COVID-19: Essential Information

Rehearsal Spaces

Please note: Due to the Pandemic, Sunderland basement is currently closed for rehearsals. Please either rehearse in the outdoors or sign up for Room 232 in the MAC.

Please check for availability in the calendar below.

Starting Monday 8:30 am, space can be reserved for the current week including the weekend. E-mail Mirjam ( before 3:00 pm on Thursday.

For Friday – Sunday rehearsal needs that have not been scheduled in advance, please use the sign-up sheets posted on the bulletin board next to Rm 232. The sheets go up Thursday afternoon.

You may sign up for one hour at a time.

Please show up on time and vacate the room on time, leaving enough time clean-up at the end of your session. It is expected that you leave the room in good condition and return furniture to the walls. Please wipe all surfaces you touched.


The Middlebury Theatre Department has two main performance spaces: the Seeler Studio Theatre in the Center for the Arts, and Wright Memorial Theatre. Theatre students also make frequent use of the Hepburn Zoo Theatre, a small student-run black-box theatre funded by Student Activities. Read more below, or download ground plans or light plots. (Mac files require Stuffit Expander version 5, available free from Aladdin Systems; PC files require WinZip or other unzipping utility.)


The Seeler Studio Theatre

The Seeler Studio Theatre is a modern black-box theatre with flexible seating for up to 165 audience members, a full catwalk system, and a fully-equipped shop adjacent to it. The lighting system is an ETC Expression board connected to 372 2.4 Kw dimmers.

View a 3D panorama of the Studio Theatre (requires QuickTime).

View the Studio Theatre's Lighting Instrument Inventory

Wright Memorial Theatre

Wright Memorial Theatre is a 350-seat proscenium theatre with a full fly system, lighting grid, and removable fore stage. It is adjacent to a fully equipped scene shop. The lighting system is an ETC Expression3 board capable of controlling moving lights connected to 191 2.4 Kw dimmers.

View the Wright Theatre's Lighting Instrument Inventory

Download a ground plan of Wright Theatre in VectorWorks 8 (for Mac) or DXF v.12 (for Mac or for PC) format.  


The Hepburn Zoo Theatre

Learn more about the Zoo here.  

Department of Theatre

Mahaney Arts Center
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753