Building W16: Kresge Auditorium

Kresge Auditorium houses a 1,200-seat performance hall and a 200-seat theatre, as well as rehearsal rooms and dressing rooms. These spaces serve as the primary performance facilities for MIT Music and Theatre Arts productions and works by a number of student organizations.

Kresge was designed by architect Eero Saarinen and dedicated in 1955 to serve as “the meeting house of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.”


Source: Campus Activities Complex


48 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

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MIT Campus


Upcoming Events

(CANCELED) Berklee Motion Picture Orchestra presents the Berklee Pops - A Celebration of Music in Film

Featuring an 80-piece orchestra, the Crepusculum Choir, and the Boston Conservatory Dance Division, the Berklee Motion Picture Orchestra's biggest concert...

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Postponed: MIT Climate Action Symposium: Summing Up: Why is the World Waiting?

Due to concerns over the potential for large gatherings to lead to the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, MIT is postponing the remaining two Climate Action...

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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MIT Video Game Orchestra presents our annual Spring Concert! Come hear a student-conducted full orchestra play original arrangements of tunes from video...

Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Save the Date: AI and the Work of the Future Congress 2020

The Work of the Future Event of the Year. “We must proactively and thoughtfully reinvent the future of work." - L. Rafael Reif, President of MIT The MIT...

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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