Disability Access @ Stanford


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Theater and Performance Studies
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1.  Location Tip

Roble Gym is located at 375 Santa Teresa Street. It is located on the corner of Santa Teresa Street and Samuel Morris Way, across from Roble Hall. 


2.  Use/Purpose

Originally the women's gym, Roble Gym went through its most recent renovation and re-opened in Fall 2016. Roble Gym houses the Theater & Performance Studies (TAPS) department, the Roble Arts Gym, and flexible rehearsal and art-making spaces for students. The building includes a new dance studio, black box theater and several arts gyms.


 3.  Accessible Entrance

The main entrance, located along Santa Teresa Street, is accessible via a ramp located just to the left of the stairs. It is equipped with a power-operated door. There is a ramp located on the east side of the building, however it is not a public entrance and is only used for egress purposes. Faculty and staff offices are located on either side once inside the building, and Classroom 136 is located in the east wing (to the right and on the left hand side). An exterior courtyard is located beyond the second set of doors (also equipped with a power-operated door) once inside the main entrance. Along the arcade surrounding the exterior courtyard are entrances to the studios, gyms and theater. To the left is Dance Studio 113, 114, 115 and Arts Gym 116. To the right of the main entrance is the black box theater (Theater 123), Acting Studio 117 and Arts Gym 116. Each of the entrances to these areas is equipped with a power-operated door. Wheelchair seating is located within the black box theater in the front row. Please note the only step-free entrance down into the courtyard is on the south side, just past the entrance into the courtyard area. Access to the patio/deck facing Roble Field (on the west side of the building) is accessible via power-operated doors inside Studio 113.


4.  Restrooms

Wheelchair accessible men's and women's restrooms are located along the arcade at the back of the courtyard (north side). There are also single occupancy, all gender restrooms located in both wings, once inside the main entrance. In addition, on the west wing (left side once inside the main entrance), there are two additional single occupancy, all gender restrooms that are wheelchair accessible and include roll-in showers, but are not open to the public. Finally, please note that there are two all gender, single occupancy, wheelchair accessible restrooms for performers located backstage of the black box theater. 


5.  Parking & Transportation

A small amount of disabled parking is located across the street from Roble Gym in Lot-31 on Santa Teresa Street. Roble Field Garage, adjacent to Roble Gym (west side), will be open in October 2016 and will provide ample disabled parking for the surrounding areas. Marguerite shuttle stops are located along Panama Street and Samuel Morris Way.


6.  Points of Interest

Enjoy the Terman Fountain across the street from Roble Gym.  The New Guinea Sculpture Garden is a short distance away, and is located at the corner of Santa Teresa Street and Lomita Drive. 


For disability access information about any building not listed in the Campus Access Guide, please contact the Diversity and Access Office, (650) 725-0326 voice, (650) 723-1216 TTY, disability.access@stanford.edu. We welcome your feedback about the Mobility Guide and requests for further information.