Event Calendar

Rental Information

Looking for a place to hold a special event or need a stage for a show? Whether your event is for 10 or 1000 we can accommodate almost any need on stage or in any of our many performance spaces.

From intimate business luncheons to elaborate dinner parties, commencements, pre-show and post-show cocktail receptions, annual meetings and award ceremonies – the sky is the limit!

No matter what your needs, from using our stages to perform your show, or using our unique spaces to host an event, Wharton Center is a great place for your event.

Rental events at Wharton Center require submission of our rental agreement.

Rental Contacts

Steve Ouellette
Main Rental & Special Events Contact
(517) 884-3126
[email protected]

Roslyn James
Ticket Office & Web Sales
(517) 884-3105
[email protected]

Nina Silbergleit
Ushers, Food Service & Merchandise
(517) 884-3119
[email protected]

Sandy Thomley
Technical & Production Services
(517) 884-3109
[email protected]

Production Information

Our production team is one of the best you'll find. Whether you are looking to rent one of our venues, or you represent a show we are currently working with, you can find the information that you need about the venues, the stages, the seating and locations all right here.
For more information about our venues please first download the following technical riders. Please contact Sandy Thomley by calling at (517) 884-3109 or by email at [email protected].

  • Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Michigan State University
  • 750 E. Shaw LN
  • East Lansing, MI
  • PHONE: (517) 432-2000