(Effective April 1, 2022)

Starting April 1, 2022, in order to attend an in-theatre event at Governors State University Center for Performing Arts all audience members, participants, staff and crew members ages two (2) and older must properly wear a face mask at all times, even if vaccinated. 

Face masks will not be provided my the Center.


Regardless of vaccination status, masks are required while visiting the Center for Performing Arts' spaces, including restrooms, lobby areas and inside the auditorium while walking to seats and throughout the performance.

  • Masks must cover mouth and nose at all times. Scarves, bandanas, and gaiters are not an acceptable substitute for a face mask. Children under the age of 2 are not required to wear a mask.
  • Vaccinated individuals are encouraged, but not required, to wear masks while in outdoor spaces on campus for the protection of their health, especially whenever they are unable to maintain social distancing. 



Patrons are encouraged to call the box office if they are displaying COVID-19 symptoms in advance of the performance date to exchange tickets for a future date when possible or request a refund.

COVID-19 Symptoms according to the CDC include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea


Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the Center for Performing Arts. Our facility is cleaned daily by a dedicated building operations team.


To view campus-wide COVID-19 policies mandated by Governors State University, please visit


For more information regarding ticketing information, please visit our dedicated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

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