Performing Arts Spaces
Stuart students are offered opportunities to grow their performance and presentation skills in developmentally appropriate spaces.
Students grow into the 500 seat Cor Unum theater. This state-of-the-art space is used for theater, music and dance. Our stage in Millie’s Garden gives Lower School and Middle School students a chance to share poetry and fairy tales, and the Stuart Little Theater gives students the chance to explore voice and physical movement in a more expansive venue. Learn more about each of these spaces below.
Designed by renowned architects Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, the Cor Unum Theater is used for theatrical productions, music and dance and features state-of-the-art audio and video equipment. Two dressing rooms each with their own restroom were designed to be compliant with actors equity association. Cor Unum also houses a backstage studio/workshop, lifts, LED lighting and Broadway-caliber A/V equipment.
Stuart Little Theater
Designed by Princeton University Architecture Department Head and Stuart architect, Jean Labatut, the Stuart Little Theater also features state-of-the-art A/V and is used for fall play, summer theatrical productions, film screenings and music performances
Black Box Performance Space
Stuart’s fully functioning dance and theater studio is used for rehearsals for all productions and small performances. The Black Box is also used as a teaching space on a daily basis.
Practice and Classroom Spaces
Dedicated music classrooms feature state-of-the-art equipment and instruments are soundproofed.
Two practice rooms - each one has a keyboard and a Steinway piano for independent practice.
The Music Library is used for instrumental lessons and ensemble.