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USF Performing Arts Center

  • Address: 431 West Berry Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Phone: 260-399-7700 ext. 6107
  • Fax: (260) 399-8168
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 Built in 1925, the USF Performing Arts Center was once the grand and historic Scottish Rite Center. Constructed with lush Moorish details, its many recent renovations make its ballroom, which accommodates up to 800, and auditorium, with seating for 2,000, highly desirable locations for performances and elegant special events.
 
 Valencia Ballroom
Accommodates 200-800 guests for wedding receptions and up to 1000 guests for banquet style events. Our beautifully decorated ballroom will set the tone of elegance for your next special event.

Auditorium

Accommodates 2,000 guests. Rental price - Varied depending on day and type of event. Our beautiful and historic Auditorium can be used for events big and small. Touring musical, dance or theatrical productions, Graduations, Children's programs, Conferences with Guest Speakers, Corporate Seminars and much more! Our facilities are open to the public and the Auditorium has been praised by both patrons and performers alike for our excellent acoustics and sight lines.

Horseshoe Lobby
Accommodates up to 200 guests. Recently restored this elegant lobby is perfect for lunches, parties, rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions.

Small Dining Room/Meeting Room
Accommodates up to 120 guests. This room has a wall unit with a dry erase board, small projector screen and white paper pads. Adjacent to the Ballroom, this space is ideal for intimate dinner parties, rehearsal dinners, corporate seminars, an evening awards ceremony or an association get-together.

The Gentleman's Lounge

Accommodates up to 100 guests. It's not just for gentlemen anymore! With its beautiful marble fireplace, luxurious decor and overstuffed furniture, the Gentlemen's Lounge is perfect for small cocktail parties, receptions and VIP events.

 

Facility Info
  • Total Sq. Ft. 10000
  • Theatre Capacity 2011
  • Seussical

    USF Performing Arts Center

    March 22, 2019 - March 31, 2019 (Select Dates)

    2019-03-22 2019-03-31 Seussical <p>The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts presents “Seussical” as its spring musical production, opening March 22 in the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry Street.<br /><br />Based on the books by Dr. Seuss, “Seussical” brings audience’s imaginations to life as The Cat in the Hat leads the journey of Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie La Bird, and the sweet little boy, Jojo, who is constantly in trouble for thinking too many “thinks!” From the troubles deep in Whoville, to the Jungles of Nool and the Circus McGurkus, Seussical is a story of discovery, friendship and love for the whole family.<br /><br />Performances will be presented Friday through Sunday, March 22-31. Brad Beauchamp will direct.<br /><br />Show times are:<br /><br />Friday, March 22 &#8211; 7:30 p.m.<br />Saturday, March 23 &#8211; 7:30 p.m.<br />Sunday, March 24 &#8211; 2 p.m.<br />Friday, March 29 &#8211; 7:30 p.m.<br />Saturday, March 30 &#8211; 2 p.m.<br />Saturday, March 30 &#8211; 7:30 p.m.<br />Sunday, March 31 &#8211; 2 p.m.<br /><br />Tickets are available through the ArtsTix Community Box Office, 260-422-4226 or tickets.artstix.org. Doors will open 30 minutes before the show for general seating. Ticket prices are $17 for adults and $15 for seniors 65 years or older and children under 18. Group rates of $12 per person are available to groups of 20 or more. The production is made possible by the generous support of USF alumna, Toni Murray (‘71, ‘72).</p> 431 West Berry Street Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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