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Arts Facilities

School of Music

Our 21st century auditoriums have been host to countless performances of all kinds—providing functional and comfortable spaces for our arts patrons and performers.

All auditorium reservations are now handled electronically.  

Reservations open to the public

MPAC

BENNETT AUDITORIUM

Reservations for students and faculty only

Marsh Auditorium

Intermezzo

Off-Campus events and recitals

 

Mannoni Performing Arts Center 

Mannoni Performing Arts Center

Full, theatrical performance venue.Seats 740.                               

 

 

 

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. 

Auditorium Guidelines

Please read the guidelines carefully before requesting to reserve MPAC. 

Reservation Request

Contact

For questions or more information contact our facilities manager, Robert%20Corey.

Tickets

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

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

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

Directions

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

Bennett Auditorium

Bennett Auditorium

Concert/lecture hall w/ limited theatrical capabilities. Seats 997.

 

 

Bennett Auditorium 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. 

Auditorium Guidelines

Please read the guidelines carefully before requesting to reserve the auditorium.

Reservation Request

Contact

For questions or more information contact our facilities manager, Robert%20Corey.

Tickets

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

children two years and younger will be made, provided they sit on an adult’s lap. As a courtesy to performers and audience members 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 at 601.266.5418 or 800.844.8425.

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

Directions

Take Highway 49 south to Hardy Street. Turn right. Take a right on to the Southern Miss campus (East Memorial) at the first light. The welcome station is where parking passes may be obtained (if necessary). Continue past the at the first light. The welcome station is where parking passes may be obtained (if necessary). Continue past the welcome station and continue past the Lucas Administration Building. Bennett Auditorium is the second building on the left. 

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. The welcome station is where parking passes may be obtained (if necessary). Continue past the welcome station and continue past the Lucas Administration Building. Bennett Auditorium is the second building on the left.  

Follow 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. The welcome station is where parking passes may be obtained (if necessary). Continue past the welcome station and continue past the Lucas Administration Building. Bennett Auditorium is the second building on the left.

Take 98 East to Hardy Street. Continue on Hardy Street to the front of campus, taking a left on to the Southern Miss campus. The welcome station is where parking passes may be obtained (if necessary). Continue past the welcome station and continue past the Lucas Administration Building. Bennett Auditorium is the second building on the left.

 


 

Marsh Auditorium

Marsh Auditorium

General use for student and faculty recitals. Seats 198.

 

 

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

Reservation Request

 

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

Directions

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

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.

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.

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.

 

Reserved for School of Music use exclusively, it is an active gathering place as opposed to a focused recital hall. Limited engagements allowed on a case by case basis.

Reservation Request

 

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Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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