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Complimentary ticket policy

Students, faculty and staff receive complimentary tickets for productions at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

Students, faculty and staff at the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies are all eligible to receive complimentary tickets to shows at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (The Clarice) and MilkBoy ArtHouse.

For performances at The Clarice:

  • Clarice Family Comps are available on the first day of classes for ALL performances in the upcoming semester.
    • Monday, August 26 for performances through January 31, 2020
    • Monday, January 27 for performances through May 9, 2020
  • Clarice Family faculty and staff may get two comp tickets.
  • Clarice Family students may get two comp tickets (one for being a UMD student and one for being part of the Clarice Family). Register for free student tickets at

For performances at ArtHouse:

  • Clarice Family Comps for faculty and staff are available the day before the event, as long as tickets remain for purchase. 
    • If a performance is sold out, Clarice Family members are welcome to put their names on the waitlist for their comp ticket.
  • Faculty and staff are permitted one comp ticket per event. Additional tickets may be purchased with the $5 off faculty/staff discount.
  • Students are permitted one comp ticket as part of the Free UMD Student Tickets program, which become available on the first day of classes. 
    • There are no additional comp tickets for Clarice Family students.
  • For all Clarice Family comp tickets: If you have reserved a ticket that you cannot use, PLEASE contact the Guest Experience team ( We would love to return your ticket so that someone else can fill your seat.