University of Delaware, Roselle Center for the Arts

Newark, Delaware, USA

This new 90,000 square foot arts center provides additional performance spaces for the music and theatre programs at the University of Delaware. The center includes a 450-seat proscenium theatre, a 200-seat recital hall, a 100-seat studio theatre, and an orchestra rehearsal/performance room with 300 retractable seats, which can be used by the University's marching band. The center also includes 31 practice rooms, administrative and backstage support spaces, and a new parking garage.

University of Delaware, Roselle Center for the Arts
Credit: Robert Creamer
Credit: Robert Creamer
Credit: Robert Creamer
Owner

University of Delaware

Architect

Ayers Saint Gross

Acoustician

Kirkegaard Associates

Users

Professional Theatre Training Program/Resident Ensemble Players, Department of Music, other university users, and touring performances

Seat count

100, 200, 300, 450

Construction type

New construction

Theatre type

Educational, Flexible theatre, Multipurpose theatre, Recital hall

Services

Programming, concept design, theatre planning, theatre equipment design and specification

Completion

2006

Venue website

rep.udel.edu

Credit: Theatre Projects
Credit: Robert Creamer
University of Delaware, Roselle Center for the Arts
Credit: Theatre Projects