Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center (PAC)

The Touhill was built to provide a performance home for campus events, academic programs, and regional arts organizations. The spectacular venue contains three performance spaces; the Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall with 1600 seats, the flexible E. Desmond and Mary Ann Lee Theater with seating for up to 375, and the open-form Whitaker Hall with seating for up to 250. The Center hosts an average of 150 events, 230 performances, and 105,000 visitors per year.

1 Touhill Circle, St. Louis, Mo. 63121-4400

Place Type

On Campus




Mon-Fri: 10 am - 4 pm, extended hours until 6 pm on Thursdays





Upcoming Events

Black Violin

Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The...

11/17 7:30pm
UMSL Percussion Ensemble Concert

Music Event

11/19 7:30pm
Student Chamber Concert

Music Event

11/20 7:30pm
UMSL Piano Studio Presents: An All-Chopin Recital

UMSL Piano Studio is honored to present The Chopin Project. Join us in celebration of Frederic Chopin - poet of the piano. University piano students will...

11/21 7:30pm
The Nutcracker

Saint Louis families flock to the Touhill every holiday season for the area’s most dazzling Nutcracker. The cast of professional dancers from Saint Louis...

11/29 7pm

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