Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

The Schuster Center provides a world-class facility for the best in local, national and international performing artists. The Dayton Opera,  Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and Victoria Theatre Association call the Schuster Center home. It also showcases select Dayton Ballet productions. A variety of other local arts groups and promoters also utilize the facilities. The Schuster Center is also available to rent for meetings, parties, receptions, and performances.

As of Saturday, March 5, 2022 – and per CDC guidelines and recommendations – Dayton Live is lifting its mask requirement for audiences attending performances in its venues – the Victoria Theatre, Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, The Loft Theatre, and the PNC Arts Annex.

Other events or artists may also have different requirements. Always check for the most current information on any performance. Patrons are welcome to wear masks at any performance in Dayton Live’s venues. Health and safety policies will continue to be regularly evaluated and adjusted based on community health data, and public health and government guidance. To learn more about our additional health and safety procedures, visit

Schuster Center
1 W. Second Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402