Covid Safety

COVID-19 Safety Information for Audiences


The Department of Theatre and Dance is committed to the health and safety of our community, including students, faculty, staff and guests. As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to evolve, we want to reassure our audiences that we are continuing to monitor the situation and are taking steps to ensure a safe return to in-person performance.



Guidelines for Guests


In alignment with The University of Texas at Arlington guidelines, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, we recommend the following for all visitors to our theaters:


MASKS: Face masks are strongly recommended inside all university buildings for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.


SOCIAL DISTANCING: Social distancing is recommended and encouraged when possible for individuals who are not fully vaccinated or who have weakened immune systems.


SANITIZE: We encourage all guests to wash their hands well and often. Avoid touching your face and face covering. Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout our venues.


STAY HOME: We ask that any individuals experiencing symptoms or who are feeling unwell avoid public gatherings. If you are unwell and need to change your ticket reservation, please contact us directly for assistance.


VACCINATE: A COVID-19 vaccination for all eligible individuals ages 12 and up is strongly advised.



Department Safety Policies


We're all in this together, and the Department of Theatre and Dance is committed to doing our part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Below you will find our policies to help keep our community safe:


All UTA students and employees are required to follow a mandatory COVID-19 testing protocol.


Masking is strongly encouraged across campus and in all university buildings.


The HVAC systems have been updated to include increased airflow and ventilation.


Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the building at all times. We strongly encourage thorough hand-washing and hand sanitizing regularly for all individuals in our building.


Contactless ticketing for main-stage performances to minimize lines at the box office and reduce the need for the physical exchange of any items in and around the theatre spaces.


Theatre spaces and high traffic areas will be deep cleaned following performances and with increased frequency throughout the building.


Signage with information about safety policies and procedures will be posted throughout the building and in all areas surrounding the theaters.


Find more information about COVID-19 safety policies at The University of Texas at Arlington and updates regarding safety on campus, visit here.