Rehearsal Spaces

Rehearsal space is available within many of the residential colleges, the Payne Whitney Gymnasium, Theater Studies, the Broadway Rehearsal Lofts, and selected classrooms. Some of these spaces are restricted by usage based on the impact rating of the floor. Be sure to survey the details below and contact the appropriate office for more information or to reserve a space. Click on the name of each room to see its position on a map.

Recurring reservations for dance groups are coordinated on a semester by semester basis by the Alliance for Dance at Yale. Contact ADAY for more information. Classroom spaces, including the ones listed below, are available for rehearsals on a first-come-first-served basis while there are no classes occurring in the building. This will limit the use of most classrooms until after 4pm or later on weekdays. If you represent an undergraduate production affiliated with a registered undergraduate group, continue to 25Live online booking system. If you represent an undergraduate production not affiliated with a registered undergraduate group or otherwise have any questions, contact michael.best@yale.edu

Spaces by Type
Sprung Floors - Suitable for high impact activity
 
Broadway Rehearsal Lofts - Studio 303

Physical Space: Dance studio, 26’x56’ Sprung Floor with Harlequin Cascade dance surface. Full mirror and dance barre along one long wall.

Availability: Available for use during the academic year Mon-Sat, 9pm-12midnight; Sun, 6pm-12midnight. Closed June through August.

Reservations: Dance groups interested in reserving recurring time slots should do so through the Alliance for Dance at Yale, at the beginning of each semester.  Sign up for individual rehearsal time slots online, here. For help with this online system, contact justin.deland@yale.edu.

PoliciesStudio Policies can be found online.

 
Calhoun College

Physical Space: 23’x23’ Sprung floor with finished hardwood dance surface. Full mirror and dance barre along one long wall.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact the Calhoun Head of College’s Office for more information.

 
Jonathan Edwards College

Physical Space: 12’x25’ Sprung floor with finished hardwood dance surface. 20‘ mirror and dance barre along one long wall.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact the Jonathan Edwards Head of College’s Office for more information.

 
Morse and Ezra Stiles Dance Studio

Physical Space: 20’x40’ Sprung Floor with Harlequin Cascade dance surface. 15’ mirror and dance barre along one long wall; 15’ mirror and dance barre along one short wall.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please Contact the Head of College’s Office.  The Morse and Ezra Stiles dance studio may only be reserved by Morse and Ezra Stiles residents.

 
Payne Whitney Gymnasium, Main Exercise Room

Physical Space: 62’x62’ Mirror along one wall. Finished hardwood dance surface.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Dance groups can register with the Alliance for Dance at Yale for weekly reservations. Tap shoes, spiked shoes, and shoes with marking soles are prohibited in this studio.

 
Payne Whitney Gymnasium, Studio D

Physical Space: 32’x38’ with mirrors on two long walls. Stationary dance barre along one short wall. (6) 10-foot portable dance barres. Sprung floor with marley dance surface.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Dance groups can register with the Alliance for Dance at Yale for weekly reservations. Tap shoes, spiked shoes, and shoes with marking soles are prohibited in this studio.

 
Payne Whitney Gymnasium, Studio E-F

Physical Space: 32’x60’ Sprung floor with finished hardwood dance surface. Mirrors along one long wall.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Dance groups can register with the Alliance for Dance at Yale for weekly reservations. Tap shoes, spiked shoes, and shoes with marking soles are prohibited in this studio.

 
Silliman College

Physical Space: 18’x32’ Sprung Floor with finished hardwood dance surface. Full mirror along one long wall.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: May be reserved by students from any college.  Please contact the Silliman Head of College’s Office for more information.

 
Theater Studies Ballroom - 220 York

Physical Space: 24’x48’ Sprung Floor with finished hardwood dance surface.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact May Brantley in Theater Studies for more information.

 
Trumbull College

Physical Space: 17’x32’ Sprung Floor with finished hardwood dance surface. Full Mirror and dance barre along one long wall; dance barre along one short wall.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact the Trumbull Head of College’s Office for more information.

 
Watson Center - Studio A30

Physical Space: Dance studio, 32’x32’. Sprung Floor with Harlequin Cascade dance surface. Full mirror along one wall and dance barre along three walls.

Availability: Available for use 7 days/week 9am-12midnight.

Reservations: Dance groups interested in reserving recurring time slots should do so through the Alliance for Dance at Yale, at the beginning of each semester.  Sign up for individual rehearsal time slots online, here. For help with this online system, contact justin.deland@yale.edu.

PoliciesStudio Policies can be found online.

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Other Floors - Suitable only for low impact activity

 
212 York Street - Room 004
 

Physical Space: Carpeted floor. 30 rolling tablet chairs, 1 rolling table.

Availability: Classroom availability can be found on 25Live online booking system. Please re-check availability before requesting space. Click on the “Locations” tab to access different views.

Reservations: This room is available for rehearsals on a first-come-first-served basis to registered productions. If you represent an undergraduate production affiliated with a registered undergraduate group, continue to 25Live online booking system to reserve this room. If you represent an undergraduate production not affiliated with a registered undergraduate group or otherwise have any questions, contact michael.best@yale.edu.

Policies: All users must comply with the Building Users Guide for Yale University Classrooms.

