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Visiting the Box Office and UVA Arts Venues

UVA Arts Box Office

The UVA Arts Box Office is located on the John and Betsy Casteen Arts Grounds, inside the lobby of the Drama Education Building at 109 Culbreth Road. The Arts Box Office is open for phone and in-person sales Monday through Friday from noon to 5:00 PM. The Arts Box Office also opens for in-person sales one hour before curtain for performances in the Culbreth, Helms, and Ruth Caplin Theatres.

Please note, the Box Office is currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. For more information, contact the Box Office at [email protected].


During business hours, free 15 minute parking is available to Box Office patrons along Culbreth Road in the cutout in front of the Drama Building. The Culbreth Road Garage also offers paid hourly parking during business hours and opens to the public after 5:00 PM weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday for free parking.

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Culbreth, Helms, and Ruth Caplin Theatres

The UVA Department of Drama is home to a state-of-the-art theatre complex, which includes the 520-seat Culbreth Theatre with proscenium stage, the flexible 160- to 200-seat Helms Theatre, and the 300-seat Ruth Caplin Theatre, a thrust theatre.

Old Cabell Hall

Home of the McIntire Department of MusicOld Cabell Hall is located at the south end of the historic Lawn, directly opposite the Rotunda.  Old Cabell Auditorium has a seating capacity of 851 and hosts more than 200 public performances and events each year.

Virginia Film Festival

The Virginia Film Festival hosts an annual 5-day film festival in venues throughout Charlottesville and across UVA Grounds.