200 University Ave. W; Waterloo ON N2L 3G1

Stage Dimensions: approximately 27' deep x 38' wide

Parking:  There is pay parking surrounding the Humanities Theatre. 

  • Lot C (800 parking spaces off University Avenue) is available for visitors week days after 3:45pm, all day Friday and all weekend at a cost of $3.00 per day.

**Pay and Display – cars will be ticketed if they do not purchase their parking ticket.

  • Lot A: available for entry by coin evenings and weekends after 3:45 pm at a cost of $3.00.
  • Lot H – Weekdays: $2. per hour with $10. deposit on entry. Deposit reduces throughout day. Evenings (after 4:00 pm) and Weekends: $3 coin entry

Additional parking information and a lot map can be found at:  and

Loading Dock: For props requiring the Loading dock, please ask a Humanities staff to open the dock.  Once props are loaded, please remove your vehicle from the loading dock, as the University tickets frequently.

Dressing Rooms:

  • Classrooms will be available for dressing room space.  Humanities Theatre gives priority to their students, and will assign us rooms once the school schedule is confirmed.  Dancers cannot use rooms that are not assigned, as classes may be held.
  • All studios will be assigned a designated room for changing
  • We thank you in advance for your cooperation with regards to sharing this space.

**NOTE: The Humanities Theatre has a new policy that only Solos/Duets/Trios may dance during school hours on weekdays and we will schedule accordingly.

Rehearsal area: There is a designated studio for rehearsal that will be used if it is not assigned to the Waterloo students.

Shine Dance Competitions is excited to continue our commitment to charity by once again implementing our Canned Food Drive! Shine will be collecting non-perishable food at each competition and donating it to a charity.


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