Formerly a women's gymnasium for the university, the Dieterle Vocal Arts Center (DVAC) opened in January 1995 and is home to the Voice, Opera, Choral and Accompanying departments.
- 19 faculty studios
- 3 private coaching rooms
- 2 warm-up rooms
- 100-seat choral rehearsal room
- Choral library
- Nippert Rehearsal Studio
- Italo Tajo Archive Room
The Nippert Rehearsal Studio is a grand opera-scale rehearsal space with dressing rooms and technical support. It doubles as a performance venue for workshops and concerts.
DVAC is the result of the gifts of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nippert.