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Department of Theatre and Dance

  • The four production facilities for our department.

Our Facilities

Experience live performances in a range of unique venues, from historic, arena style Longstreet Theatre to our intimate black box space, located across the university's downtown Columbia campus.

Performance Spaces

Several performance venues are used to stage productions and serve as laboratories for classroom instruction.

Longstreet Theatre

Located at the corner of Sumter and Greene Streets, Longstreet Theatre is a 312 seat arena stage.

Drayton Hall Theatre

Located on College Street between Sumter and Greene Streets, this 404-seat proscenium theatre was renovated in 1989.

Lab Theatre

Located in the first floor of the Booker T. Washington Building on Wheat St., The Lab Theatre is our "black box" performance space, established as a laboratory for undergraduates to explore new ideas and put classroom studies to practical use.


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.