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Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Facility Location

University Blvd. and Stadium Drive

Brief Mission

The Center's mission is to transform lives through sustained engagement with the arts.  
The Center accomplishes this mission through support to the School of Music, the 
School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, the presentation of visiting artists
from around the world, and collaborative projects with academic programs and
community organizations.  We are known for forward-looking and risk-taking artistic

Hours of Operation

Sunday through Saturday, 7 AM to 11 PM

Services and Technologies Offered

The Center houses six well-equipped theatres and associated production shops that 
have up-to-date theatrical technologies in audio, lighting, video, and costume and set 
production.  Within the School of Music and the School of Theatre, Dance, and 
Performance Studies, there are design and rehearsal studios that are core teaching
spaces.  The Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library has current electronic access to
music, theatre, and dance materials, as well as printed materials in all three 

Equipment Available

Equipment lists for the theatres is on the website listed below.


The Clarice Facilities


Martin Wollesen, Executive Director
Clarice Smith Center, Suite 3800P
Phone: 301-405-2993

Kimberly Moore Turner
Phone: 301-405-2993

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