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

Iyanla Vanzant: Acts of Faith Remix Tour

Fresh off the success of her 2018 Get Over It! Tour, Iyanla Vanzant, celebrated spiritual teacher, New York Times best-selling author, legendary speaker, and...

8/22 8pm
Chancellor George & Dr. Harbach's Retirement Celebration

The UMSL community will celebrate the retirements of Thomas F. George, chancellor and professor of chemistry and physics, and Dr. Barbara Harbach, director...

8/23 3pm
State of the University Address

This event features campus and system leadership sharing their vision for the university's next chapter. The university will also recognize several staff and...

9/19 3pm
America - 50th Anniversary Tour

For half a century, America has entertained audiences across the world with megahits like “A Horse With No Name” and “Sister Golden Hair.” Fronted by the...

9/20 8pm
Cultural Dances from Northeast China

Performers from the Heilongjian Vocational Academy of Art will perform a variety of dances from the northeastern part of China.

9/21 8pm

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