The Dance Department is located in the historic Lathrop Hall building, 1050 University Ave. The Dance Office is located in 125 Lathrop Hall and is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lathrop Hall has five dance studios with a total of approximately 12,600 square feet that are used for class instruction and rehearsals. Studios are equipped with sprung floors, audio-visual systems, mirrors, mats, barres, portable lighting, and pianos. Studios may be reserved by faculty and students online through the Events Management System (EMS).
The department operates a fully equipped theatre named the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, where it produces many full-length concerts throughout the year. It seats 240 people and is managed by a professional Theatre Director/Lighting Designer. More information about the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space can be found in the theatre’s Technical Specifications. Lathrop Hall also uses Studio 549, The Louise Kloepper studio, for performances. This space accommodates approximately 120 people.
In addition to its studios and the theatre, Lathrop Hall has two classroom spaces for course lectures and several specialized laboratory/studio spaces, including a Sound Lab, a Video Lab, a Pilates Studio, a Costume/Sewing Room, and a Drum Room.