The Mainstage Theatre located in the Fine Arts Building North, Room 174, is a proscenium-style theatre seating 426. The Mainstage is equipped with a single-purchase counterweight system, computerized light board and complete sound system.
The Mainstage also contains two chorus dressing rooms and shares two smaller dressing rooms with the Studio Theatre. Each of the dressing rooms includes showers, lavatories and make-up mirrors.
Swift Center Dance Studio
The Swift Center Dance Studio is located at 1022 UTA Blvd. in room 126. The studio features a new Harlequin dance floor and is equipped with wall-mounted and portable ballet barres, mirrors, sound system, projector, costume closet, and locker rooms. The dance faculty office is located in 126A, where students may also check out a variety of dance theory books and DVDs.
The Scenic Studio is well-equipped with industrial machinery and tools. Students are supervised during Practicum in construction techniques.
The Scenic Studio is located in Room 135 behind the Mainstage Theatre. Scenery, costume and prop storage is located beneath the Mainstage and is easily accessible for production needs via stairs and/or a freight elevator.
The Costume Studio is professionally equipped with industrial sewing machines, dye equipment, cutting tables, dress forms, and heavy-duty steam irons, with ample storage space.
Under the supervision of the faculty designer and costume studio supervisor, students build the majority of costumes for each production. The Costume Studio is located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building in Room 147.
Design Studio 419
The Theatre Arts Department Design Studio is located in the Fine Arts Building, Room 419 of adjacent to the elevators on the north side of the building.
The Design Studio is the main design classroom with a “Maker Bot” 3D Printer and work space and work space with drafting tables and a computer loaded with Vectorworks-CAD as well as sound editing software. Also located in 419 is a small research library containing theatrical magazines and catalogs.
The Green Room is located opposite the Studio Theatre, and is the hub of activity for all Theatre Arts students. Majors are assigned a mail slot in the Green Room where faculty, staff and fellow students can leave messages and any necessary comunications.
There are also small kitchen facilities and seating, providing students with a comfortable environment.
Cliff Harville Theatre Arts Library and Archives
Cliff Harville Theatre Arts Library and Archives Room is located in the Fine Arts Building room #197B. The Cliff Harville Library contains over one thousand scripts which are available to the students, faculty and staff. Scripts can be checked out through the main theatre office.