Performance Halls, Theatres and Art Galleries
Reynolds Performing Arts Center
Historicly known as Holmberg Hall this is Oklahoma’s only European-style performance hall located inside the Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center and seats 677. Read more about the history of the hall, here.
Located inside the Fred Jones Art Center on the second floor is the Lightwell Gallery, a unique architectural space that features a 50-foot high, sky-lit ceiling and visibility from studios, offices and hallways.
Elsie C. Brackett Theatre
Located inside the Rupel J. Jones Fine Arts Center, this is a traditional proscenium style 600-seat theatre with the unique capacity to utilize apron to create a thrust configuration. Many mainstage productions are held in the Elsie C. Brackett Theatre with large casts and complex sets.
Located inside the Rupel J. Jones Fine Arts Center, the A. Max Weitzenhoffer Theatre is an intimate, state-of-the-art 225 seat flexible theatre. Drama, opera and musical mainstage productions are held in this theatre-in-the-round setting.
Drama Studio Venues
Gilson Lab Theatre
Located inside Beatrice Carr Wallace Old Science Hall (2nd floor) is the E. Frank Gilson Lab Theatre, a 73-seat proscenium theatre with an off-Broadway feel. Lab Theatre productions are edgy, contemporary and include the Faith Broome Playwright Festival.
Located inside Beatrice Carr Wallace Old Science Hall (1st floor) the Studio Theatre is an intimate and flexible blackbox theatre that seats 50. Student-directed and Lab productions take place in this theatre.
Music Performance Venues
Sharp Concert Hall
Located inside the Catlett Music Center, the Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall provides seating for 1,000 patrons to enjoy the remarkable acoustics and architectural beauty of this Prairie Gothic style performance space. This hall houses the 1931 M. P. Möller Op. 5819 pipe organ, formerly located in the Philadelphia Municipal Auditorium.
The Grayce B. Kerr Gothic Hall houses the Mildred Andrews Boggess Memorial Organ, a $750,000 instrument designed specifically for the School of Music by the C. B. Fisk Company. Kerr Gothic Hall serves as a grand entrance to the School of Music and as a performance space in the Catlett Music Center.
Pitman Recital Hall
A performance hall seating an audience of 123 located within the Catlett Music Center. It is a popular venue for student and faculty recitals. Artist-in-Residence, Marilyn Horne, is a world renowned Mezzo-Soprano, who serves as clinician for two open master classes each semester working with voice students from the School of Music Voice Area.