Kiss The Frog

Kiss The Frog

June 18 at 7:00 PM

Imagine Dance Academy

Imagine Dance Academy

June 19 at 6:00 P.M.

James Taylor and His All-Star Band

James Taylor and His All-Star Band

June 21 at 7:00 PM

Miss El Paso & Miss El Paso Teen

Miss El Paso & Miss El Paso Teen

June 24-25 at 8:00 P.M.

Pitbull - The Bad Man Tour

Pitbull - The Bad Man Tour

July 20 at 7 PM

Blink-182

Blink-182

July 26 at 7:00 PM

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

July 29 at 8:00 P.M.

"Una Vida Con Valor Agregado"

"Una Vida Con Valor Agregado"

August 15 at 7:00 PM

Mana The Latino Power Tour

Mana The Latino Power Tour

September 28 at 8:00 P.M.

Venues (Magoffin Auditorium)

Magoffin Auditorium

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Magoffin Auditorium is UTEP's largest lecture hall, doubling as a concert hall for smaller events such as comedy and dance performances, musicals, plays, and small concerts. It features superior acoustics and one-level seating with clear sight lines. The auditorium has 1,152 permanent theater seats and 10 wheelchair spaces (Seating Capacities). Home of Lola Production’s Signature Series.

Past performances at the auditorium include Swan Lake Ballet, Nutcracker Ballet, Cesar Lozano, Enrique Chia, Sun City Regional Bodybuilding, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Rene Mey, Max & Ruby, The Avett Brothers and Bellydance Superstars.

Click here to download Magoffin Auditorium capacity map.

Magoffin Auditorium Specifications

Stage:

  • Proscenium: height 19' 8"; width 39' 2"
  • Stage depth: 36' 10" (proscenium line to back wall)
  • Curved apron depth: 10' 6" and 12' 10" max (additional 6' with orchestra pit covered)
  • Wing space: SL 21' 0"; SR 17' 0"
  • Hardwood stage floor, painted flat black
  • Distance from proscenium line to first available batten: 3' 1"
  • Distance from proscenium line to cyc: 30' 6"
  • Distance from cyc to back wall: 6' 4"
  • 3 pair of black masking legs
  • 3 black borders
  • 1 blue, flat cyc
  • 1 teaser and 1 blue house curtain
  • 1 black traveler at mid-stage
  • Orchestra pit (opening: 6' 0" wide; pit: 7' 8" deep)
  • Portable wooden cover for orchestra pit
  • Acoustical shell flown on 3 battens
  • Matching standing acoustical shell
  • Movie screen on batten
  • No balconies
  • 1 White scrim
  • 1 Black scrim

Rigging:

  • Fly rail elevated 22' 0" on SR wall
  • Weight loading floor: 18' 0" above fly floor
  • Grid: 46' 11" above stage
  • 40 line sets (5 are electrics)
  • Arbors take maximum 750 lbs. each
  • Type of rigging is 1:1
  • Typical batten/pipe length: 47' 0"
  • Maximum height batten/pipe can fly: 43' 0"
  • Hanging Plot

Sound:

  • JBL house speakers
  • QSC MX 2000W amplifiers
  • Yamaha 2404 house mixer
  • ClearCom intercom system (3-pin XLR jacks on stage, in spot booth, on fly floor, and in light and sound booths)
  • 2 Electro Voice monitor wedges on stage, powered by Peavy 600 mixer-amp

Lighting:

  • Production control and patch panel located SR
  • Power available at production control: 50 amps, 110v
  • Additional 200 amps, 208v 3 phase/4 wire service located on backstage right wall
  • House light board: ETC Express 72/144
  • Dimmer: Kliegl SCR
  • 188 load circuits: 20A each
  • 2 50A circuits on US back wall
  • Slider patch panel on DSR wall
  • 60 dimmers (1-40: 3 kw; 41-60: 7 kw)
  • 1st FOH: 17' from curtain and elevated 43'
  • 2nd FOH: 46' from curtain and elevated 29'
  • Followspot booth on second FOH
  • 2 followspots: Lycian Star K Lite 1271
  • 5 7' sections of 3-color strip lights
  • Stage connectors are 3-pin ground
  • No footlights
  • Semi-Permanent Light Hang – Call for details

Loading:

  • Loading door located between Fine Arts Complex and Magoffin Auditorium on bottom floor
  • Stage loading via elevator located USL
  • Large trucks will not fit on loading ramp. Please call about loading.

Dressing Rooms:

  • Large chorus dressing room with restrooms on each side of stage
  • Two smaller dressing rooms and restrooms downstairs, stage right
  • Dressing rooms with showers upstairs on each side of stage

Other Information

Tickets:

Box Office:

  • Negotiable

Merchandising:

  • 25% plus 8.25% state sales tax (Artist sells)

Stage Hands:

  • Combined IATSE/student crew

Pyrotechnics:

  • Please call the facility 915-747-5481
  • (must have Texas licensed technician)

Insurance:

  • $1 million policy with UTEP additionally insured

Driving Directions to Magoffin Auditorium

From Interstate 10 (East):

Take the Schuster/Sun Bowl exit (18A) to Sun Bowl Drive. Turn left at the light (Schuster Avenue). At the next light (Sun Bowl Drive), take a left onto Sun Bowl Drive. Continue towards the roundabout and go straight. Parking is available at the Sun Bowl Parking Garage on the right.

From Interstate 10 (West):

Take the Schuster/Sun Bowl exit (18A) to Sun Bowl Drive. Proceed onto Sun Bowl Drive. Continue towards the roundabout and go straight. Parking is available at the Sun Bowl Parking Garage on the right.

Upcoming Events

Kiss The Frog

Kiss The Frog

June 18 at 7:00 PM

Imagine Dance Academy

Imagine Dance Academy

June 19 at 6:00 P.M.

Miss El Paso & Miss El Paso Teen

Miss El Paso & Miss El Paso Teen

June 24-25 at 8:00 P.M.

Pitbull - The Bad Man Tour

Pitbull - The Bad Man Tour

July 20 at 7 PM

Blink-182

Blink-182

July 26 at 7:00 PM

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

July 29 at 8:00 P.M.

"Una Vida Con Valor Agregado"

"Una Vida Con Valor Agregado"

August 15 at 7:00 PM

Mana The Latino Power Tour

Mana The Latino Power Tour

September 28 at 8:00 P.M.