Theatre

Facilities

The Theatre department is housed in the Sarofim School of Fine Arts Building. Students have the opportunity to work and perform in three main facilities. 

The Alma Thomas Theater, a 750 seat proscenium theater.

The Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater, a 325 seat thrust theater

The Heather Jean McGaughey Black Box, a 50 seat performance and classroom space.

Students also have access to technical facilities, including the costume shop, scene shop, and computer design studio- located throughout the Sarofim Fine Arts building.


  • Students at Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts present the laugh-out-loud farce Noises Off.
    Jones Theater’s Revolving Stage

    SU students reflect on the highlights and lessons learned after working with the innovative revolving-stage set, a multitude of fragile props, and a dedicated stage crew.