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Manship Theatre Shaw Center For The Arts

  • 100 Lafayette Street Shaw Center for the Arts Baton Rouge, LA 70801
  • (225) 344-0334
Meeting Facilities

Thank you for your interest in the Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts!

The visual and performing arts complex, located in the heart of downtown Baton Rouge,offers an exciting departure from other rental alternatives. Manship Theatre at Shaw Center for the Arts serves as a managing component of Shaw Center for the Arts for designated spaces in the facility.

Manship Theatre is charged with meeting the wide array of community needs, for performances, conferences meetings, fundraisers, social gatherings (private or commercial) or other events.

At times,demand may exceed availability. To provide optimum service to as many as possible in a safe and open environment, Manship Theatre provides access to the facility in accordance with the Board of Director approved MANSHIP THEATRE SPECIAL EVENT RENTAL GUIDELINES

The Manship Theatre spaces includes:

  • The Main Stage
  • The Gallery at Manship Theatre
  • Hartley/Vey Studio
  • Hartley/Vey Workshop
  • The Josef Sternberg Conference Room
  • Jones Walker Foyer - A reception area adjacent to the Hartley/Vey Workshop Theatreand the Main Lobby

The Main Lobby of The Shaw Center for the Arts is a public space and cannot be rented exclusively. The Foyer also can only be rented inconjunction with Manship Theatre.

Please contact The Manship Theatre for further details and availability.

General Information
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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Theatre Capacity 325
  • Number of Rooms 3
The Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2066.25
  • Width: 57
  • Length: 36.3
  • Theater Capacity: 175
  • Classroom Capacity: 96
  • Banquet Capacity: 140
  • Reception Capacity: 200
The Hartley/Vey Workshop Theatre
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1927
  • Width: 47
  • Length: 41
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 70
  • Banquet Capacity: 112
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Manship Theatre
  • Theater Capacity: 325
Josef Sternberg Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 25
The Gallery at Manship Theatre
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 250

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