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  • Adults - $15
  • Senior Citizens (62+) - $12
  • Youth (K-12) and non-USD students* - $10
  • USD students with valid ID* - FREE

Reduced rates available for groups of ten or more.

*For the discounted rate on tickets, USD Students and non-USD Students must show a current university or school ID when purchasing a ticket at the box office and when presenting tickets at the door.

Box Office

  • The box office opens one week prior to each production's first showing.
  • Hours are: noon - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday; noon to curtain time on days of performance.
  • Location: lobby of the Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts.
  • Call the box office at 605-658-3484 for any questions.

General Policies

  • Late Seating - For Knutson Theatre productions late seating may be permitted at the discretion of the management but only when there is an appropriate break in the action. Arena Theatre productions do not allow late seating, except at act breaks, due to the intimate nature of the environment.
  • Group Rates - Discount rates are available for groups of 10 or more to mainstage productions. Adults - $13; Senior Citizens - $10; Youth and non-USD students - $8; USD students - $4.
  • Food & Electronic Devices - Food, cameras, recorders, pagers, laser pointers, etc. are prohibited inside the theaters. Turn off all electronic devices.
  • Ticket Exchanges - Exchanges of tickets must be made by 5 p.m. on the day of an evening show and by 1 p.m. for matinees. No refunds will be issued for tickets.
  • Cancellations - USD Theatre has a policy and record of not canceling performances. If bad weather or a family emergency prevents you from attending, please call the Box Office as soon as possible prior to the ticketed performance to make alternative arrangements. No refunds will be issued for tickets.
  • Age Restrictions/Appropriateness - It is recommended that parents not bring children younger than six to the theatre. If a production has strong language or material that may be perceived as offensive, warnings will be included in show descriptions.