Venues + Facilities

The School of Film, Dance and Theatre occupies 10 buildings across the ASU Tempe campus.

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Performance Venues

With its continental seating and a capacity of 485 seats, the Galvin hosts many events and performances every year, including dance concerts, theatre production, welcome and convocation events, film screenings and...
Studio 133 is a black box theatre that plays host to great works in development, including the MainStage Studio Series and the TheatreLAB program.
Excellent access to natural light, a full suspension grid, integrated lighting, projection and sound all contribute to an excellent experience for dancers and visitors alike.
This venue hosts more than twenty dance performances every year and serves as a classroom space for the Dance program. Neighboring studios PEBE 190 and 192 are large former gyms. PEBE 192 is the only studio in...
The intimate Lyceum Theatre is a modified proscenium space with 164 seats. It is the oldest and most historic performance venue on campus, with the original construction having been completed by the WPA. For...

Studios

Building of the Sun Studio of Arizona
The School of Film, Dance and Theatre partners with Sun Studios of Arizona to provide state-of-the-art production facilities for the film program, elevating students to learn in a professional studio setting and...
In addition to housing the Herberger Videography department and the School of Arts, Media and Engineering, the Stauffer Communication Arts Building B is the home of the two largest film studio/sound stage spaces in...
In addition to the Prism Theatre and the APMA 131 Film Studio, the ASU Performing and Media Arts Center houses the APMA 132 dance studio. This 1500 square foot space primarily hosts classes in social and partner...
Dance studios PEBW 239 and PEBW 240 are located on the second floor on the east side of this building which is just east of the Memorial Union. This is home to classrooms, faculty offices, laboratories, dance...
The Physical Education Building East houses three very large dance studios in addition to most of the faculty offices in dance and the Cross Cultural Dance Resources Collection.
The Nelson Fine Arts Center includes three dance/movement studios, four rehearsal/acting studios, and a design studio.

Labs

This studio is designed to serve students in recording, editing and mastering audio for film and media. It is outfitted with two Mac Pro-based workstations, recording equipment, control and mixing surfaces, and...
The PEBE125 computer lab houses 14 iMac workstations, each outfitted with the latest in software for digital media content creation/editing and digital performance.
This 16 seat digital media editing and animation laboratory is outfitted with the latest in Apple, Avid and Adobe hardware and software. Access is monitored by electronic card readers.
This 25 station computing laboratory is outfitted with the latest hardware and software for digital media content creation from Apple, Avid, Adobe, Autodesk and others.

Shops and Production Spaces

The Dance Scenic, Costume and Lighting Shops, located in the Physical Education Building East, support dance productions in the Margaret Gisolo Dance Theatre. These spaces are fully equipped with technology for...
The Galvin Playhouse scene shop is directly backstage, measures 56' x 60' and includes a well and paint frame for painting scenery flats and drops, as well as an oversized freight elevator connecting to...

Office and Administrative Spaces

The historic West Hall houses faculty and graduate student offices in theatre, film, and dance.
The Tower Center houses PhD students in Theatre for Youth and Theatre and Performance of the Americas, as well as student organizations in film.
Dixie Gammage Hall is home to main offices of the Herberger Institute (room 132) and the School of Film, Dance and Theatre (room 232), in addition to the offices of most of the faculty in theatre and film.

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