Jones Auditorium has a proscenium theatre that seats 400 patrons downstairs and 220 in the balcony. Many dance and theatre productions are held in Jones Auditorium, which also hosts Meredith’s lecture series and other special events each semester. For rental information, contact the Office of Events at (919) 760-8533 or by email at

Studio Theater is a black box theatre located below Jones Auditorium. The seating arrangement can vary according to the demands of the production, but averages about 90 seats per show. This theatre is also used as a classroom and has mirrored walls covered by curtains to facilitate dance or movement courses. For rental information, contact the Office of Events at (919) 760-8533 or by email at

Weatherspoon Athletic Center houses two main dance studios, each with natural lighting and a sprung floor, which are used for technique classes, rehearsals, and many lab courses. Studio A is approximately 1,500 square feet, and Studio B is approximately 1,300 square feet. The smaller Movement Lab, also in Weatherspoon Gym, is used for lab classes and student rehearsals. Dance faculty offices are also located in the Weatherspoon Athletic Center. The dance studios are not available to rent.

Other Facilities The costume and scene shops are located on the ground floor near Studio Theater and Theatre faculty offices and classrooms.

Contact Information
Carol Finley
Department Chair of Dance & Theatre
8 Weatherspoon
(919) 760-8015

For rental inquiries please contact

Dance & Theatre Department

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