Box Office

Location: Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd

Hours: M–F, 11AM–5PM
At all performance venues, the box office opens 1 hour prior to curtain
Closed University holidays, spring break, and winter recess

Contact: (414) 229-4308 or

Purchase Tickets


UWM has many parking options available from metered street parking, University parking structures, to University parking lots. Additional information can be found at Patrons are responsible for following all posted parking regulations.

Pricing & Ticketing

Senior, Faculty/Staff, Major and Student ticket pricing are available in person, during our box office hours or prior to performances. Please have your Driver’s License, Passport, Faculty/Staff ID or Student ID ready to confirm discount.

*Tickets are non-refundable once purchased. Charges and fees are non-refundable once processed.

Seating Accommodations

The UWM Peck School of the Arts is dedicated to providing patrons with special needs accessible seating at all our venues. Please email or call the box office to assist with any accessibility needs, questions, requests or concerns.


If you’d like to attend performances for free, consider ushering.

Please note, if an event is sold-out, seats may not be available for all ushers. Should that occur, standing room accommodations will be made for ushers that wish to watch the performance. In the rare event that help is needed during a performance, you may be asked to provide assistance.

UWM Students, Faculty, & Staff register online
Community Members register by emailing

Preparation and Arrival
  • Arrive at the Performance Venue location no later than one hour in advance of performance time
  • Wear black and white dress/business casual attire
  • If you are unavoidably detained or need to cancel on short notice, please call the House Management Office, (414) 229-2445 and leave a message for the House Manager (HM)
  • When you arrive, the HM will introduce themselves
  • As an usher, you represent the Peck School of the Arts and should be as courteous and helpful to the patrons as possible
  • Ushers play an important role in the safety of the patrons in cases of an emergency
Venue Familiarity
  • The HM will introduce you to the Venue location and seating arrangements
  • You will be shown where the restrooms are located, where patrons will enter the Venue, where patrons will have their tickets taken, coat room facilities, where the Box Office is located and how long they will remain open, etc.
  • The HM will go over the fire, tornado, and health emergency evacuation procedures
  • After training, the HM will give you a few minutes to become familiar with the Venue and seating, and will answer any questions you may have about your responsibilities
Pre-Show Duties
  • If seating is not reserved, hand patrons a program upon House entry
  • If seating is reserved, the HM will review the ticketing and seating procedures regarding rows and seat numbers – hand patrons a program once you have seated them
  • Smoking, food, beverages, cameras, video recording devices, and cell phones are not permitted in the Venue, and individuals using these items should be notified politely about this restriction
  • Refer questions you are unable to answer to the HM
Post-Show Duties - (required)
  • Wish patrons a good evening and offer any assistance with their coats, etc
  • Once the House is cleared (of patrons), return to your Venue assigned sections to pick up any trash or refuse
  • Collect any unused programs and return them to the HM Office
  • Sign the Ushering Attendance sheet prior to leaving for the night
  • Provide any comments, suggestions or questions to