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Butler Theatre Facilities & Venues

Butler Theatre has several exciting spaces in which we teach our courses and produce our work.

Howard L. Schrott Center for the ArtsThe Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts is a new 450-seat proscenium theatre. We've produced our international theatre productions in this space: Romeo & Juliet and The Water Carriers. 
Schrott Dressing RoomWe also teach our make-up course in the spacious Schrott dressing rooms. 
Lilly Hall Studio Theatre 168

Lilly Hall Studio Theatre 168 is our amazingly flexible space where we produce a wide range of classics, world premieres and devised work. You can view the full range of our scenic possibilities by exploring these past productions most of which took place in this space.

Lab Theatre 328Lab Theatre 328 is a fantastic black box space that houses experimental work and student-produced work as well as performance and lighting courses.
Lilly Hall 177Lilly Hall 177 is an intimate black box space where we teach and produce exciting student work.
Lilly Hall 173Lilly Hall 173 is our studio for design courses.
Lilly Hall 45Lilly Hall 45 is our costume shop.
Lilly Hall 74Lilly Hall 74 is our make-up and dressing room. 
Lilly Hall 68Lilly Hall 68 is a craft room we share with our Dance colleagues for dying fabrics and creating costume pieces and masks.
Our brand-new costume storage facility opened in Fall 2016. The space is meticulously laid out so that students experience a professional-level storage facility for costumes, shoes, handbags and accessories from a  wide variety of eras and cultures.
Our brand-new scene shop opened in Fall 2016. The shop provides students with the opportunity to work on their set-building skills with a wide variety of power tools, saws, and welding equipment. The natural light assists with the painting process.