Boston Performing and Visual Arts Fair

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 Location & Hours


Boston University – Fuller Building
808 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Fair Hours:
Thursday, October 27, 2016
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Set-up Hours:
Thursday, October 27, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Need more information?:
E-mail or or call: 571-551-5277. 


 For Exhibitors

EXHIBITOR PARKING*: Parking is located at the Agganis Arena Lot on 925 Commonwealth Avenue. Hours for parking are 7:00am-11:00pm. Parking is $13 (one-time fee). Please note that rates are subject to change per the Red Sox schedule or Fenway and Agganis Arena events. 

Materials should be shipped to arrive between October 19th and October 25th. Please clearly mark all packages:

Boston University
Mail Services 
Attn: PVA 
120 Ashford Street
Boston, MA 02215

Attn: Erin Smith 
(Your Name/Institution)
Hold for NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair 
Thursday, October 27, 2016 

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40 Webster Street, Coolidge Corner 
Brookline, MA 02446

1200 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446

342 Longwood Avenue 
Boston, MA 02115

40 Webster Street
Brookline, MA 02446
DISCOUNT AVAILABLE: Mention discount via phone or use code 2CF under Corporate or Promotional Codes 

400 Soldiers Field Road
Boston, MA 02134

811 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts, 02118

Contact Information: 
For more information regarding this Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, email John Hamel or call at 571-551-5277.


Transportation, Directions and Parking:

From North of Boston: Take I-93 South towards Boston.  Exit onto Storrow Drive (Exit 26).  Move to the left lane and continue on to Storrow Drive.  Follow signs for the Kenmore exit. Take the right fork off the exit.  At the light, take a right and stay to the left of the fork on to Beacon Street. Take a slight right to continue on to Commonwealth Avenue.  Continue on Commonwealth Avenue.  Take a right on to Buick Street and make a slight left.  The garage entrance will be on the left.

From Southeast of Boston: Take I-93 North to Boston.  Take the Frontage Rd exit, EXIT 18, toward Mass Ave/Roxbury. Turn slight left onto Frontage Rd/New Frontage Rd N/Frontage Rd Northbound. Take the 2nd left onto Mass Ave Conn. Turn right onto Massachusetts Ave. Turn left onto Beacon St. Turn slight right 
onto Commonwealth Ave/US-20 W/RT-30 W. Continue on Commonwealth Avenue.  Take a right on to Buick Street and make a slight left. The garage entrance will be on the left.

From South or West of Boston: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East to Exit 18 (Allston/Cambridge) toward Cambridge/Sommerville.  Merge on to Cambridge Street.  Cambridge Street becomes River Street.  Turn right onto Memorial Drive/US-3/RT-2. Take the RT-2 E ramp toward Brookline/Kenmore Square. Enter next roundabout and take the 1st exit onto RT-2/Boston University Bridge. After the bridge, take a right on to Commonwealth Avenue. Take a right on Buick Street and make a slight left.  The garage entrance will be on the left.  


 Workshop Information

Workshop: Navigating the Audition/Portfolio Process
6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
College of Fine Arts – Theatre Lab

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