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DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

100 Performing Arts Ctr, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN 46556-4600
+1 574-631-2800
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Beautiful venue

Saw the Okee Dokee Brothers here - beautiful venue, great sound and friendly staff. Very Easy to... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
Lisa S
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We recently viewed the video taping of the live production from the London Stage of Amadeus. This... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
North Liberty, Indiana
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Here dance, music, theater and cinema aren't charming diversions: They are unconventional inspirations. Home to five performance venues, a performer's hall, scene and costume shops, numerous classrooms and more, it may be difficult to ignore the center's physical presence. The raw size and footage of the center is impressive, yet the center's real strength is its emotional and intellectual impact of integrating the arts into Notre Dame student and community life.
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100 Performing Arts Ctr, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN 46556-4600
+1 574-631-2800
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Saw the Okee Dokee Brothers here - beautiful venue, great sound and friendly staff. Very Easy to park.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We recently viewed the video taping of the live production from the London Stage of Amadeus. This performance was amazing. If you get an opportunity to experience this location you must give it a try.

Thank dillnbee
Reviewed October 24, 2016

The South Bend Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Nancy Menk, performed Pulcinella by Igor Stravinksy. They were joined by several vocal performers. They also performed Vivaldi's Gloria accompanied by the South Bend Chamber Singers. Really great performance by all and there isn't a bad seat...More

Thank dillnbee
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Not only is the building beutiful it is very well designed. Easy flow in and out. The main stage has great accoustics, there seem to be no bad seats to enjoy the shows. Classic styling without looking old and tired. The smaller theaters and movie...More

Thank Tjoines
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

The art center itself consists of five different units. The main theater is acoustically one of the better ones in the country. It seats over 1000 and has comfortable seating arrangements. It can be acoustically adjusted for any type of performance, whether a pianist or...More

Thank Fastphilad
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

What a great show! Our expectations were blown out of the water. This was a great venue and high class actors/singers/dancers. We recommend this venue for excellent performing arts.

Thank Heather G
Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a great setting with a close up view. There is not a bad seat in the house. The center has numerous concert halls, movie theater and performance stages. Just like everything else at Notre Dame it is first class.

Thank bmwdiscman
Reviewed July 21, 2015

It has comfortable seats and is overall just beautiful. I would only add signs that say no food allowed inside, rather than serving it outside and then have the ushers not allow you back inside. Seems a bit sneaky.

Thank Kaitlin S
Reviewed January 15, 2015

Visiting the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center in late December to see the Messiah was a thrill. It is a lovely space with ample seating for most productions (I would guess.) The acoustics were fabulous. The production itself was very well done. Staff was professional and...More

Thank Snotnosepunk
Reviewed December 30, 2014

There are several venues here. I have been to a dance event, several small concerts and movies. It is fairly easy to get to, inside the Notre Dame campus, and for the evening events parking is free. Prices depend on the event. Great acoustics.

Thank shoshana2
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September 2, 2015|
Response from DeBartoloPAC | Property representative |
There are multiple venues suited to specific types of performances and events, each with it's own capacity. Learn more at performingarts.nd.edu/about.