The University of Illinois Springfield is pleased to have two fully functional, well equipped performing arts spaces that are available for rent by community groups, not-for-profit, and for-profit entities. Both the Sangamon Auditorium and the UIS Studio Theatre have been utilized for events ranging from lectures, dance recitals, graduations, theatre productions and trade shows.
Sangamon Auditorium The only auditorium of its kind and size in the Springfield area, Sangamon Auditorium has a seating capacity of 2,005 seats. For over 25 years it has served the UIS campus and the Springfield area community as a first class performing arts facility and location for numerous community events.
UIS Studio Theatre The UIS Studio Theatre is one of the best kept secrets of the University of Illinois Springfield. Depending on the configuration and the event, the UIS Studio Theatre can seat anywhere between 100 to 350 patrons for a single performance.