Department Facilities

Hours and Location
Mon - Fri:8:30am - 5:00pm
Grace Jacobs, Rm 510

Department Facilities

The Following Facilities are available to the Department of Visual & Performing Arts students:

Coppin’s Visual Arts Facilities Include:

  • An art gallery, adjacent to the theatre in the James Weldon Johnson Auditorium Building. Exhibitions change on a regular basis and feature works of art created by students and by members of the community, as well as by professional artists
  • Art studios, including a painting and drawing studio and a ceramic arts studio that features floor to ceiling windows and glass doors that open onto a versatile outdoor courtyard
  • A darkroom for traditional photographic work
  • A computer lab equipped with software for creating digital art

Coppin’s Dance Facilities Include:

  • Full audio, video, and internet support for instruction
  • A mirrored dance studio
  • Rehearsal and performance access to Coppin’s 40-foot proscenium stage theatre, with portable marlee dance flooring
  • An office and a large costume room in the theatre building

Coppin’s Music Facilities Include:

  • A state-of-the-art choir-rehearsal facility, featuring projection-screen internet, video, and DVD access
  • Organ
  • Full complement of upright, grand, and electronic pianos
  • Individual, private practice rooms
  • Rehearsal and performance access to Coppin’s 40-foot Johnson Auditorium proscenium theatre

Coppin’s Theatre Facilities Include:

  • A 975-seat 40-foot proscenium stage theatre.
  • Affiliation with The Arena Playhouse. Located within 15 minutes of the campus, the playhouse is the oldest continuously operating African American community theatre in the U.S. It features a 300-seat thrust stage theatre.