The Drama Building addition will feature a thrust-stage theatre (top) and a terrace above the theatre for pre-performance events.
Drama Building Addition
The Drama Building additions will accommodate growth of the performing arts programs, thus ensuring the University’s future as a center of excellence and creativity.
The first addition will include
Your support can bring to fruition a plan that is well under way. A groundbreaking for the addition was held in Fall 2010, construction has begun, and the expansion is due to be completed in December 2012. Generous donors have stepped forward to show their support. Mortimer Caplin (College ’37, Law ’40) and his wife, Ruth, provided $4 million to build the thrust stage theatre, which will be named the Ruth Caplin Theatre in her honor. The Caplin gift garnered a $1 million match from the Arts Grounds Challenge Fund.
Drama Building Addition Giving Opportunities