Lewis and Jerry Fulks Theatre
The 325-seat Lewis and Jerry Fulks Theatre, is a thrust-stage facility designed to the theatre department’s specifications with the help of acoustical and theatre consultants.
Clara and James Culp Theatre
The Clara and James Culp Theatre is a multi-form facility that allow multiple stage/audience configurations. The only physical restrictions in this black box space are the fixed locations of the walls, ceiling and floor.
Boone Family Theatre
The $9.5 million renovated Boone Family Theatre is a tremendous enhancement to the performing arts at ACU, providing an acoustically redesigned hall and state-of-the-art theatrical equipment that supports a variety of full-scale productions.
Established in 1929, Sewell Theatre is the former home of the ACU Dinner Theatre and now functions as the base for scenie design and construction, costumes and properties.
Additional Features of the Williams Performing Arts Center
- A 282-seat Recital Hall that is acoustically “tuneable” to accommodate the performing artist(s) and number of patrons.
- Spacious, modern dressing rooms
- Large instrument and choral rehearsal halls
- A computer lab featuring Macs, PCs and 16 electronic pianos
- Forty-four acoustically treated practice rooms and faculty studios
- Faculty offices and meeting rooms
- State-of-the-art classrooms
- Choral and band libraries
- A box office, courtyard and sculpture garden
Abilene Convention Center
Periodically the ACU Theatre uses the Abilene Convention Center for the annual Homecoming Musical. The exceptional acoustics have drawn praise from the most veteran entertainers, and the vast amount of fly and wing space allow elaborate set changes. The 70×72 ft. stage (which includes a hydraulically operated orchestra pit) faces 2,091 seats.