Cultural Events

Tickets are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.

Forms of payment accepted: cash, credit/debit card (Discover, MasterCard, VISA), internal requisition or USCard. No refunds or exchanges.

USC School of Dramatic Arts

The USC School of Dramatic Arts produces more than 20 shows each year, including an annual musical, at four campus theatre facilities.  Check the USC School of Dramatic Arts On Stage page or USC event calendar for upcoming performances.

Students may purchase student tickets online through their student accounts or in person at the USC Ticket Office on the University Park Campus.

Faculty and staff tickets must be purchased and picked up in person at the USC Ticket Office on the University Park Campus. General public tickets are available in person, by phone or online. 

Play Ticket Pricing *

  • General public—$15
  • Groups (10+)—$10/person
  • USC students—$8 (with ID, limit 1)
  • USC faculty/staff—$8 (limit 2)

Musical Ticket Pricing *

  • General public—$20
  • Groups (10+)—$12/person
  • USC students—$10 (with ID, limit 1)
  • USC faculty/staff—$10 (limit 2)

USC Thornton School of Music

The USC Thornton School of Music students perform classical to contemporary music in numerous venues on campus — from the grand to the intimate — including more than 300 student recitals. Check the Thornton School event calendar or USC event calendar for upcoming performances.

The Thornton School also produces a major opera each fall and spring.

Opera Ticket Pricing *

  • General public—$18
  • Alumni/seniors (62+)/children (18 and under)—$12
  • USC students—free with USC card (limit 1)
  • Faculty and staff—free with USCard (limit 2)

Additional per-ticket fees vary.

General public tickets are available in person, by phone or online.

Students, faculty and staff may pick up tickets in person at the USC Ticket Office or at the venue before the performance, pending availability.

USC Kaufman School of Dance

Students at the USC Kaufman School of Dance perform on campus each year, in venues with limited seating and required reservations. Check the Kaufman School’s event page or USC event calendar for upcoming performances.

USC Visions and Voices

A university-wide arts and humanities initiative, USC Visions and Voices demonstrates the university’s commitment to interdisciplinary approaches with an array of presentations by critically acclaimed artists and distinguished speakers. The series features theatrical productions, music and dance performances, film screenings, lectures and workshops.