Performing Arts Center

The Performing Arts Center (PAC) is located in the southeastern corner of Main Campus between the Krueger Library and the Integrated Wellness Complex (IWC).

The PAC features a variety of performance spaces, practice rooms, instrument lockers, and a study lounge on the second floor.

University Performances
Each year, Winona State presents more than 20 music concerts, 6-8 plays, and several dance performances in the PAC.
Events Calendar
Students play french horns in the WSU symphonic band.

Performance Spaces

Students perform in a dance production on the main stage in the PAC.

The Vivian R. Fusillo Main Stage Theatre is the primary performance venue, seating more than 400 people.

This space hosts theatre and dance performances, large music ensembles, and other community events like the Great River Shakespeare Festival, Frozen River Film Festival, and Beethoven Festival.

Students perform in a dance production in the Black Box Theatre in the PAC.

The Dorothy B. Magnus Black Box Theatre offers creative and flexible seating configurations for up to 150 people.

This space hosts student- and faculty-directed dramatic and musical performances.

Students perform in a musical ensemble in the recital hall in the PAC.

The Recital Hall is the venue for student and faculty solo performances as well as small ensembles.

This space seats just under 200 people, and it also hosts special lecture speakers and visiting artists.

The Recital Hall is known for its acoustics.

Practice Rooms & Instrument Lockers
Our piano practice rooms are professionally tuned and are for music majors, minors, and other students who are in ensembles.

There are also many storage lockers throughout the PAC for students to store their instruments and other equipment.

A wall of wooden lockers for instrument storage in the PAC.