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School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

McCain Auditorium

McCain Auditorium

Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium is the campus cultural center for the live performing arts. McCain has a rich history of bringing world-class engaging experiences to northeastern Kansas.

McCain, which seats 1,751, serves students, faculty and staff, along with the general public. Performances are accessible to anyone to enjoy, and McCain hosts many family-friendly events.


Seating Capacity
Orchestra Level 927 patrons; 1751 patrons with Balcony

Proscenium 60' wide x 22' high; Stage 60' wide x 34'-6" deep

Support Areas/Features
Grid at 66' high, Orchestra Pit/Lift, 45 Double-Purchase Linesets, Green Room, Dressing Rooms (principle and chorus), newly renovated Lighting System (2014).

Space is used for professional touring productions, as well as various events for the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Theatre and Dance performs 2-3 productions annually in this space.