Performing Arts Venues

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With comfortable seating for 1,832, excellent acoustics, great sightlines, and a spacious, beautifully decorated lobby with a gallery wall of fine art, the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall is a grand venue the likes of which cannot be found anywhere else in Nevada.

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Home to many of UNLV’s performing arts groups, this attractive 550-seat space features a raked auditorium, a fully-rigged, proscenium stage, and a thrust-apron that can be used as an orchestra pit. Perfect for a wide variety of productions, the Judy Bayley Theatre features plush, comfortable seating and top notch lighting equipment.

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The Black Box Theatre is home to many of the University’s graduate, undergraduate, and experimental student performances. A very flexible space, it can accommodate 120 – 175 non-fixed seats in arrangements for small recitals, lectures, dance, and other social events.

Black Box Technical Factsheet

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The Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center (BMC) is the newest addition to the School of Music. The building was completed in the spring of 2001 and contains more than 35,000 gross square feet of space.

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The Paul Harris Theatre, named after the emeritus director for the Department of Theatre, is a 99-seat house that is used primarily as an acting studio but is also home to the One Acts Festival, and the Ten Minutes Play Festival.