University of Notre Dame, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

South Bend, Indiana, USA

This new arts center is a major focal point on the Notre Dame campus, providing a resource for community engagement and arts education. The 155,000 square foot complex features four venues for live performance including a concert hall, drama theatre, studio theatre, and organ/choral hall. A recording studio allows the university to record live performances from any of the venues. A THX-certified cinema, TV soundstage, and editing suites provide ample infrastructure for film and television students. Extensive support facilities include rehearsal spaces, dressing rooms, make-up room, green room, storage, offices, and classrooms.

University of Notre Dame, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Credit: Tim Griffith
Credit: Tim Griffith
Credit: Tim Griffith
Owner

University of Notre Dame

Architect

Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates

Acoustician

McKay Conant Brook

Users

University of Notre Dame academic programs and touring performances

Seat count

100, 200, 350, 900

Construction type

New construction

Theatre type

Arts center, Educational, Concert hall, Drama theatre, Flexible theatre, Recital hall

Services

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

Completion

2004

Venue website

performingarts.nd.edu

Credit: Tim Griffith
Credit: Tim Griffith
University of Notre Dame, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Credit: Tim Griffith

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