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Hult Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1 Eugene Center, Eugene, OR 97401
Phone Number: +1 541-682-5000
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Description: The Hult Center, located in Eugene, Oregon, is home to 7 local Resident...
The Hult Center, located in Eugene, Oregon, is home to 7 local Resident Companies and many other performance groups in our community. With our 2498 seat Silva Concert Hall and more intimate 458 seat Soreng Theater, we have a variety of performances throughout the year create entertaining and enriching experiences for our community.
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Grand interior.

The Hult Center is perfectly situated in downtown Eugene near plenty of parking and many nice restaurants. The concrete, tilt-up exterior is well landscaped and gives way to a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Salem, Oregon
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The Hult Center is perfectly situated in downtown Eugene near plenty of parking and many nice restaurants. The concrete, tilt-up exterior is well landscaped and gives way to a grand interior. Our venue seated just over 2400 guests and seems perfectly engineered for sound. Not a bad seat in the house! With that said, the best seats are, in my... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have been to the Hult many times as a spectator and as a performer. It is a wonderful place. sight lines are good throughout the house. I have been told by several of the principles working with Eugene Opera that it is a good house to perform in with good acoustics although you have to work at projecting to... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Recently I attended a concert with a friend. We sat in the Orchestra section, aisle U, seats 302 and 303. These seats were excellent. A parking structure was connected to the center. The staff in the parking area were informative and helpful and it was easy to find our way to the Center. Once inside the center it was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

i want to give it a better rating as it is one of the only venues of its kind in southern oregon and i appreciate the events that are offered here! the lobby is nice and the auditorium is attractive. however, the seating is just very cramped and uncomfortable. if you are talled than 5'8" and/or at all overweight, (or... More 

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Anastasia E, Social Media Specialist at Hult Center for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. It's great to hear you enjoy the events we host! We're so sorry to hear that the seating did not meet your expectations last weekend. Our ushers work hard to mitigate late arrivals, but sometimes they slip through the cracks and we do offer our sincerest apologies for that. Not every seat in... More 

Eugene, Oregon
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19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Both the Silva and Soreng theaters have wonderful acoustics. There really isn't a bad seat in either venue. They offer a variety of entertainment. They have an opera company, a symphony, a ballet, an acting company, etc. They also hold local entertainment such as Dames; Divas and Damsels, as well as local school performances. I have seen international performers at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We are frequent visitors at Hult for the very good Eugene Symphony and Eugene Opera and some other attractions. But avoid the box seats and they are painfully short on leg room. Stay with the Orchestra section etc for a more comfortable experience in this venue.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Very nice place to see any type of performance. Main hall has comfortable seats and great view lines. Secondary hall smaller but very well done too. Plenty of parking

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Anastasia E, Social Media Specialist at Hult Center for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! More 

Eugene, Oregon
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great acoustics in the beautiful Silva auditorium. Only drawback is seating. You don't want to sit in the balcony if you suffer from vertigo. Any other sections are fine. The smaller Soreng theater is more intimate and very nice. Hult also has a nice gallery in the basement where different types of artwork are on display. Currently local artist Barbara... More 

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Eugene
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is Eugene - not New York or Paris...but you know, we still do pretty good. My mom and I try to see at least two shows a year and so far, the ones we have been able to see have been just wonderful. I do like the Hult Center. It is a little dated in some ways, but in... More 

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8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is really a wonderful venue. We have been going here for years. There is so much here to take advantage of and very convenient to Roseburg. As another reviewer mentioned, there is hardly a bad seat in the house. Get on the mailing list now and start scheduling your year of events.

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