Dance & Rehearsal Studios

The Robert Webster Building is home to the School of the Arts and Media (SAM) and its administrative and academic staff. The building includes modern facilities to facilitate and extend student experience of cross art and media practices involving all disciplines under the SAM umbrella, while being able to strengthen skills and knowledge in their specific area of study.

There are two large Dance/Drama Studios with vinyl sprung floors. These are teaching spaces used by the School and are also available for hire to performance companies and other groups for rehearsals and workshops. See below for the dimensions and equipment in each space.

There are 4 film viewing rooms, 3 Video/Sound editing rooms, a stop motion animation studio, multi-media labs and a number of computer labs. Software used and taught in the School includes Final Cut Pro, Media 100, I Movie, Pro Tools and Life Forms. Equipment available to students for their course work includes video cameras, basic lighting kits, DAT recorders and CD and DVD burners.

For detailed information on computer labs, production and audio equipment and facilities in the Webster building please go to the Technical Resource Centre website.

For information on hiring space in the Webster Building please contact the Creative Practice Lab at or on 9385 5684.

Please note: From January 2018 the Webster dance/rehearsal studios will not be available for external hire due to renovation works.

It may be worth your while to join Arc - UNSW Student Life for FREE. They have dance and rehearsal spaces availbale to students to hire.
Visit the Arc website for more information


The Robert Webster Building is on the north side of the University Mall, situated at the midpoint of the Kensington campus. Reference G14 on UNSW Maps (PDF)

Helpful Documents & Links

Webster Studios: Application to Hire (PDF) [2 Mb]

Webster Studios: Information and Conditions of Hire (PDF) [806 Kb]

Room Specifications

Dance/Drama Studio 332

  • 13m x 9m
  • Dance vinyl sprung floors
  • Mirrored wall
  • Ballet barrés
  • Tables and chairs
  • AV projection facilities
  • Fans and windows

Dance/Drama Studio 335

  • 13m x 10m
  • Dance vinyl sprung floors
  • Ballet barréd
  • Mirrored wall
  • AV projection facilities
  • Fans and windows

Bathrooms and change rooms are located on the same level.

Two upright Kawaii pianos are available to hire for the studios upon request.

Screening Room 306

Manual projector/screen AV system.

Screening Room 307

Manual projector/screen AV system.

Screening Room 327

Fully automated 5.1 surround sound screening room. Seats 82.