Dodd Auditorium

Dodd Auditorium is a traditional proscenium arch performance space with over 1200 seats and is staffed by UMW students. Dodd is home to the UMW Philharmonic, UMW Jazz Ensemble, the Crawley Great Lives Lecture Series, PAC dance concerts, UMW a capella groups, and many other performing groups and student activities. We support over 200 events per year during the fall and spring semesters.


Dodd Auditorium is now requiring proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-test.  Negative test results for a PCR test must be within 72 hours  and for a Rapid Antigen test must be within 24 hours before attending event.  Proof will be check upon arrival to Dodd Auditorium.  Thank you for complying with this requirement.

For specific questions or for more information, please contact the director of Dodd Auditorium at


Below is a list of upcoming events that are open to the general public:

Dec. 4 UMW Philharmonic Concert 8:00 pm
Jan. 18
Great Lives Lecture Series – John Glenn 7:30  pm
Jan. 20
Great Lives Lecture Series – Frances Perkins 7:30 pm
Jan. 25
Great Lives Lecture Series – Charlie Chaplan 7:30 pm
Jan. 27
Great Lives Lecture Series – Vincent Van Gogh 7:30 pm