Facilities

Facilities

Malak Gabr Theatre

Malak Gabr Theatre

The Malak Gabr Theatre is a proscenium stage and can set up to 308 persons. It is located in the AUC New Cairo Center for the Arts and has a fly and rigging system, lighting and sound booth and can accommodate a scrim or cyclorama.

Howard Theatre

Howard Theatre

The Howard is a small black box located just off the AUC New Cairo Plaza. It can accommodate several seating styles including an arena, thrust, and traverse. It is ideal for productions that are not associated with the Department of the Arts.

Gerhart Theatre

Gerhart Theatre

The Gerhart Theatre is a black box space with seating on risers that can provide a flexible audience configuration. It is located in the AUC New Cairo Center for the Arts and can accommodate between 120 and 180 seats. It has a lighting grid, sound and light booth, and projection system.

Scene Shop

Scene Shop

The Scene Shop is equipped with various stationary saws for cutting dimensional lumber, several wood finishing machines, a supply of hand tools and a paint area.  It services the theatre and music programs' performances, and the visual arts department's installations.

Costume Shop

Costume Shop

The costume shop is where costumes for the Theater Program's theatrical productions are made. Students learn costume design and production, as well as accessory making.

Sharjah Art Gallery

Sharjah Art Gallery

Arts' department exhibition, lecture, performance space that accommodate professional and student productions. Sharjah Productions are composed of visual arts installations, music concerts, and specialized art lectures.

Art Studios are classroom spaces that are used for lecturing and in class projects. Art studios act as incubators for new art concepts and student talent enrichment.

More Facilities

Rehearsal Hall

The Rehearsal Hall is a small space for classes and rehearsals. It does not have a sound or lighting system but has mirrors for movement study and could be used as an informal performance space, seating approximately 50-60 persons.

P013

Film Classroom Designed as a Movie Theater. The film screening room is equipped with a 5.1 surround audio system and 4000ANSi HD projector. The room's playback equipment supports the latest and vintage formats, such as VHS, CD, and DVD.

P014

Film Production Studio is the main film production and practical teaching space. It is equipped with AV playback equipment and can support professional lighting portable equipment.

P015

The Film Editing Room has 13 IMACS pre-installed with editing software, such as final cut pro x and adobe premiere. The room serves as the main digital film editing classroom and supports students' post-production requirements for projects.

P001

The Music Technology Classroom: is the main venue for music tech courses and a non-advanced post-production facility for music tech students. The room is equipped with 13 IMACS pre-installed with professional audio editing software, pro tools, and digital recording interfaces.

1003

The Mastering Room is a professional acoustically treated audio processing facility. it is equipped with industrial audio processing and mastering software and hardware. The mastering room serves as the main classroom for advanced music tech classes and supports advanced post-production venue for music tech students' projects.

1017, 1018,1019,1020 and 1021

Music Practice rooms are the main spaces for teaching applied instrument courses and act as rehearsal spaces for music students. All practice rooms are equipped with a piano to facilitate teaching and support music students' assignments.

1011

The Recording Studio is a professional acoustically treated audio recording space. It consists of a control room and a separate recording area. the control room is equipped with industrial preamplifiers and audio recording equipment. The recording studio serves as the main classroom for advanced music tech classes and students' projects.

P010

The Arts Department Equipment Checkout Room:  The room acts as the main warehouse for AV equipment in circulation within the department's courses and events.