Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, the University Theatre has a long and rich history as the home of performances, lectures and commencements at Mount St. Joseph University. Student productions, plays, musicals, dramas as well as bands and recitals have all graced the stage. 

students performing on university theatre stage.

Adjacent to the Theatre, the Recital Hall is available for smaller meetings, lectures and presentations as well as recitals.


theatre seats people gathered in university theatre lobby at tables for event. theatre stage


Take a virtual tour of the University Theatre and other facilities and equipment at Mount St. Joseph University.

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Theatre for Rent 

Interested in hosting your next event in one of our facilities? Let us help you plan your next event!  Find rental information below for our University Theatre concert and conference space for rent in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Concert Space for Rent 

Searching for the perfect location for your next live event or performance? Look no further! The Mount's concert space for rent is ideal for live performances, concerts, and recitals in this unique space to bring your vision to life.


Conference Space for Rent

Interested in hosting a private event with friends, family, or coworkers? The Mount's conference space for rent in the University Theatre can meet your event needs for corporate and community events, including live lectures and presentations.


Cost to Rent $1,200/day ($800/day non-profit rate) Performance $800/day ($400/day non-profit rate) Rehearsal
Seated Capacity 1,123 guests
Standing Capacity No standing (SRO), against fire code
Accessibility Info Ramp access from West Lot, level entrance
Food Service AVI must sell/serve alcohol (requires separate contract), Renter can sell other refreshments in Lobby with AVI Permission
Parking Free and abundant



Theatre Performance $1,200 each performance
Theatre Rehearsal $600 each rehearsal
Damage Deposit Fee $300 (refundable or applied to theatre rental payment if no damages incurred)
Dressing Rooms $65 each/ per day: four dressing rooms available
2 Ushers Theatre Ushers 4 hr. minimum per usher. Contact Campus Facilities for costs.
Theatre Technicians normally 3-4 techs per performance. Contact Campus Facilities for costs.
Campus Police Officer(s) 4 hour minimum per officer. Contact Campus Facilities for costs. One officer is required for 500 theatre guests or less; two officers are required for greater than 500 theatre guests.
Custodial Fee (if applicable) 4 hour minimum per person. Contact Campus Facilities for costs.



For more information on renting this facility, please contact Katrina Kenton, Director of Auxiliary Services at Katrina.Kenton@msj.edu 


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