Graduate Catalog 2020-2021

Center for the Arts

Center for the Arts 1P, Room 116

Director, John Jankowski

The Center for the Arts contains, in the instructional wing, the Department of Performing and Creative Arts, the Department of Media Culture, studios, performance and rehearsal spaces, a screening room, a studio theater, film and video production facilities, and laboratories for communications and graphics. The workshops include facilities for print making, painting, sculpture, photography, electronic music, and recording.

The Center for the Arts is home to the Clara and Arleigh B. Williamson Theatre, a 430-seat proscenium-stage theater; the 893-seat Concert Hall; the 150-seat Recital Hall; the 150-seat Lecture Hall; the 150-seat Lab Theatre for student productions; the CFA Atrium; the Conference Room; the Art Gallery, for major exhibitions; and the Student Art Gallery. Each academic year, the CFA presents a full schedule of innovative performing and visual arts public programming that features guest artists, CSI arts faculty, and CSI art students. The CFA also administers a theater rental program open to the Staten Island community.