Dance at Fredonia

Arts at Fredonia

Arts at Fredonia encompasses music, dance, theatre, and the visual arts in traditional and new media, from world-renowned performers and artists to open mics and student gallery shows.

The total arts experience

3 theatres

Black box in-the-round, a 500-seat proscenium, and a 1,200-seat concert hall, in addition to two recital halls and three art galleries

More than 150 events presented each year

clients including academic departments, student organizations and community groups.

43,000 people

annual attendance at all events

Rockefeller Arts Center is one of the most impressive fine arts centers in the SUNY system. The 120,000 square foot facility houses faculty offices for the Department of Visual Arts and New Media and the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as classrooms, rehearsal halls and spacious, well-equipped art studios, dressing rooms, scenery and costume shops.

Rockefeller Arts Center serves as a showcase for the talented students and faculty in Fredonia's strong arts programs and as a venue for national and international touring artists.

A major addition was completed in 2016. The project added an additional 40,000 square feet to the building.


Fredonia College Symphony orchestra concert

King Concert Hall

King Concert Hall's stage is 60 feet wide at the front and is equipped with a hydraulic orchestra pit. It is the home of the  famous Schlicker Pipe Organ. 

King Concert Hall
Production of Pirates of Penzance

Marvel Theatre

This proscenium theatre is one of the best-designed and best-equipped small theatres in upstate New York.

Marvel Theatre
Performance in Bartlett Theatre

Bartlett Theatre

Bartlett Theatre is Fredonia's experimental or "black box" theater. Seating is flexible and can be re-configured for each production. The audience typically sits on three sides or four, creating a "theater in the round."

Bartlett Theatre
Students explore art during an opening at the Marion Art Gallery.

Marion Art Gallery

The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery is an educational and cultural institution dedicated to exhibiting and interpreting modern and contemporary art.

Marion Art Gallery
Rosch Recital Hall

Rosch Recital Hall

Juliet J. Rosch Recital Hall is a state-of-the-art, 500-seat concert space, complete with backstage areas, offices, and expanded facilities for Sound Recording Technology.

Rosch Recital Hall
Spectrum spring concert

Student Groups

Student-run clubs and organizations are a major part of the Fredonia experience. They host concerts, fashion shows, visiting artists, and other performances throughout the year.

Student clubs and organizations

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