The Division of Performing Arts offers four performance facilities:
- Festival Concert Hall and Beckwith Recital Hall in Reineke Fine Arts Center
- Askanase Auditorium and Walsh Studio Theatre in Askanase Hall
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*Both Festival Concert Hall and Beckwith Recital Hall are available for rental, along with other areas of Reineke Fine Arts Center. Please select the appropriate PDF form for additional information:
Festival Concert Hall*
Festival Concert Hall is an acoustically excellent, 1,000-seat hall, opened in 1981. FCH is the concert home for all NDSU music major ensembles, major Theatre NDSU musical productions, the F-M Symphony, the F-M Opera, and for special concert and performance appearances by groups such as the Vienna Boys Choir, The Second City, Arlo Guthrie, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Smuin Ballet, The National Symphony Orchestra, Christopher O'Riley, the Harlem Gospel Choir, and other touring arts organizations. Festival Concert Hall is also available for rental.
Festival Concert Hall is located in the southwest corner of the North Dakota State University campus, at the intersection of 12th Avenue North and Bolley Drive.
Beckwith Recital Hall*
Beckwith Recital Hall has the same acoustical excellence as FCH but is a smaller setting with capacity being 200. It is used as a classroom and performance space for faculty, student and small group recitals. Beckwith is also available for outside rental.
Beckwith Recital Hall is located in the southwest corner of the North Dakota State University campus, at the intersection of 12th Avenue North and Bolley Drive.
Askanase auditorium is a 380-seat proscenium theatre.
Askanase auditorium is located at the intersection of 12th Avenue North and Albrecht Blvd.
Walsh Studio Theatre**
Walsh Studio Theatre is a flexible studio-laboratory black box space. It is located in Askanase Hall, at the corner of 12th Avenue North and Albrecht Blvd.
All production spaces are handicap accessible and assistive listening devices are available upon request.