Paul Creative Arts Center: Johnson Theater

The Paul Creative Arts Center's Johnson Theatre is a fully equipped, 688 seat, proscenium theatre and the largest auditorium space on campus. Major Department of Theatre and Dance productions are produced on the Johnson stage. In addition to the theatrical productions staged there, the University has utilized the theatre for dedicating new academic centers, kicking off capital campaigns, and hosting national presidential debates.

UNH Paul Creative Arts Center: Johnson Theater

Paul Creative Arts Center

The Paul Creative Arts Center houses two theatres, three dressing rooms, a well equipped scene shop, a costume shop, a green room, storage facilities, classrooms, and the offices for the departments of Music, Theatre and Dance, and the Arts. More info: Email: Michael Wood

UNH Paul Creative Arts Center: Johnson Theater



  • 2,241 usable space
  • 800 stage
  • Stage dimensions: 20h x 39w x 43d


  • 667

Services Available

(includes additional fees)

  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Movie screen
  • LCD projector
  • Sound reinforcement
  • Lighting system
  • Assisted listening system: This system allows patrons with hearing disabilities to better hear whats taking place on stage.


The University can provide comprehensive technology service and support, including Ethernet, wireless and wired communication, video-conferencing, telephone, and more.