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Nazarian Center (NC)​
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The Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts

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​​The Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts is a multi-use facility that supports Rhode Island College's music, theatre and dance education programs as well as the presentation of professional performing artists and a wide range of community group activities.

Performance facilities include the 422-seat Sapinsley Hall, the 943-seat Auditorium in Roberts Hall, the flexible, black-box Forman Theatre, the Fannie Helen Melcer Dance Studio and the Little Theatre.

The Box Office, now located in the Welcome Center at the Mt Pleasant Ave entrance to campus, is open Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.​ and can be reached at (401) 456-8144. Showtime box offices are open two hours prior to a performance in the lobby of the appropriate event venue.

Page last updated: March 07, 2018