About using the Auditorium

Since opening its doors in 1968, Thomas Nelson Community College has been responsive to the educational and cultural needs of the Virginia Peninsula. The Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, dedicated in 2003, brings to the community an exciting new venue for performing arts, lectures, films, symposia and other kinds of professional events. The 470 seat facility boasts of state-of-the-art performance technology and is conveniently located on Thomas Nelson's Hampton campus just 30 minutes away from Williamsburg and the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel.

The auditorium lobby features a multi-story public space that serves as a reception venue and gathering area. Also, the second floor lobby houses reception areas with views of the campus. The auditorium was designed for easy physical accessibility to both the adjacent parking area and the inner auditorium. Decorated in elegant cherry wood, the auditorium has near perfect acoustics.

For additional information or for an appointment to tour the facility, please contact (757) 825-2779

  • Beautiful, intimate setting
  • Convenient location; off of I-64
  • Large, easily accessible parking lot
  • Flawless acoustics
  • State-of-the-art sound and lighting
  • Wide screen video projection
  • Dressing and rehearsal rooms
  • Catering room/kitchen
  • Ideal loading dock
  • Competitive rates

Using the Facility

Theatre Availability

Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium
Templin Hall
99 Thomas Nelson Drive
Hampton, VA
Office: (757) 825-2779
Email: mtca@tncc.edu