Computing: Hardware

Computers for Student Use

Computers can be found in the following locations within the School of Drama buildings:

Hutchinson Hall (Click for map)

  • Student Lounge - Room 116: Four PC computers for general use. Installed software include Microsoft Office, Adobe Master Collection, and Audacity.
  • Drama Library - Room 145: A variety of computers provided by UW Libraries. These require a NetID for use. In addition, there is one computer with an attached scanner provided by the School of Drama for student use. Please ask library staff for the location of that computer.
  • Design Studio - Room 155: Ten iMac computers for design use. Installed software include Microsoft Office, Adobe Master Collection and Vectorworks. These computers are located beside drafting tables, allowing for mixed-use.  [Classes are periodically held in Room 155; check calendar posted on door for schedule].
  • Computer Lounge - Room 163: Three PC computers and one Mac computer, one wide-format (42") printer, one color printer, one B&W printer. Installed software includes Microsoft Office, Adobe Master Collection and Audacity.
  • Graduate Office - Room 303: Two computers and one printer, for use by School of Drama graduate students only.

Hughes Penthouse Theatre (map):

  • Two Apple computers in editing room, each with Final Cut Pro and Adobe Master Collection. Check out required through Drama Office, 101 Hutchinson Hall (typical hours 10:00 AM to 12:00 and 1:00 to 4:00 PM).

Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse Theatre (map)

  • Green Room: One PC computer is provided for use by actors and crew.

Equipment for Checkout

The School of Drama has a variety of equipment to enhance teaching, including:

  • Digital projectors
  • DVD and VCR players (with converters for most global formats)
  • Televisions
  • Laptops
  • Camcorder
  • Digital Voice Recorder
  • High Definition Video Cameras
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Microphones

Checkout Procedure

If you are interested in checking out any of this equipment, contact the UW School of Drama Office. Checkout typically takes about 5 minutes for minimal paperwork and for staff to retrieve the equipment from storage. Please plan ahead and reserve the equipment to ensure availability. If you are unfamiliar with the equipment, you may pre-arrange a brief tutorial from Drama IT Staff.

Please do not show up moments before a class is to start, ask for equipment that you have never used before, which you have not reserved, then expect that it will be up and running in time for your class.