Venues + Facilities

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

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Nelson Fine Arts Center - Theatre Scenic, Costume and Lighting Shops


51 E. 10th St.,
Tempe, AZ 85281


The shops are open

8 a.m.-12 p.m.

1 p.m.-5 p.m.


P: 480.965.5337

Experience the Space

Technical Specification: 

Scene Shop

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 loading dock and set storage area. The facilities allow for full wood, metal and plastic construction with separate metal/welding, paint and prop areas.

Costume Shop

The costume shop occupies 1800 square feet of space that includes separate areas for cutting/draping/stitching, fitting, painting/dyeing, and crafts.

Lighting, Sound and Media

The lighting, sound and media spaces occupy more than 1400 square feet of space throughout the Nelson Fine Arts Center, including control booths, lighting and sound workshops, and storage areas.



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.