The Fine Arts Building
The Fine Arts building houses the Art, Theatre and Dance Departments. The heart of the building is Markel Auditorium, a 353-seat amphitheater complete with a 40-foot thrust stage and an orchestra pit that can be raised or lowered. In addition to classrooms and faculty offices, the Fine Arts building features four large art studios, a photography and graphic design computer lab, a performance/dance studio, a theatre design studio, a scene shop, prop storage facilities, a costume shop, makeup and dressing rooms, lighting catwalks and a fully computerized control center for sound, lighting, and audio/video recording. Daughtrey Gallery, which has hosted numerous professional exhibits in addition to works by Hillsdale faculty and students, is contained in the building as well. Personnel in the Fine Arts building may be reached by dialing (517) 607-2848.