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Performance Halls, Theatres and Art Galleries

Historicly known as Holmberg Hall this is Oklahoma’s only European-style performance hall located inside the Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center seating 677.

Reynolds Performing Arts Center

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 visible from studios, offices and hallways above.



Lightwell Gallery

Located inside the Rupel J. Jones Fine Arts Center, this is a traditional proscenium-style 600-seat theatre with the unique capacity to utilize the stage apron to create a thrust configuration. Many productions are held with large casts and impressive scenery in the Elsie C. Brackett Theatre.  

Elsie C. Brackett Theatre

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 multi-configured setting.

Weitzenhoffer Theatre

Helmerich School of Drama Studio Venues

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 Student Playwriting Festival.

Gilson Lab Theatre

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

Located inside the Catlett Music Center, the Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall provides seating for 1,004 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.

Sharp Concert Hall

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.

Gothic Hall event

A performance hall seating an audience of 119 located within the Catlett Music Center.  It is a popular venue for student, faculty, guest artist and chamber music recitals.

Pitman Recital Hall