Theatres & Facilities
• Arthur Wagner Theatre (GH 157)
Mandell Weiss Center for the Performing Arts
• Mandell Weiss Forum
• Mandell Weiss Theatre
• Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
• Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
Molli & Arthur Wagner Dance Building
• Dance Studio 3
|Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
The Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre is a black box theatre that seats 100 audience members in its current proscenium configuration. The theatre is seated on a first-come, first-served basis, so no seating chart is available or necessary.
Pictured above is the theatre as seen in This is a Chair, directed by Dr. D.J. Hopkins (MFA Dramaturgy '96, PhD '03). Below left is the Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre in Arrangements, lighting design by Jason H. Thompson (MFA '04). Below right is another view of the Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre, in Nuptual Flight by MFA Playwright Julia Edwards, with the open loading doors visible in the back of the set.
Technical Specifications of the Theatre:
A 2,240 square-foot performance and rehearsal space in black box configuration with a 22-foot ceiling that features a permanently installed lighting grid and circuits. Thirty-four dressing room stations are shared by the Mandell Weiss Forum. A full stage management booth is currently installed for calling as well as for light and sound operation.
>> Technical specifications for the Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre are available here.
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