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.

Individuals and groups interested in renting either the Sangamon Auditorium or the Studio Theatre are asked to review the information guides for these spaces and to contact the Front of House Staff at 217.206.6150 or email: to discuss availability, pricing and arrangements.

Sangamon Auditorium
SA_small_pic.jpgThe 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.

Take a virtual look at Sangamon Auditorium!

Click on the play button below to view a slide show of Sangamon Auditorium images from the University's Flickr Account (photos by Tiffany Warmowski of Warmowski Photography).

UIS Studio Theatre
Studio_Theatre_small_pic.jpgThe 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.

Click on the play button below to view a slide show of UIS Studio Theatre images from the University's Flickr Account (photos by Tiffany Warmowski of Warmowski Photography).

Guides & Forms

  • Information Guide [pdf]
  • Contract Rider [pdf]
  • Ticketing Information Sheet [xls]
  • Merchandise Sales Form [pdf]
  • Vendor Agreement [pdf]
  • Information for UIS campus units and student organizations [pdf]