We are excited to take you on a visual tour of the Center for the Arts facility. Below is the floor plan for the Theatre Department wing. You can click on the numbered rooms to read a description of that room. If you would like to tour the entire facility, please visit the Center for the Arts page.
Rooms 151 & 153 Classrooms: These two classrooms serve for any courses involving lectures like Understanding Theatre, Survey of World Theatre, Production Supervision, Directing and Technical Resources and Design. The two classrooms have a collapsible center wall which can be easily removed to form one large classroom suitable for warm ups, rehearsals and small performance space (Theatre 151).
Room 154, Costume Shop: Our costume shop has plenty of natural light and includes an industrial straight stitch and two sergers, six desktop machines, two pin-able cutting tables, dress molds, a wash sink, and industrial irons, steamer, and all the fabric and notions needed to develop, alter, or build costumes.
Room 155, Design Lab: The design lab includes four drafting tables for hand work in design. The design lab also contains a large wash sink to clean up from model building, design sketches, and other design tasks.
Room 156, Costume Storage: Our wardrobe room includes three double-tiered racks for costume storage, accessories shelving for shoes, wigs, and hats, as well as a washer, dryer, and dye sink. We even have a built-in exhaust fan to eliminate fumes when dyeing fabrics.
Blackbox Theatre: This 200 seat fully flexible space is the pinnacle of the Belhaven University Theatre Department. The theatre is 54' x 56' with 220' of walk along curtains broken into 11 separate pieces. It has a 17' high tension lighting grid.