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Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts

1949 Campus Drive; 10-30 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Located on Arts Circle Drive just south of the Block Museum.

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Photo of the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts


Marjorie Ward Marshall Dance Center: 10 Arts Circle Drive; Louis Theater: 20 Arts Circle Drive; Barber Theater: 30 Arts Circle Drive


The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, formerly the Theater and Interpretation Center (1980) includes a 450-seat thrust-stage theater, a 350-seat proscenium theater, two smaller 'black box' laboratory theaters, scene shops, and offices for the School of Communication's performance studies and theater departments.

For a list of all University departments see the Office Directory

Rooms in this building

  • Ethel M. Barber Theater
  • Josephine Louis Theater
  • Hal and Martha Wallis Theater
  • Mussetter-Struble Theater