Facility Rentals

UI Department of Theatre Arts rents the Hartung and Kiva theaters to campus and community entities as well as students. View pricing details here.

    For more information or to schedule a rental, contact the department.

    Contact & Location

    Moscow

    Department of Theatre Arts

    Physical Address:
    Corner of 6th and Rayburn
    Shoup Hall - 2nd Floor
    PHONE: (208) 885-6465
    FAX: (208) 885-2558
    E-MAIL: theatre@uidaho.edu

    Mailing Address:
    Theatre Arts Department
    c/o University of Idaho
    875 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
    Moscow, ID 83844-2008

    Theater Facilities

    Theatre students have a variety of work and performance spaces at the University of Idaho. Students gain experience working with state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems. Our largest venue, the Hartung Theater, also has fully-equipped shops for scenic and costume construction.

    Hartung Theater

    The 417-seat Hartung Theater, built in 1973, is an intimate space in which to experience theatre. It is one of two main stages for academic productions, as well as being the home of Idaho Repertory Theatre, UI's resident professional summer theatre company.

    The Hartung Theater

    Features   The Hartung Shop allows students to work on set design
    • A semi-thrust proscenium stage which is trapped and features an orchestra pit
    • Two backstage and two vomitory entrances 
    • ETC dimmer /circuit digital lighting and an inventory of 200 lighting fixtures and 6 intelligent lighting fixtures controlled by a Whole Hog IPC. 
    • Digital sound system controlled by a Yamaha OM1-V 
    • Five over house catwalks, stage right & stage left cheek positions, 3 over stage electrics, and far upstage cyclorama and strip light lighting positions
    • Newly renovated counterweight fly system

    Backstage includes fully-equipped shops for both set and costume construction, prop storage, dressing rooms and makeup studios. The front-of-house features two small galleries for display of production designs and a spacious lobby that functions as an art gallery during production runs.

    Kiva Theater

    The Kiva Theater is a 120-seat multi-configurable space located off the second floor of the University of Idaho Education Building.

    The Kiva Theater
    Features
    • ETC dimmer / circuit lighting system with an Expression 3 controller 
    • Separate lighting inventory from the Hartung Theater including Source Four Junior Zooms 
    • Digital sound system utilizing a Mackie board and Meyer Sound System

    The Arena Theater

    The Arena TheaterThe Arena Theater is a 50-seat performance studio used to showcase student work in a black box setting.












    Shoup Hall

    Shoup Hall is the department's home UI Theatre's Shoup Hall base. It houses all faculty and administrative offices as well as performance/rehearsal studios, design labs, graduate offices and a student lounge. Located on the corner of Sixth and Rayburn streets, it's minutes from the Hartung Theater.









    Facility Rentals

    UI Department of Theatre Arts rents the Hartung and Kiva theaters to campus and community entities as well as students. View pricing details here.

      For more information or to schedule a rental, contact the department.