Student Venues

Student performances are held in the 1155-seat Beckman Auditorium, the smaller Ramo Auditorium, and the more intimate Dabney Lounge.

Performances are also occasionally held at Caltech's Athenaeum and at off-campus locations in the area.

The Music House includes a large rehearsal room with two grand pianos, two smaller chamber music rehearsal rooms, and five practice rooms.

Set building and costume production are done at the TACIT House. Set components are built at the TACIT scene shop and assembled in situ.

Visual Arts classes are held in the Art Chateau (located behind the TACIT House) and at the nearby Polytechnic School. 

Caltech's Dabney Library contains extensive resource material on all of the arts.

The Hameetman Center houses a state-of-the-art rehearsal room and recording studio for student performing arts groups.  The rehearsal room is only available for PVA functions. 

Caltech Public Events

Caltech Public Events presents a variety of events on campus to which students receive free or reduced price tickets. Featured offerings include the renowned Coleman Chamber Music Series and a performing arts series.

Other Venues

Caltech students also benefit greatly from the Institute's location in Pasadena. World-class performers come to such venues as the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, the Los Angeles Music Center, Disney Hall, and the Orange County Center for the Performing Arts.

Students can regularly attend concerts by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Master Chorale and Opera, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and a host of smaller vocal and instrumental ensembles and recitals by internationally recognized soloists.