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Boston University’s Back2BU guidelines shape how we are keeping our campus safe for students, faculty, staff, and guests. Updates will be provided here as well as the Back2BU website as they are announced.

Mask-wearing is optional, but no longer required, in the Boston University Dance Theater. If applicable, any additional requirements will be communicated via the ticketing and/or Upcoming Events page for the specific event.

Individuals should not attend, perform, or participate in events at the Boston University Dance Theater if they are experiencing a new onset of any of the following symptoms in the past 14 days: fever of 100°F or feeling unusually hot with shivering/chills, sore throat, new cough not related to a chronic condition, difficulty breathing/shortness of breath, severe fatigue, severe muscle aches, new loss of sense of taste or smell. This list is not comprehensive. As with any illness, please consult your medical provider if you are experiencing other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you. Individuals that are sick or symptomatic in any way should not come to the Boston University Dance Theater and put others at risk.


The Boston University Dance Theater and Rehearsal Space is a 225-seat, state-of-the-art studio/theater space designed specifically for dance performances, classes, and special events. In addition to housing a wide variety of educational and recreational dance activities, the space can be rented for concerts, master classes, and other events.

The Dance Theater is equipped with:

  • Seating for 225
  • Lobby with ticket booth and rest rooms; entrance on Buick Street
  • Access for guests with disabilities
  • Spacious backstage area, including dressing rooms
  • Overhead grid with 83 instruments
  • Flexible sound system
  • Full draperies including proscenium curtain
  • 3,200 square feet with 1,200 feet of performance space
  • Rosco Adagio flooring


The Dance Theater is located on the Boston University campus at FitRec, 915 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215. The entrance to the theater is on Buick Street.

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