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Gulbenkian Theater (Beirut)

Now under construction, the Gulbenkian amphitheater was established in 1970 and seats 344 people. It consists of a thrust stage, a backstage with two dressing and make-up rooms, a control room for lighting and sound operation, wardrobe  cabinets and a scene shop for set construction and for wood stage. The theater was inaugurated with the stage  production “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” directed by Varougean Khedeshian for Hamazkayin group. The first major theater production performed in this theater was “Marco Polo,” directed by Dr. Irene Faffler in 1971. Contact: Hala Masri, hmasri@lau.edu.lb


Irwin Hall Auditorium (Beirut)

Irwin Hall Auditorium was inaugurated in 1947 and seats 393 people (130 balcony). It consists of a proscenium stage, an orchestra pit, a backstage with two dressing and make-up rooms and a control room for lighting and sound operations. Throughout its history, Irwin Theater has been a renowned venue for concerts and operettas, including performances in the 1960s and 1970s by the Beirut Orpheus Choir, directed by its founder, the late Afif Alvarez Boulos. Contact: Hala Masri, hmasri@lau.edu.lb

 


Selina Kurban Theater (Byblos)

The Selina Korban theater was established in 1996 and seats 300 people. It consists of a stage, a back stage, two dressing rooms, one makeup room, a control room, and a storage room. It is used in theatre courses and for carrying out theatrical and other performing arts productions. Contact: Nicolas Daou, nicolas.daou@lau.edu.lb.


Journalism Lab (Nicol Hall 514, Beirut)

The Journalism Lab is located in Nicol Hall fifth floor. Journalism students sharpen their journalistic skills across print, broadcast and multimedia platforms. Renovated in 2010, the facility is used for classes and for free practice outside class hours. It includes 26 Imacs with the latest research, design and editing software and a laser color printers. Contact: Annie Tabakian, annie.tabakian@lau.edu.lb


Independent TV studio

An independent TV studio is also available. This facility is equipped with 3 studio cameras and a portable switcher to simulate real life TV production. Contact: Farid Boustani,  fbustani@lau.edu.lb


Science 102 studio (Byblos Campus)

The Science 102 studio includes a studio room (3 cameras with pedestals) where live programs are produced and the video control room for live television directing. The studio is equipped with autocue system. It also has an editing room that has 4 non-linear editing stations and one isolated sound room with nonlinear editing station. Contact: Sami Fayad,  sfayad@lau.edu.lb


Science 103 studio (Byblos Campus)

Science 103 studio is under construction. It will be divided into a music room and a digital media lab. Contact: Sami Fayad, sfayad@lau.edu.lb


SFA Lab 108 (Beirut)

Equipped with 16 iMacs, LCD projector, sound system and the latest digital production software, the lab is used by Communication Arts students for their various projects. Contact: Farid Boustani, fbustani@lau.edu.lb


SFA Studio (Safadi Fine Arts Basement, Beirut)

The SFA studio includes 2 smart classrooms, a screening room that accommodates 30 students, 2 isolated audio recording studios & 2 labs containing editing facilities and has 2 storage areas. Contact: Farid Boustani, fbustani@lau.edu.lb


SFA Lab 102 (Beirut)

Located in the first floor of the Safadi Fine Arts building, the SFA Lab 102 caters to the audio and video post-production needs of TV/Film, Journalism and Communication students. Used both during class and outside class hours, the newly renovated lab includes 21 iMacs & PCs with the latest audio/video editing software, such as Adobe CC, Avid Media Composer, Black Magic Da Vinci, Cubase & Pro tools. Contact: Farid Boustani, fbustani@lau.edu.lb


TV Studio (Nicol 214, Beirut)

Built in 2011, the Nicol 214 studio is a TV studio with a master control room & high end  HD studio cameras with autocue systems all mounted on a dolly wheel pedestals system. The master control room has a state of the art HD broadcast equipment. The studio can be easily turned into a large green screen background whereby virtual sets can be created for various applications. In addition, the location has two editing facilities along with a meeting/dressing room used for pre-productions. Contact: Farid Boustani, fbustani@lau.edu.lb


Multimedia Lab (Block A, Room 401, Byblos)

In Fall 2017, the department inaugurated a state-of-the-art multimedia lab in Byblos Campus. Equipped with 16 iMacs, LCD projector, a sound amplifier system and the latest digital production software, the lab is used for multimedia and interactive news production and teaching, as well as data-driven journalism. Contact: Sami Fayad, sfayad@lau.edu.lb