Ticket Information


$15 General Admission
$5 SHSU Students
$12 Group Rate (20+)



Dance Spectrum
$15 Admission
$12 Students, Seniors, SHSU Fac/Staff

Dance Gallery Festival
$15 Admission (no discounts)

Dance @ 8
$5 General Admission (cash or check only)

Grad Concerts, Thesis Concerts, Senior Studio
$8 General Admission



Erica Starr Theatre Musicals
$15 Admission
$12 Discount
$10 Group Rate

Erica Starr Theatre Regular Shows
$12 Admission
$10 Discount
$8 Group Rate

Showcase Theatre
$10 Admission

How to Buy Tickets

Tickets to SHSU Dance, Music and Theatre performances are available online at: Online Box Office

For Senior or Child discounts please call the box office to purchase at:  (936) 294-2339

Dance, Music, Theatre and Musical Theatre Events

Phone: (936) 294-2339
Email: tickets@shsu.edu

Box Office: James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center
815 17th Street, Suite 140

Online Box Office

Theatre & Musical Theatre Events

Phone: (936) 294-1339
Theatre Box Office: University Theatre Center
1740 Bobby K. Marks Drive and 17th Street

Theatre Box Office

Online Box Office

Map to the Gaertner Performing Arts Center

Accepted forms of payment:

  • Credit Cards (Visa, MC, AMEX, Discover)
  • Cash & Check
  • Online: Credit cards only (Visa, MC, AMEX, Discover)

Reservations/Will Call:

Tickets for Dance performances will be available in the Box Office of the Gaertner Performing Arts Center the day of the performance between 4:00 p.m. and 30 minutes after curtain. If anyone in your party has special seating needs please notify the ticket office when making your reservation.


There is parking for patrons with disabilities next to the University Theatre Center. Additional parking for patrons can be found next to the University Theatre Center and across Bobby K. Marks Drive behind the University Theatre Center.

Also the Sam Houston State University Parking Garage is available, located at 1730 Avenue I, the garage is a pay-per-use, or major credit card garage. If you need a Patron Pass or have special needs please call (936-294-3968) when making reservations so that we can be aware and prepared to service your needs.