The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts includes the Wortham Theatre, a 566-seat proscenium stage, and the Quintero Theatre, a 190-seat black box. A $4 million renovation by Austin-based architectural firm Lake l Flato was completed in 2005. This construction project enhanced the lobby space of the existing School of Theatre and Dance, added two new rehearsal spaces, and provided a second story office suite for the Mitchell Center for the Arts.
The Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre was built in 1977. It features a trapped floor, a counterweight fly system and ample wing space that joins a shop area large enough to accommodate several production sets. The Jose Quintero Theatre is an intimate 185-seat black box theatre built in 1977.
The School of Theatre and Dance costume shop includes a dye area, spray booth, cratfs area and numerous machines. Our costume shop also features an extensive collection of wardrobe stock from all time periods. Visit the Rentals page for information on renting costumes for your school production!
The School of Theatre and Dance scene shop includes ample space for metalworking, painting, a prop shop, and general construction.