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Loft Theatre

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Loft Theatre

University Theatre Building, 261 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80302

The Loft Theatre is located on the top floor of the east wing of the University Theatre building.

The Loft is an intimate black box space located directly above the University Theatre. From the lobby of the University Theatre building, walk up the stairs on your right (following the maroon stripe on the wall), or take the elevator to level UR. Please be aware there is no late seating allowed in the Loft Theatre. Arrive early to choose a great seat in this general admission venue.

Venues map (print me or send me to your phone!)

Facilities open one hour before performances. Performance doors open approximately 20 minutes before start time.

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Getting Here

Public Transportation

Boulder residents can catch a number of local buses to campus, including the Skip, Dash, 204, 225, Hop and Stampede.

Denver metro residents can catch the Flatiron Flyer, serving the Highway 36 corridor between Denver Union Station and the CU Boulder Campus. 

Longmont residents can catch the Bolt into Downtown Boulder and transfer to any of the local bus routes mentioned above to reach the CU Boulder campus. 

Visit the RTD Trip Planner


You can ride right up to the show, as all CU Presents venues have banks of outdoor bike racks nearby. Using Google Maps for directions is easy: just type in your starting point and destination and select the bicycle symbol.

Don't have your own wheels? Boulder B-cycle's easy, affordable bike-sharing system boasts 41 bike stations located around town and on the CU Boulder campus. 


Skateboards are not allowed inside our venues, but it's free and easy to store your board nearby. A skateboard rack is located on the east side of CU Boulder's courtyard fountain, just outside the Cristol Chemistry and Biochemistry lecture hall. Don't forget to bring your own lock.

Ride Service

Ride services such as Lyft, Uber or Boulder Yellow Cab (now called Z-Trip) can drop you off near the venue.


Whether you're coming from down the street or from out of town, CU Boulder Parking and Transportation has various parking options for you. Pay for parking at the pay stations, or download the Parkmobile smartphone app for quick, easy parking reservation and payment.

  • 0.3 miles
  • Euclid Avenue Autopark
  • 354 spaces, 8 accessible
  • Open in maps


Wheelchair-accessible elevators

Elevator access to the Box Office and accessible restrooms in the lower lobby is available the east entrance to the University Theatre Building.

Ramps and wheelchair access providedWheelchair access

Wheelchair patrons will be seated in the front row of the Loft Theatre. Please call the box office in advance at 303-492-8008 to request accommodation with your ticket purchase.

Assisted Listening Devices available upon requestAssisted listening devices

Assistive listening devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the University Theatre Box Office beginning one hour before every performance. Quantities are limited. We'll ask for a credit card or driver's license as a deposit, which will be returned to you after the performance. The University Theatre Box Office is located on the lower level of the University Theatre Building. To access it, use the main building entrance and take the stairs on the left down one flight, or enter on the building's east side and ride the elevator down to the bottom floor. 

Service dogs allowedService dogs

Please be aware that your dog will be within 3 feet of performers during the performance in this venue. Subject to some limitations, service animals that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability may accompany patrons in all CU Presents venues. Assistance animals (therapy animals, emotional support or comfort animals) are generally not allowed to accompany patrons into our venues. Please refer to the CU Boulder service animals policy for more detailed guidelines about service animals on campus.


Late seating

There is no late seating allowed in the Loft Theatre. Arrive early to choose a great seat in this general admission venue.

Electronic devices

Update to Laima's version from the COM venues thread: Laptops, tablets, phones and other mobile devices must be switched to silent mode in the hall. All screens must be off when performers are on the stage to avoid disturbing other patrons.

Recording devices

No photography, video or sound recording of any kind is allowed during performances.


To ensure your safety in case of fire or any other emergency, please note the exit route nearest to your seat when you arrive.


Smoking and vaping are not permitted anywhere on the CU Boulder campus.

Pre-event Information

Night of show box office for ticketed events

If you have emailed tickets

Please proceed directly to the Loft Theatre, located on the top floor of the east wing of the University Theatre Building where an usher will assist you. Emailed tickets can be printed out or displayed on a mobile device for entry.

If you have will call tickets

Please visit the box office window located in the basement of the University Theatre Building. Window opens one hour before performances.

If you lost your tickets

Please visit the box office window located in the basement of the University Theatre Building or contact us in advance.

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