Theater Arts Facilities

The stage and studio spaces available to students of theater arts allow for our breadth of training and performance opportunities.

The Theater Arts Center contains a 500-seat thrust stage, a state-of-the-art experiemental theater, and a 200-seat proscenium theater. There are studios for acting, directing, and dance; costume, scene, and properties shops; a sound recording room; a computer lab; and a metal shop.

 Elsewhere on campus are additional dance studios, the open-air Quarry Theater seating 3,000, the Shakespeare Santa Cruz Festival Glen, and the 150-seat Barn Theater.

 Library holdings in theater literature and history are extensive, including a large slide collection; journals in current theater, dance and design; and recordings, films, videotapes, and CD-ROMs.