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Visual and Performing Arts

Performance Facilities

ULM's Performance venues include the Emily-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall and the Brown Theatre Complex which houses three theatres under one roof: Brown Auditorium, Spyker Theatre, and Black Box Theater, an experimental studio theatre/classroom.

photo of Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall

Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall

The Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall is a 284-seat performance venue, which boasts two 9’2’’ Fazioli concert grand pianos.


Stage view of Brown Auditorium

Brown Auditorium

Brown Auditorium is a 706 seat proscenium theatre. It was partially renovated in 2011. It includes a 470 sq. ft. hydraulic orchestra lift and a 23-line fly system with 3 motorized electrics over the stage.

An ETC Element 60-500 computerized light board - dimmer per circuit capability for approximately 200 lighting instruments.

An Allen & Heath ZED432 Mixing Console, QSC amps paired with Community speakers.



Stage view of Spyker Theatre
Spyker Theatre

Spyker (pronounced "speaker") Theatre is a 170 seat proscenium theatre, with a 108 channel ETC Inspiration Computerized light board - dimmer per circuit capability for about 75 lighting instruments and a Soundcraft Spirit 324 Digital mixing console.



Stage view of Black Box Theatre

Black Box Theatre

The "Black Box" Theatre is an experimental theatre space with a seating capacity for approximately 150 patrons.

Its versatile theatre space configuration and computerized lighting control can handle approximately 100 lighting instruments. There are four different areas available for stage manager's position.