Theatre and Dance

The Scenic and Costume Studios

The Scenic Studio  is located adjacent to the Hainline Theatre in Browne Hall. Access to the theatre is through 20' high roll doors. Separate paint and hardware/tool rooms and shop office are located within the studio. The studio, with 3410 square feet of total workspace, contains

  • Sawstop 12" table saw
  • Delta X 12" radial arm saw
  • Delta Model 20 band saw
  • Makita 12" power mitre saw
  • DeWalt 12" power mitre saw 
  • Delta 70-200 drill press
  • Evolution Rage 3 power metal mitre saw
  • DeWalt 12" metal saw
  • 2 Lincoln mig welders
  • various hand tools, portable
  • grinders, lathe, jig saw
  • Senco pneumatic nailers and staplers
  • pneumatic system available in shop and on stage




Scenic construction on the Hainline stage.


The Light Cage and furniture/props storage are located in the basement of the Hainline Theatre with access to storage, costume shop and stage by elevator.

The Costume Studio is located above the dressing rooms in Browne Hall. The shop, approximately 1500 square feet, contains

  • a full laundry facility
  • 25-gallon industrial dye vat
  • 12 Janome Magnolia domestic sewing machines
  • 1 Bernina Virtuosa domestic sewing machine
  • 1 Bernina 1090S domestic sewing machine
  • 2 Bernina 1150 MDA overlock sergers
  • 4 White Superlock domestic sergers
  • 1 Singer overlock serger
  • 3 industrial steam irons, 1 on a table
  • 3 large cutting/work tables
  • anti-fatigue mats
  • a “walk-along” industrial sewing machine
  • an industrial blind-hemming machine
  • 16 body forms (Wolf and Superior)
  • full non-institutional climate control
  • mirrored fitting area and dressing rooms
  • a separate fabric storage room




Costume, hat, and shoe storage are located in Simpkins Hall and contains a collection of over 10,000 pieces.