Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts, the University's performing arts facility and home to the Department of Dance, includes a large dance studio and a dance lab fully equipped for performances. The main stage space, Anne R. Belk Theater, is a proscenium-style house with 325 seats. Students may elect to take course work in fully equipped costume shops and computer labs. Dance study courses meet in a state of the art multi-media lecture hall. Faculty, student, and guest artist works are regularly performed as part of the season of fully-supported mainstage productions.
Dance instruction occurs primarily in three studio spaces that are equipped with pianos, drum sets, sound systems, barres, and portable chairs. One large studio is equipped with computer ports and an LCD projector. Students and faculty may occupy studio spaces 24 hours a day 7 days a week during the semester. One class takes place in the Anne Belk Theatre backstage.
Our Facilities include:
Robinson 118 —Dance Studio and Laboratory Performance Space with capacity for stage lighting. Equipped with cyclorama, curtains, and blacks to create a performance space. 3,156 square feet of space with a sprung wooden floor, Marley protective covering.
Robinson 115 —2,103 square feet of space with sprung wooden floor, Marley protective covering.
Rowe 206 — 1,600 square feet with sprung wooden floor, Marley protective covering.
Anne R. Belk Theater — Professional state of the art performance facility.