Facilities

The Department of Dance is located in the Accolade East Building on Keele Campus. Opened in 2006, the building houses a wide range of specialized facilities for performance, including:

The Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre

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The Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre
The Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre

 (proscenium theatre, 360 seats)

The Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre can accommodate a variety of events such as dance, theatre, musicals, conferences and lectures. The theatre offers a generous stage, sidestage, wings and backstage space, an orchestra pit, fly system and traps, loading dock, dressing rooms, and a comprehensive array of technical equipment.

McLean Performance Studio

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 (black box studio, 90 seats)

The McLean Performance Studio is dedicated to dance performance. It features a dance lighting plot, sound system and moveable black draperies.

Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre

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(black box studio, 150 seats)

The Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre, located in the Centre for Film and Theatre, is a multi-purpose space ideal for small-scale events, productions and rehearsals. Seating configuration is adjustable to suit the layout of individual productions. The theatre has a fixed lighting grid and comprehensive selection of technical equipment, and access to dressing rooms.

  • The Grant Strate Studio
  • The Walter and Robert Carsen Studio
  • Three additional rehearsal studios
  • Two additional choreography studios

In addition to performance space, the building is also home to production and healthcare facilities, including:

  • Conditioning room (with resistance weights, Pilates/Gyrotonics/cardio equipment)
  • Athlete’s Care (a physiotherapy, massage and sports medicine clinic)
  • Recording facilities (for audio and video)