 
212 York Street - Room 004A
 

Physical Space: Carpeted floor. 32 rolling tablet chairs, 1 rolling table.

Availability: Classroom availability can be found on 25Live online booking system. Please re-check availability before requesting space. Click on the “Locations” tab to access different views.

Reservations: This room is available for rehearsals on a first-come-first-served basis to registered productions. If you represent an undergraduate production affiliated with a registered undergraduate group, continue to 25Live online booking system to reserve this room. If you represent an undergraduate production not affiliated with a registered undergraduate group or otherwise have any questions, contact michael.best@yale.edu.

Policies: All users must comply with the Building Users Guide for Yale University Classrooms.

 
220 York Street - Room 001
 

Physical Space: Carpeted floor. 35 tablet chairs.  Note: room label reads Rm 01.

Availability: Classroom availability can be found on 25Live online booking system. Please re-check availability before requesting space. Click on the “Locations” tab to access different views.

Reservations: This room is available for rehearsals on a first-come-first-served basis to registered productions. If you represent an undergraduate production affiliated with a registered undergraduate group, continue to 25Live online booking system to reserve this room. If you represent an undergraduate production not affiliated with a registered undergraduate group or otherwise have any questions, contact michael.best@yale.edu.

Policies: All users must comply with the Building Users Guide for Yale University Classrooms.

 
220 York Street - Room 100
 

Physical Space: Carpeted floor. 40 tablet chairs.

Availability: Classroom availability can be found on 25Live online booking system. Please re-check availability before requesting space. Click on the “Locations” tab to access different views.

Reservations: This room is available for rehearsals on a first-come-first-served basis to registered productions. If you represent an undergraduate production affiliated with a registered undergraduate group, continue to 25Live online booking system to reserve this room. If you represent an undergraduate production not affiliated with a registered undergraduate group or otherwise have any questions, contact michael.best@yale.edu.

Policies: All users must comply with the Building Users Guide for Yale University Classrooms.

 
Berkeley College
 

Physical Space: Multi-Purpose Room; basketball court, 35’x30’

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact the Berkeley Head of College’s Office for more information.

 
Branford College

Physical Space2 acting studios. Both American style full size Squash Court. 18’x32’. One with Full mirror and dance barre along one long wall; full mirror on opposite wall.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact the Branford Head of College’s Office for more information.

 
Broadway Rehearsal Lofts - Studios 204 & 205

Physical Space: 2 acting studios, each 18’x26’

Availability: Available for use during the academic year Mon-Sat, 9pm-12midnight; Sun, 6pm-12midnight. Closed June through August.

Reservations: Sign up for individual rehearsal time slots online, here. For help with this online system, contact justin.deland@yale.edu.

PoliciesStudio Policies can be found online.

 
Davenport College

Physical Space: Basketball Court, 18’x32’ Finished hardwood floor. 24’ mirror and dance barre along one long wall.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact the Davenport Head of College’s Office for more information.

 
Dunham Lab - Room 102

Physical Space: Carpeted floor. 20 rolling tablet chairs, 1 rolling table.

Availability: Classroom availability can be found on 25Live online booking system. Please re-check availability before requesting space. Click on the “Locations” tab to access different views.

Reservations: This room is available for rehearsals on a first-come-first-served basis to registered productions. If you represent an undergraduate production affiliated with a registered undergraduate group, continue to 25Live online booking system to reserve this room. If you represent an undergraduate production not affiliated with a registered undergraduate group or otherwise have any questions, contact michael.best@yale.edu.

Policies: All users must comply with the Building Users Guide for Yale University Classrooms.

 
Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Auditorium - SSS 114

Physical Space: Large capacity facility with lecture style seating and a large stage. Fixed seating for 335 on the floor and 50 in the balcony. 3 Folding tables.

Availability: Classroom availability can be found on 25Live online booking system. Please re-check availability before requesting space. Click on the “Locations” tab to access different views.

Reservations: This room is available for rehearsals on a first-come-first-served basis to registered productions. If you represent an undergraduate production affiliated with a registered undergraduate group, continue to 25Live online booking system to reserve this room. If you represent an undergraduate production not affiliated with a registered undergraduate group or otherwise have any questions, contact michael.best@yale.edu.

Policies: All users must comply with the Building Users Guide for Yale University Classrooms.

 
Theater Studies Chapter Room

Physical Space: 14’x29’ Hardwood floor.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact Theater Studies for more information.

 
Theater Studies Seminar Room

Physical Space: 18’x18’ Carpeted floor.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact Theater Studies for more information.

 
Watson Center - Rooms A46 & A48

Physical Space: 2 acting studios. WTS A46 is 20’x28’.
WTS A48 is 18’x28’.

Availability: Available for use Mon-Thurs, 5pm-12midnight; Friday 1pm-midnight; Sat-Sun 9am-12midnight.

Reservations: This room is available for rehearsals on a first-come-first-served basis to registered productions. Sign up for individual rehearsal time slots online, here. For help with this online system, contact justin.deland@yale.edu.

Policies: All users must comply with the Building Users Guide for Yale University Classrooms. Additional Studio Policies can be found online.

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Practice Rooms
 

The residential colleges contain a variety of practices rooms and small rehearsal spaces available for practices not requiring extensive movement.

Availability/Reservations/Policies: Please contact your Head of College’s Office for more information.

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