The Touhill offers quality arts and entertainment from across the spectrum of the performing arts genres.

The facility serves as an academic laboratory for UMSL students in classes at the College of Fine Arts and Communication. These theater, music and dance students have the opportunity to learn and perform in the very same space that hosts some of the most talented and recognizable professional performers in their fields.

Mission Statement

The Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis creates opportunities for the people of our region to experience, appreciate and embrace the transformational power of the performing arts. It is a welcoming place, a leading cultural partner in our community and a symbol of this University’s commitment to integrate education, innovation and excellence.

Vision Statement

The Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center provides a center of education excellence and community engagement through outstanding facilities, a supportive staff, and a collaborative approach that builds a home for the best in performing arts.