Our Spaces

Buffalo State's Theater Department spaces offer actors, dancers, technicians, and artists the chance to participate in a variety of productions and performance experiences. 


Warren Enters Theatre

The Warren Enters Theatre, a 385-seat proscenium theater, is the primary performance space for the department's mainstage productions. The theater includes a counterweight system, control booth, and state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment. Fully-equipped scene and costume shops, dressing rooms, and rehearsal studio are located nearby.

Master class in the Flexible Theater

Flexible Theatre

The Flexible Theatre in the Savage Theater and Communication Building doubles as a studio space for acting classes and a "black box" theater. This space is used for informal department events, as well mainstage productions requiring the flexibility and intimacy of a smaller space. Students have the opportunity to explore a variety of performance experiences from staged readings to improvisational games in this space.

The original "black box" theater was in Bishop Hall.

Dancers in the dance studio

Dance Studio

The Dance Studio is equipped with a sprung floor, mirrors, and permanent and portable barres. An upright piano, conga drums, and audio equipment are available for accompaniment.