Facilities

Our auditoriums have been host to countless performances of all kinds. The future looks bright as we anticipate renovations and upgrades to make the performer and audience experience much more pleasurable.

In order to reserve any of the auditoriums, the appropriate form must be completed and turned in.  Online forms are available. For Off-Campus events, please fill out the Off-Campus Reservation Form.

 

 
Mannoni Performing Arts CenterMANNONI PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AUDITORIUM
Full, theatrical performance venue. Seats 740.
107 Southern Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39406


Tickets
All ticketed events are handled by the Southern Miss Ticket Office, 601.266.5418 or 800.844.8425 orwww.southernmisstickets.com.

Box Office
For ticketed events, the box office opens one hour prior to the start time of performance. Please be aware that many performance sell out in advance. We recommend purchasing tickets ahead of time from the southern Miss Ticket Office, 601.266.5418 or 800.844.8425 or www.southernmisstickets.com.

Children
All children over the age of two are required to have tickets and separate seats for ticketed events.  Exceptions for children two years and younger will be made, provided they sit on an adult's lap. 

As a courtesy to performers and audience members should use discretion regarding your child's ability to sit quietly. 

If you have any questions about a production's suitability for younger members of your family, please call the presenters or the Southern Miss Ticket Office, 601.266.5418 or 800.844.8425 or www.southernmisstickets.com.

ADA Compliant Seating
Accessible seating is available in all auditoriums. Please see an usher or facility personnel for assistance.

 

Directions

From the North (Jackson)
Take Highway 49 south to Hardy Street. Turn right. Take a right on to the Southern Miss campus (East Memorial) at the first light. Take a left at the welcome station (Southern Miss Drive) and continue past two stop signs. The MPAC is on the left.

From the South (New Orleans)
Take Interstate 59 to Hardy Street (Exit 65A). Turn right. Continue on Hardy Street to the front of campus, taking a left on to the Southern Miss campus. Take a left at the welcome station (Southern Miss Drive) and continue past two stop signs. The MPAC is on the left.

From the East (Mobile)
Follow Highway 98 to Highway 49 North. Continue North to Hardy Street. Turn left. Take a right on to the Southern Miss campus (East Memorial) at the first light. Take a left at the welcome station (Southern Miss Drive) and continue past two stop signs. The MPAC is on the left.

From the West (Columbia and McComb)
Take 98 East to Hardy Street. Continue on Hardy Street to the front of campus, taking a left on to the Southern Miss campus. Take a left at the welcome station (Southern Miss Drive) and continue past two stop signs. The MPAC is on the left.

Booking
The MPAC is available and welcomes bookings from groups and organizations. The priority of the facility is as the main performance hall for School of Music concerts, recitals and shows, however, arrangements may be made to use the venue year-round as the calendar permits. Please fill out the online form above or contact hall manager for more information.

Hall Manager
The auditorium manager is in charge of all details of reservation and operation of the MPAC.  Contact Dr. Mike Lopinto, mike.lopinto@usm.edu, 601.266.5620.

 

 

Marsh AuditoriumMARSH AUDITORIUM

General use for student and faculty recitals. Seats 200.
111 Southern Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Located on the second floor of Fine Arts Building (Marsh Hall).

MARSH RESERVATION FORM (.pdf)

 ADA Compliant Seating

Accessible seating is available in all auditoriums. Please see an usher or facility personnel for assistance.

 

Directions

From the North (Jackson)
Take Highway 49 south to Hardy Street. Turn right. Take a right on to the Southern Miss campus (East Memorial) at the first light. Take a left at the welcome station (Southern Miss Drive) and continue past one stop sign. Marsh Auditorium is on the left, accessible via sidewalk around building, through the museum or via elevator in the Fine Arts Building. Take elevator to second floor and exit to your left. Continue to stairs on your left. The auditorium lobby is at the bottom of the stairs.

From the South (New Orleans)
Take Interstate 59 to Hardy Street (Exit 65A). Turn right. Continue on Hardy Street to the front of campus, taking a left on to the Southern Miss campus. Take a left at the welcome station (Southern Miss Drive) and continue past two one stop sign. Marsh Auditorium is on the left, accessible via sidewalk around building, through the museum or via elevator in the Fine Arts Building. Take elevator to second floor and exit to your left. Continue to stairs on your left. The auditorium lobby is at the bottom of the stairs.

From the East (Mobile)
Follow Highway 98 to Highway 49 North. Continue North to Hardy Street. Turn left. Take a right on to the Southern Miss campus (East Memorial) at the first light. Take a left at the welcome station (Southern Miss Drive) and continue past one stop sign. Marsh Auditorium is on the left, accessible via sidewalk around building, through the museum or via elevator in the Fine Arts Building. Take elevator to second floor and exit to your left. Continue to stairs on your left. The auditorium lobby is at the bottom of the stairs.

From the West (Columbia and McComb)
Take 98 East to Hardy Street. Continue on Hardy Street to the front of campus, taking a left on to the Southern Miss campus. Take a left at the welcome station (Southern Miss Drive) and continue past one stop sign. Marsh Auditorium is on the left, accessible via sidewalk around building, through the museum or via elevator in the Fine Arts Building. Take elevator to second floor and exit to your left. Continue to stairs on your left. The auditorium lobby is at the bottom of the stairs.

Booking
Marsh Auditorium is available for student and faculty recitals and performances only. Reservations must be made to use the hall using form above.

Hall Manager
The auditorium manager is in charge of all details of reservation and operation of Marsh Auditorium.  Contact Dr. Mike Lopinto, mike.lopinto@usm.edu, 601.266.5620.

 

 

Bennett AuditoriumBENNETT AUDITORIUM
Concert, lecture hall with limited theatrical capabilities. Seats 997.
113 East Memorial Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Hall manager for Bennett Auditorium is Mr. Rusty Rolison, carl.rolison@usm.edu or 601.266.4550.