Performance Spaces



Myers Dance Studio



Myers Dance Studio

Spacious and light, the Myers Dance Studio is located on the third floor in the College Center at Crozier-Williams ("Cro") in central campus.

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Tansill Blackbox Theater



Tansill Black Box Theater

The Tansill Black Box Theater provides an intimate space for every conceivable type of performance. Moveable platforms can be used to construct a stage in the center of the room, against the back wall or in a corner. Audience seating for 150-200 people can be adapted to any stage configuration. The first floor contains dressing rooms for performers, as well as public restrooms and the box office.

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Palmer Auditorium



Palmer Auditorium

Seating approximately 1,300 patrons, the fully equipped Palmer Auditorium houses theater classrooms and offices for the theater and dance departments. It is also the home of onStage, the College's performing arts series, which brings professional music, theater and dance companies to campus for performances and workshops.

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Oliva Hall



Oliva Hall

Located in Cummings Arts Center, Oliva Hall is one of the College's largest teaching spaces on campus. It features a built-in PA system, digital projector and a large wall specially painted for projection.

Evans Hall



Evans Hall

Evans Hall is a state-of-the-art concert hall and the main rehearsal and performance space in Cummings Arts Center. It features superb acoustics, a recording link to the recording studio in Fortune Recital Hall and a full lighting and sound system.

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Fortune Recital Hall



Fortune Recital Hall

The Elizabeth Gilbert Fortune '40 Recital Hall, an intimate, acoustically superior 72-seat recital hall in Cummings Arts Center, features an adjacent recording studio, stage and dressing rooms. The hall boasts acoustic perfection with angled wooden panels to balance the reflection and absorption of sound and moveable chairs to maximize and customize the space for each performance.

The adjacent Fortune Recording Studio includes sound booths that allow for noise-free monitoring and recording of events taking place in the recital hall as well as from other nearby performance spaces, including Evans Hall and Oliva Hall.

Fortune Recital Hall and the adjoining recording studio provide a unique, comfortable setting that functions well for rehearsals, performances and recordings.

The Fortune Recital Hall was constructed thanks to a bequest by alumna Elizabeth Gilbert Fortune '40.

Harkness Chapel



Harkness Chapel

The beauty, superb acoustics and accessibility of Harkness Chapel make it the perfect performance space for students, a cappella groups and guest performers. It also provides a fine setting for lectures.

Read more about the history of Harkness Chapel.