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The Dance Program is located in The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, where facilities include two studios and a fully equipped, 200-seat theater.

Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Frank Gehry, the 110,000-square-foot Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College houses two theaters; four rehearsal studios for dance and theater; and professional support facilities for costume and scenic construction.

LUMA Theater

The infinitely flexible LUMA Theater features programming by Bard’s Dance and Theater& Performance Programs during the academic year. In the summer months, the Fisher Center is home to Bard SummerScape, a festival of opera, theater, and dance, and the Bard Music Festival.

Thorne Studio

The Felicitas S. Thorne Dance Studio is a soaring, light-filled space in which students take class and rehearse.  It is also the home of the weekly Dance Workshop, where choreographers share works-in-progress with faculty and other students.  Theatrical lighting and sound systems make Thorne a versatile labratory for student choreographers.