Sloan Performing Arts Center is pictured in the evening shortly after completion.

Dedicated to theater, dance, and music, the Sloan Performing Arts Center was made possible thanks to the generosity of supporters. The center is an expansive 30,000-square-foot, three-story building featuring the following amenities and more:

  • 200-seat black box theater
  • Atrium
  • Café
  • Green room
  • Scene shop
  • Costume shop
  • Box office
  • Dressing rooms
  • Conditioning room

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The lobby of the recently-completed Sloan Performing Arts Center, featuring in installation by the artist Jay Yan that includes approximately 8,000 stainless steel pieces set in a computer-generated pattern.

Attention to detail

A welcome addition

The University of Rochester’s Sloan Performing Arts Center opened its doors in fall 2021. The center serves the International Theatre Program, the Program of Dance and Movement, the Arthur Satz Department of Music, and the campus at large.

Home to inspiration

Housing the Smith Theater, scene shop, costume shop, prop shop, conditioning lab, Perlberg Green Room, dressing rooms, and more—each space in the Sloan Center will be fully utilized to encourage creative expression, skill building, and community activity.

Location and accessibility information

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