A full facility tour of Dillingham - Home to the Ithaca College
Theatre Arts Department
This is the Ithaca College Theatre Arts Main Office.
This is the Concessions Area. During performances, Theatre Arts Management students sell baked goods, coffee, and other treats for patrons.
Ithaca on Broadway
The Ithaca on Broadway celebrates the numerous alumni who work onstage or behind the scenes on the Great White Way. Each poster signifies the show that was worked on. Don't be fooled by the picture though, this display continues throughout the entire lobby.
This is the Box Office for the Ithaca Theatre Arts Department, and it is open on weekdays from 12pm to 5pm. In the Box Office, Theatre Arts Management students sell tickets for Mainstage shows.
Friends of Ithaca College Conference Room
This is the Friends of Ithaca College Conference Room. This conference room is used for various faculty and student meetings. It contains an IMac computer, projector, and screen.
Production Conference Room
The Production Design Conference Room is used design meetings for Mainstage Productions, and various other meetings. The room is furnished with an IMac, white board, projector and screen.
The Weisman Family Production Design Studio
The Production Design Room gives mainstage designers a private space to realize their designs. The room is furnished with 4 "E sized" drafting tables and mini light lab.
Programming suite with ETC Eos and Grand MA 2.
The Design Room is both a classroom and workroom. It gives students space to draft, render, and build models. The room features 24 drafting tables, white board, fume hood, sink, IMac, projector and screen.
The Scenery Shop facilitates students and gives hands on training building scenery for main stage shows. Students are trained on usage and safety precautions before using each tool.
The tool cage houses all hand tools.
The Paint Shop is where paint is mixed and stored for main stage shows.
Technical Director Office
The Technical Director's Office provides a space in the Scenery Shop where student Technical Directors can create, update, or revise drawings. It is a workspace to plan daily activities, as well as completing general paperwork.
The Props Loft is home to many props that are used in main stage productions as well as various other production around the college and community. The Shop has a craft table that is used to create or alter props.
The electrics shop, or light cage, houses all the fixtures for the Hoerner Theatre when not in use, as well as some of the cables used by electrics crews. Tools and supplies can be found here, and there are also two work tables. The adjacent storage room houses fixture accessories and other equipment like the haze machine and other atmospherics.
The sound shop houses all the equipment and accessories used in main stage shows. It also has two work tables and relevant supplies for use.
The Bracewell Sound Laboratory/Studio
The Sound Studio is a place for designers and mixers to record, build, and edit sound cues used in main stage shows. It houses an Isolation Booth for cleaner recordings.
The CAD Lab is a computer lab for students to draft, photoshop, or complete other tasks via computer. The room features 12 Dell PCs, Lazer printer and 2 large format plotters.
The Costume Shop gives students experience building and maintaining theatrical costumes. It houses a dye room, washer and dryer, various manikins, 8 sewing machines, as well as other resources.
The Dye and Craft Room
Located in the Costume Shop, the Dye and Craft Room contains a dye vat, washer and dryer to aid in the dying process. It also contains a craft counter and hood for crafting purposes.
There are separate women and men's dressing rooms, each room with two long tables with mirrors and lights, and a storage area behind each table to hold the costumes used during each main stage show. There are also bathrooms at the end equipped with showers, and an area in the front that is usually used for mic dressing before shows. Students also use the dressing rooms to change for classes like voice and movement or dance classes.
Richard M. Clark Theatre
The Clark Theatre is a flexible arena theatre. Shows are done either in thrust or round configurations. The Clark theatre has a static grid with surrounding catwalk, as well as a light and sound booth. The Clark can hold between 210 and 280 audience members.
George R. Hoerner Theatre
The Hoerner Theatre is a 520 seat proscenium theatre. It contains a hydraulic orchestra pit, stage manager calling booth (onstage or front of house), mixing booth (with Yamaha M7), lighting booth (with EOS Lighting Console), and 58 flys. The stage is roughly 60' wide by 40' deep (from plaster line).
Studio 1 - The J. Fred Pritt Studio
Tap, modern, jazz and ballet styles of dance are taught in this space. Some acting and voice and movement classes are also taught here. The space is used for rehearsals in the evenings.
Studio 2 - The Earl McCarroll Studio Theatre
The Earl McCarroll Studio is a lab theatre that is used for classes, No Bucks Theatre productions, Senior Directing Projects, and various other smaller performances. It contains an Express lighting board with rep plot. In this studio space, students are encouraged to explore the art of theatre in an intimate environment.
Studio 3 - The Eugenia Wacker-Hoeflin Dance Studio
Studio 3 is primarily a dance studio. Tap, modern, jazz and ballet styles of dance are taught in this space. Some acting and voice and movement classes are also taught here. Some rehearsals are held here at night. This studio sports a wall of mirrors, two ballet bars, and windows that provides natural light in the room.
Studio 4 - The Lee Byron Studio
This newly renovated studio is roughly the size of the Hoerner Theatre. This gives actors and directors a smoother transition from rehearsal hall to performance space. There is also a room for storage in the back.
Studio 5 - The Arno Selco Acting Studio
This is a new acting studio. It is primarily used for acting and directing classes. It is also used for smaller rehearsals.
Scampers Piano Vocal Room
The Piano Practice Room is open for students to warm up or practice on their own.
Richard Clark Classroom
We have two brand new smart classrooms used mainly for theatre arts classes. We also use them for department and production meetings.
Scripts and books about theatre as well as job and internships listings are housed here. Students may sign out plays, scripts, and books on a daily basis.
The Management Room is open to Stage Managers and Theatre Arts Management majors. This room contains 4 IMacs and a printer. Students can also store supplies and show related resources.
The callboards are used for posting important information about rehearsal and crew calls, summer jobs, internships, graduate programs and auditions.
Each student may have a locker in the Dillingham Center.
This tunnel connects Dillingham all the way to Phillips hall on the other end of campus. This includes IC Square, Campus Center Dining Hall, the bookstore and post office. Having this tunnel is fantastic in the winter.