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Centennial Hall

Centennial Hall is Haverford's premier performance space, where most of the School's major theatrical and music productions take place. It is also widely used by professional performing arts companies throughout the Philadelphia area. The facility includes many great features, including:

  • 655-seat theater (new seats installed in summer, 2010)
  • Orchestra pit and shell
  • 42' wide and 30' deep stage
  • Full stage wings
  • Male and female dressing rooms
  • Scenery shop
  • Stage crew workshop
  • 200 dimmer lighting system with computerized controls
  • Digital control audio system
  • LED Video projector and projection screen
  • 40-line set counterweight fly rail system

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Ball Auditorium

Ball Auditorium effectively serves our many smaller performances and gatherings throughout the year, comfortably accommodating audiences of up to 250 people. It is noted for its superior acoustics and intimate setting.

  • 250-seat theater
  • Dimmer lighting system, computerized controls
  • Audio and lighting electronics
  • A/V projector and full-size movie screen


  • Two Lower School music rooms
  • Two Lower School practice rooms
  • Middle School music room
  • Upper School music room
  • Instrumental music room
  • Recording studio
  • The Haverford Conservatory
  • Music resource room
  • Two Steinway grand pianos
  • One Baldwin grand piano
  • Centennial Hall (650 seats)
  • Ball Auditorium (250 seats)

Visual Arts

  • Two Lower School art classrooms
  • Two Middle School art studios
  • Middle School multimedia studio
  • Two Upper School painting/drawing/multimedia studios, including dedicated MacBooks and iPads
  • Upper School engineering & design studio
  • Upper School photography dark room
  • Upper School sculpture & ceramics studio (with both gas & electric kilns)
  • Centennial Hall Gallery
  • Wilson Hall Gallery

Facilities Rental

If you are interested in renting one of our arts facilities, please submit an inquiry form >

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