Studio Spaces

A. E. Hotchner Studio Theatre

The intimate A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, located in Mallinckrodt Center, is a 125-seat state-of-the art "black box" theater. As a dynamic and versatile performance space, the theatre is one of the premier venues for the Performing Arts Department season and is the home of the annual A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival. The A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre measures 60' (L) x 28' (W) x 14' (H).

Annelise Mertz Dance Studio

The Annelise Mertz Dance Studio doubles as a rehearsal and dance performance venue. Seating up to 125 people, this informal theater features lighting capabilities, a sprung floor and a Marley overlay. The Performing Arts Department utilizes the studio for classes, rehearsals, and performances such as the faculty showcase, Dance Close Up, and the student-produced, Young Choreographers Showcase. The Annelise Mertz Dance Studio is located in Mallinckrodt Center. The Annelise Mertz Dance Studio measures 61' (L) x 36' (W) x 14' (H).

Olin Studios

Located in the Olin Women’s Building, the Olin studios are extraordinary spaces for dance and drama classes and rehearsals. The studios feature wall-to-wall mirrors, wood floors, high ceilings and large windows. Olin Studio 1 measures 60' (L) x 48' (W) x 17' (H) and Olin Studio 2 measures 60' (L) x 32' (W) x 17' (H).

Mallinckrodt 101

Located in the lower level of Mallinckrodt Hall, this versatile space serves as a lighting lab with state-of-the-art fixtures, projectors, and controls. It also has convertible risers and can seat 75 for studio class projects.

Space Guidelines & Reservations for PAD Classwork

Information about guidelines for our spaces and how to make a reservation

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