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Here is an overview of Yale School of Drama facilities. Expand the sections below for information about each building and links to our interactive map. The to.yale.edu website provides a wealth of information about traveling to and around Yale and New Haven.

The University Theatre

University Theatreat 222 York Street is Yale School of Drama’s center. It includes a proscenium theater seating 636, which is shared with the undergraduate dramatic association. The University Theatre also houses the main administrative offices; the scene, prop, and costume shops; a lounge with computer workstations; and several classrooms.

Yale Repertory Theatre

Yale Repertory Theatreis located in a distinctive historical building on the corner of Chapel and York streets. Formerly the Calvary Baptist Church, the theater contains a 479-seat auditorium facing a modified apron stage, and the Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre box office.

Iseman Theater (in Green Hall)

Iseman Theaterin Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Hall, located at 1156 Chapel Street, contains a flexible performance space seating up to 200. This building also houses the Yale School of Art.

205 Park Street

205 Park Streetalso known as the School of Drama Annex, houses the Design and Sound Design departments; the Robertson Computer Lab; the Laurie Beechman Center for Theatrical Sound Design and Music; a lighting, sound, and projection lab; and several classrooms.

217 Park Street

217 Park Streetcontains the Yale Cabaret as well as rehearsal rooms and performance space, classrooms, faculty offices, and the offices of Theater magazine.

149 York Street

149 York Streetis home to several key administrative offices, including registrar, admissions, business, and financial aid, as well as the paint shop, rehearsal rooms, classrooms, and faculty offices. This building also houses the Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, the Yale University Art Gallery Garvin Furniture Study, and the Yale Alumni Magazine.

212 York Street

212 Park Streetis home to faculty offices of the Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism department.

305 Crown Street

305 Crown Streethouses faculty, administrative offices, classrooms, and a media workshop for projection design.

The Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library (in Rudolph Hall)

Robert B. Haas Family Arts Libraryat 180 York Street comprises the merged holdings of the former Art & Architecture and Drama Libraries, the Arts of the Book Collection, and the staff of the Visual Resources Collection, making it the primary collection for the study of art, architecture, and drama production at Yale. Currently, the drama collections have approximately 20,000 volumes, including plays by American, British, and foreign playwrights; books on the history of theater, theater architecture, dramatic criticism, scenery, costume, lighting, sound, and projection design, technical production, and theater management; biographies; and related reference books. Non book materials from the former Drama Library that document theatrical production through photographic prints, production books, scrapbooks, and ephemera are now part of the Arts Library Special Collections department. Highlights include the Rollo Peters Archive, the Rockefeller Theatrical Prints Collection, the Doolittle Collection of Japanese Theatre Prints, and the George Pierce Baker Collection. Yale School of Drama students are free to use all Yale University Library collections, including those of the three central libraries—Sterling Memorial Library, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Library—and of the other graduate and professional schools.

The Center for Collaborative Arts and Media (CCAM)

Center for Collaborative Arts & Media at 149 York Streetat 149 York Street is a multimedia facility that establishes connections between traditional art and the computer age. The CCAM serves the several arts departments and institutions at Yale. Beyond providing classroom and laboratory facilities, the CCAM provides instruction and equipment that allow faculty and students in all arts disciplines to discover and create in the diverse fields of electronic media. Advanced technologies, staff expertise, and interdisciplinary approaches make the CCAM an ideal auxiliary for Yale’s arts community.

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