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Performance Venues


SUNY Plattsburgh has five dedicated venues, varying is size from 95 seats to 789 seats.

E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium


Photo of Giltz balcony seating

Photo of Giltz main seating

Location: Hawkins Hall

Operated by the Event Management Office, the beautifully renovated E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium is but one of our performing art venues on the campus of SUNY Plattsburgh. Concerts, theatre, dance, political events, and corporate meetings are an example of the diversity of events we produce. Giltz Auditorium is also the venue of choice for the Department of Music faculty recitals, guest artists, and many of our community groups, such as: The Gibson Brothers, The Adirondack Wind Ensemble, Adirondack Dance Company, and Champlain Valley Education Services to name a few. Historically, the venue has even hosted such notables as Phish and Joe Cocker.

Specifications for E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium

  • In-house staff for production and front-of-house
  • Handicapped accessible to house and stage
  • Steinway ‘D’ piano
  • Green room
  • Audience seating for 789 (634 main floor 155 balcony)
  • Proscenium stage (28' deep x 32' wide x 22' high) with hardwood floor
  • ETC ION — lighting control
  • Minimal lighting plot
  • In-house sound system
  • Seating chart
  • Contact Leah Sweeney to reserve Giltz

Hyman and Frances Krinovitz Recital Hall


Location: Hawkins Hall

An intimate space for 152 patrons with wonderful acoustics, Krinovitz Recital Hall is a popular spot for student recitals, guest artists, master classes, and other events desiring the formality of a traditional theatre with the intimacy of a small space.

Specifications for Hyman and Frances Krinovitz Recital Hall

  • Handicap access for audience and performers
  • Baldwin grand piano
  • Proscenium stage
  • 20' x 20' projection screen
  • Adequate lighting and sound support
  • Contact Leah Sweeney to reserve Krinovitz

Hartman Theatre


Location: Myers Fine Arts Building

Hartman is a proscenium style theatre ideally suited for musicals (moving orchestra pit), plays, and other dramatic productions. As a fully operating theatre, the Department of Theatre uses this space for their productions as well as the many touring shows of past production seasons. Audience capacity is 409.

Specifications for Hartman Theatre

  • Upper house has handicap access
  • ETC ION Lighting Console
  • Proscenium stage (37' wide x 28' deep)
  • Grid Height 62'
  • 43 line sets — 3 of which are motorized
  • Orchestra pit, 24' wide x 12' deep
  • Adjacent scene shop, costume and dressing rooms
  • Hartman seating chart
  • Contact Christina Lagree to reserve Hartman Theatre

Black Box Studio Theatre


Location: Myers Fine Arts Building

This small, flexible space has an installed lighting grid with lighting and sound packages installed for each event. Serving as a classroom, performance/rehearsal space and a dance studio, the “studio” is very active. Please contact Christina Lagree to reserve space in the Black Box Studio.

Music Recital Room


Location: Myers Fine Arts Building

Doubling as a student performing and rehearsing space, Myers 300 is used for performance classes, auditions, and large ensemble rehearsals. The room seats 95 and features a Baldwin grand piano. Please contact Christina Lagree to reserve MFA 300.

Reserve a Room


Once your dates are confirmed by email, download and complete the appropriate reservation form:

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