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

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Margaret Gisolo Dance Theatre

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 which street shoes may be worn.

ADDRESS

Physical Education Building East, room 132
611 E. Orange St.,
Tempe, AZ 85281

HOURS

The theatre opens to the public one hour prior to posted performances.

Experience the Space

Technical Specification: 

Technology
The studio is one of the only dance spaces in the country designed with interactive multimedia and telematic capabilities. The facility uses video-based motion sensing to enable performers to interact with sound, lighting, images and video in performance. High-speed internet connectivity enables this space to connect with other telematic facilities around the world for dual, multi-site and Web performances.

Seating
The Margaret Gisolo Studio has riser seating with a capacity of 250 and is the performance site for many of the formal and informal concerts produced annually by the School of Dance.

Floor
The performance space consists of a 45' x 38' sprung hardwood floor, laid in a basket-weave pattern on a base supported by resilient cushions and air, providing give and spring necessary to prevent leg injury and to assist in dancers' lifts and jumps. The sprung floor is overlaid with Harlequin Studio Marley flooring to assist with traction during runs and turns.

Lighting
Lighting for the Margaret Gisolo Studio is controlled by a 96 dimmer PC-based Horizon System.

PARKING

Parking: 

Parking is available at various locations around campus.  The many parking options will accommodate your individual costs and needs.  Visit the Arizona State University Parking and Transit Services for more information.