Monster Jam

Monster Jam

March 9 at 7:00 PM

Monster Jam

Monster Jam

March 10 at 3:00 PM

To El Paso with Love

To El Paso with Love

March 16 at 7:00 PM

To El Paso with Love

To El Paso with Love

March 17 at 2:30 PM

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

March 20 at 7:30 PM

Mark Normand

Mark Normand

March 22 at 7:00 PM

Los Angeles Azules

Los Angeles Azules

April 5 at 8:30 PM

Panter Belico

Panter Belico

April 6 at 8:00 PM

Banda MS

Banda MS

April 20 at 8:00 PM

Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel

May 1 at 8:00 PM

Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel

May 2 at 8:00 PM

Hombres G

Hombres G

July 13 at 8:00 PM

Jelly Roll

Jelly Roll

September 9 at 7:00 PM

Los Temerarios

Los Temerarios

September 26 at 8:00 PM

Chayanne

Chayanne

October 11 at 8:00 PM

Venues (Magoffin Auditorium)

Magoffin Auditorium

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The Magoffin Auditorium is UTEP's largest auditorium, used for events such as comedy acts, dance performances, musicals, plays, and concerts. The auditorium features superior acoustics and one-level seating with clear sight lines. The auditorium has 1,152 permanent theater seats and 10 wheelchair spaces.

Click here to download Magoffin Auditorium capacity map.

Click Here for Rental Information for Private Events

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 black 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

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 upstage right wall
  • 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'
  • 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 stage left and stage right
  • 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:

  • 30% plus 8.25% state sales tax (Artist sells)

Stage Hands:

  • Combined El Paso Production Staffing/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.

Rules and Regulations of the Magoffin Auditorium

Click here to see Prohibited Items

Click here to see Clear Bag Policy

All patrons are subject to a search and/or wanding by security personnel. Promoters, security and performers are not responsible for any items or personal property voluntarily surrendered during search procedures at the entrance.

There is NO RE-ENTRY for any reason. A new ticket must be purchased to re-enter the building.

Ticket Purchases and Will Call are available at the UTEP Ticket Center located in front of the East entrance to the Don Haskins Center and at the Magoffin Auditorium box office located at the entrance on the day of event.

Please keep your ticket with you at all times.

Merchandise can be purchased with a credit card.

Smoking is prohibited on University Property.

Please be aware that the UTEP Police Department will be present to enforce state and local ordinances.

Upcoming Events

Monster Jam

Monster Jam

March 9 at 7:00 PM

Monster Jam

Monster Jam

March 10 at 3:00 PM

To El Paso with Love

To El Paso with Love

March 16 at 7:00 PM

To El Paso with Love

To El Paso with Love

March 17 at 2:30 PM

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

March 20 at 7:30 PM

Mark Normand

Mark Normand

March 22 at 7:00 PM

Los Angeles Azules

Los Angeles Azules

April 5 at 8:30 PM

Panter Belico

Panter Belico

April 6 at 8:00 PM

Banda MS

Banda MS

April 20 at 8:00 PM

Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel

May 1 at 8:00 PM

Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel

May 2 at 8:00 PM

Hombres G

Hombres G

July 13 at 8:00 PM

Jelly Roll

Jelly Roll

September 9 at 7:00 PM

Los Temerarios

Los Temerarios

September 26 at 8:00 PM

Chayanne

Chayanne

October 11 at 8:00 PM