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Green Center for the Performing Arts

Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts

The Green Center is home to the DePauw School of Music and DePauw Theatre. It also hosts performances and lectures in a variety of venues, including Kresge Auditorium, Moore Theatre and Thompson Recital Hall.

The DePauw University Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts strives to create a place of learning, appreciation and love for the arts by providing artistically diverse, stimulating and accessible programs to the university, local and regional communities.

The performance area of the center features three main performing halls:  Kresge Auditorium, Moore Theatre, and Thompson Recital Hall.

Kresge Auditorium

This outstanding, two-story facility can accommodate over 1400 people.  Featuring a main floor and a curved balcony, Kresge Auditorium features interior brick walls with scarlet carpeting and seating.  The spacious stage is framed in striking natural oak paneling and accented with scarlet curtains. 

Moore Theatre

With a capacity of 400, Moore Theatre features a wrap-around stage completed by blue decor.  The Theatre's lower level includes rooms for properties, costume design and storage, make-up, scenery construction and storage, laundry spaces, and dressing rooms.  This facility is home to the annual DePauw Theatre and DePauw Opera productions.

Thompson Recital Hall

With seating for 220, Thompson Recital Hall features a semicircular stage.  The Hall is enhanced by oak paneling and newly renovated seating and carpet.