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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Theatre and Dance


Lab Theatre

1400 Wheat St.
Columbia, SC 29208

Directions

 

The Lab Theatre is our "black box" performance space, established as a laboratory for undergraduates to explore new ideas and put classroom studies to practical use.

The Lab can accommodate a variety of seating arrangements, seating approximately 100 patrons comfortably.  The theatre has limited lighting and sound capabilities.

 

 


 

Rental Information

For information about renting, contact Andy Mills, via email at ajmills@mailbox.sc.edu or by phone at 803.777.8049.

  • An inventory of our sound and lighting equipment is available. 
  • Advanced notice of 12-18 months is typically required for rental of any of our available venues.
  • Organizations not affiliated with the University of South Carolina must carry $1,000,000 liability coverage. 

 

 


Parking 
Parking is ample on campus and just a short walk from any of our theatres.

We recommend:

Bull Street Garage
Corner of Blossom and Bull
350 spaces available for visitors -- very convenient to Longstreet, Drayton Hall and the Lab Theatres

Pendleton Garage
Corner of Pendleton and Pickens  |  1501 Pendleton Street
Close to McKissick Museum/USC Visitor's Center, at the top of The Horseshoe

Faculty/Staff Lots

Available to the general public after 3:30pm (unless the lot is being held for a private
event).

Metered spaces
Free after 6pm