University Theater is the Performing Arts Center at UH Hilo on Hilo Island of Hawaii. It is a major performing arts, cultural, and educational center on the Big Island. It serves the university and community by providing a variety of performing arts shows and classes.
The university and center sponsors and produces a number of year round programs on a local, regional, and national basis. They also have some international performing arts events. The events are held in a 600 seat theater. Typically in one season there are 150 performances of dance, music, mime, drama, lectures, special events, and children's shows.
It is possible to rent the theater for a private event such as a meeting or seminar. There is rental information available on the main theater website. It is also possible to obtain tickets from the site. When a performance is held there are often auditions held. The theater takes any talent whether they are attending university or local residents. The audition notices are available at the website or at the center itself. There are some discounts for certain individuals such as senior citizens and students. Students need to have IDs when they obtain tickets.