10pm, please have your WashU ID available to enter the building
•    Capacity is 30-40 students

Mallinckrodt 206
•    Dance shoes or bare feet only
•    Only PAD dance students may check out the space for course work
•    Acting blocks, tables, chairs and mats should be returned to the perimeter of the studio 
•    Capacity is 8-10
 
Mallinckrodt 208- Hotchner Studio
•    Space can be used as is in work lights
•    Only PAD drama students may check out the space for course work
•    Acting blocks, tables, chairs and mats should be returned to the perimeter of the studio