The performing arts theater at USC Upstate is one of the best.

Theatre

Thank you for considering USC Upstate to host your function. We are eager to serve you, both in the planning and implementation of your event. Should the information presented on this site (equipment, services, etc.) not fulfill your requirements, please let us know as we welcome the opportunity to custom tailor services and other items to meet your specific needs. Please click the link below and read the information carefully so that we may better serve you.

Deposit

A deposit is required for all functions in the Performing Arts Center. Advance deposits are refundable up to 10 working days prior to an event. After this time period, all deposits are non-refundable unless the event is rescheduled within a three-month period. Rescheduling is based on facility availability. Deposits will be applied toward the total event cost only if contractual agreement in this and other documents is met.

Rental Fees

Rental of the Performing Arts Center is in accordance with the Current Theatre Rental Rates (pdf) link at the top of this page. Rental periods begin with load-in and end with load-out. Rental is determined by the total amount of time the facility is used, not the amount of time the facility is occupied. Additional time may be billed as deemed necessary by the theatre manager. To reserve the Performing Arts Center, please complete the Theatre Event Information Form.

Non-Profit Rental Rates

Rental of the Performing Arts Center is discounted for non-profit organizations, in accordance with the Current Theatre Rental Rates (pdf) link at the top of this page. This rate does not apply to activities in October, November, March and April. During these peak months, regular rental rates will apply (see above). Rental periods begin with load-in and end with load-out. Rental is determined by the total amount of time the facility is used, not the amount of time the facility is occupied. Additional time may be billed as deemed necessary by the theatre manager. To reserve the Performing Arts Center, please complete the Theatre Event Information Form.

The Proscenium Theatre

  • An intimate, 450-seat gem
  • Continental seating for unobsctructed views
  • Hydraulic pit lift
  • Acoustically tunable chamber
  • State-of-the-art lighting system  

The Studio Theatre

  • Adjacent to the Proscenium Theatre
  • Rehearsal space
  • Classroom space
  • Smaller performance venue (100 seats)

WYSIWYG Lab

  • 10 fully-equipped stations
  • Presentation system