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The Robert H. Smith Auditorium
Total Seated Capacity: 409 guests
Orchestra: 295 guests
Balcony: 114 guests
The sleek, modern auditorium, with its curved architectural design, retains the charm of an intimate theater experience while offering state-of-the-art theatrical equipment. It's a perfect venue for film screenings, upfronts, concerts, TED-style talks, and panel discussions. Our in-house AV team provides extensive complimentary support, including lighting, sound, and video projection. Additional services, if necessary, are sourced through our approved vendors.