Mission Statement

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, an Illinois not-for-profit organization, is committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, community, and educational programming to Chicago and to the continued restoration and preservation of the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.

Vision Statement

Every person the Auditorium encounters will be inspired by our artistic and educational aspirations and captivated by the architectural splendor of our historic theater.


The Auditorium Theatre strives to achieve diversity in the broadest possible context. Our goal is for diversity to infuse and be reflected in every dimension of our work, our programs, our performances, our artists, and the people we serve. We believe that diversity means inclusion and accessibility.

The Auditorium Theatre believes ethics embrace our ability to be fair, consistent, and transparent in our actions to one another, our artists, our stakeholders and our patrons.

The Auditorium Theatre embraces innovation as we employ our talents, creative thinking, and available technology to continuously improve how we approach and execute our work.

Excellence is the cornerstone that connects all Auditorium Theatre values. In always aiming to achieve excellence, we perpetually endeavor to attain new heights.