2020-2021 Season Announcement

We welcome you...

…to watch a story come alive 
…to see a student make a discovery 
…to experience joy on stage 
…to be entertained
…to challenge yourself

We are excited to announce our 2020-2021 Season and invite you back to the theatre.

With guidance from Ball State and public health officials, we have implemented COVID-19 policies and procedures in an effort to keep everyone safe. You can read more about our policies here.

To see our upcoming productions, please visit our 2020-2021 Season page.

Single-ticket sales for fall 2020 productions will start on August 10.

  • For productions in University Theatre, parties of 1 or 2 may purchase tickets online from the Left or Right sections. For larger parties or Center section seats, please give us a call at 765-285-8749 or visit us at the University Theatre Box Office M-F between 12 and 5 pm.

  • We are not offering subscriptions at this time due to the limited seating availability.

To stay up to date on all upcoming Theatre and Dance events, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @BSUTheatreDance.

Our dynamic production season enriches the education of our students and allows for an extension of the skills they are learning in the classroom. At the same time, we hope to take you, our audience and extended family, on an unforgettable journey as you experience these stories with us. We look forward to seeing you at the theatre this year!

How to Buy Tickets


Email us.

  • In person—Visit the University Theatre Box Office in the lower lounge of University Theatre, south of Bracken Library and behind Emens Auditorium.
  • By phone—Call 765-285-8749
  • OnlineVisit bsu.edu/theatre.

There will be no subscriptions for the fall 2020 season. Single-ticket sales for the Fall 2020 season will be on sale starting August 10. Ticket sales for the Spring 2021 season will be on sale starting January 4. 

Patrons are required to wear a face mask while visiting the University Theatre Box Office or attending a performance in any of our venues: University Theatre, Strother Theatre, Cave Theatre, or Korsgaard Dance Studio.

  • All persons on campus—including faculty, staff, students, vendors, contractors, suppliers, and visitors—are required to wear face masks while inside campus buildings, including in classrooms and laboratories. Further details are available, including exceptions to this rule, on the Ball State University Coronavirus Face Masks Page.

Patrons will be asked a brief health questionnaire prior to being admitted to performances. Patrons who do not pass the health check will not be allowed into the venue. Patrons should not:

  • have a temperature of 100.4 Fahrenheit or above.
  • have any COVID-19 symptoms (without a separate known cause, e.g., asthma, allergies, etc.). Consult the CDC website for symptoms, which include, but are not necessarily limited to: cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, and new loss of taste and smell.
  • be aware of any close contact (i.e., in your household or within 6 feet) in the last 14 days with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who showed symptoms of COVID-19.
  • have been advised by a health care provider or government official to stay home or self-quarantine.
  • have been notified of exposure to COVID-19 within the last 14 days.
  • have traveled outside the United States in the last 14 days

Please be prepared to provide contact information for everyone in your party.

In an effort to maintain physical distancing during check-in and throughout the performance,

  • Please follow any markings and signage directing traffic flows
  • Please remain in your seats until dismissed by a staff member during intermission and post-show.
    • If you need to stretch, please remain at your seat.
  • Please plan to arrive at the following time for check-in
    • 6:55 PM/ 1:55 PM Last names A-E
    • 7:00 pm/ 2:00 PM Last names F-J
    • 7:05 pm/ 2:05 pm Last names K-N
    • 7:10 pm/ 2:10 pm Last names O-R
    • 7:15 pm/ 2:15 pm Last names S-V
    • 7:20 pm/ 2:20 pm Last names W-Z

For more information, please call 765-285-8749 or email us at boxoffice@bsu.edu.

Contact our box office to inquire about group sales. We offer discounts to groups of 10 or more attending the same performance of a University Theatre Mainstage production.


In the lower lounge of University Theatre, south of Bracken Library and behind Emens Auditorium.


The University Theatre Box Office hours are noon-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and one hour before University Theatre performances beginning August 3.

  • All sales are final. No refunds are available.
  • Exchanges are only available to subscribers.
  • Subscribers may exchange their tickets in person or via phone for another performance of the same production up to 24 hours in advance.
  • Tickets are null and void 10 minutes prior to curtain time. It is recommended to be in your seat by 15 minutes prior to curtain time.
  • Students are children age 13 and older, college students with ID; Seniors are age 62 and older; Child tickets are for those age 12 and under.