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James Panowski Black Box Theatre

James Panowski Black Box Theatre



This innovative black box space reflects the modernism of the theatre industry and is well-suited to small, student-directed, experimental shows. Seating 100 patrons, the space can be rearranged into a variety of configurations, such as a thrust stage, an alley, or theatre-in-the-round. Despite its smaller size, the Black Box still features many of the technical advancements the FRT boasts and the shows in the this space are that much more spectacular for their intimate proximity to the

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James Panowski Black Box Theatre

1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855


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Accessibility Information


The Black Box can be accessed from the lot in front of the Forest Roberts Theatre, or closer parking is available right outside the McClintock building.


Academic Year: 11 am – 4 pm, Monday through Friday; Summer: 1 pm – 4 pm, Monday through Thursday


Ticketing for the majority of shows: $15 General Public, $10 Students, $5 NMU Students

Facility Information

Is this venue available for rent?: Yes
Seating capacity: 100
Rental URL:
Contact name: David Pierce
Contact phone: 9062272084
Contact email: