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Irwin Theatre (Beirut)

The Irwin Theater 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

 


Gulbenkian Theatre (Beirut)

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


SFA Lab 1102

Located in the first floor of the Safadi Fine Arts building, the SFA Lab 1102 caters to the audio and video post-production needs of TV/Film students. It is used both during class and outside class hours. Renovated in 2016, the facility includes 21 PCs with the latest audio/video editing software, such as Adobe cc 2017, Avid Media Composer, and Black Magic Da Vinci. Contact: Farid Boustani, fbustani@lau.edu.lb


Selina Kurban Theatre (Byblos)

The Selina Korban theatre 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.


Multimedia Lab

In Fall 2017, the journalism program will inaugurate a state-of-the-art multimedia lab in Byblos Campus. Equipped with 25 iMacs and the latest digital production software, the lab will be used for multimedia and interactive news production and teaching, as well as data-driven journalism. Contact: Sami Fayad, sfayad@lau.edu.lb

 


TV Studio (Nicol GO18 – Beirut)

Built in 2011, the Nicol GO18 studio is a TV studio with a master control room. It has high end studio cameras with autocue systems and with pedestals. The master control room has a state of the art HD/SD broadcast switcher. Also, the location has a meeting/dressing room along with two editing facilities. Contact: Farid Boustani, fbustani@lau.edu.lb


SFA Studio (Safadi Fine Arts Basement – Beirut)

The SFA studio includes 3 smart classrooms, a screening room that accommodates 30 students, 2 isolated audio recording studios, 7 editing facilities (PC) and 2 MAC editing suites. It has 2 storage areas. Contact: Farid Boustani, fbustani@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 103 studio (Byblos Campus)

Science 103 studio is used as a classroom for production classes. Contact: Sami Fayad, sfayad@lau.edu.lb


Journalism Lab

The Journalism lab is located in Nicol Hall third 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. The lab includes 26 Imacs with the latest research, design and editing software and a laser color printers. Contact: Annie Tabakian, annie.tabakian@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