Dalhousie Arts Centre

6101 University Avenue

The Dalhousie Arts Centre is the premier performing arts venue in the Halifax area. It is home to Dalhousie's Music and Theatre departments and the Dalhousie Art Gallery. The Centre features the Rebecca Cohn Memorial Auditorium with a capacity of 1040, the smaller Sir James Dunn Theatre, which holds 198, as well as three smaller studio theatres. There are more than 20 practice rooms, a script library, and construction and plastics workshops for students building sets. Upcoming events.


Wireless Yes
Study Space No
Lounge Area No
Computer Access Basement (Music Department)
Food Services
Accessibility entrance with ramp, mostly accessible, washroom

Box Office Hours


The Box Office is located in the lobby of the Dalhousie Arts Centre.

Box office hours: Monday through Saturday from 12 - 6 p.m.

The Box Office is generally open two hours prior to  performances for "Will Call" ticket pickup.

Handling fees apply to all tickets purchased over the telephone or online. There are no handling fees associated with tickets purchased in person at the Box Office. Ticket prices and handling fees include all applicable taxes.

We do not issue refunds on tickets purchased, unless a performance is cancelled. Please check your tickets carefully at the time of purchase to ensure they are for the correct performance date and time.

Buy your tickets online

Use our fast, convenient online ticket system to make sure you don't miss any of the exciting events taking place at the Dalhousie Arts Centre.