Students Tilburg University


The Esplanade building is a student center on campus of Tilburg University, where a number of facilities are located.

Black Box Theater

On the ground floor of the Esplanade building is the university theater the Black Box. This is a flat floor theater suitable for performances and rehearsals of the cultural student associations, of Culture Cafe A'muse, and of student companies for music, theater and dance. Also for presentations, workshops and symposia can this theater be extremely useful.

Dimensions of the floor: 10 x 10 m.
Number of seats: 90 max.
Piano: standard present

Ballet room

Also on the ground floor there is a ballet hall. This is a spacious and bright dance studio with wooden floors and a mirrored wall. The hall is suitable for rehearsals and workshops in dance, drama and singing.


On the first and second floor of the Esplanade building are several student work spaces. A number of associations and political groups of the university are accommodated here. There is also a large office with flexible work spaces and a conference room.

Music room

On the second floor you will find a small room with piano. This is the music room. It can be freely used to play the piano.

Cultural associations

On the second floor is a multipurpose space for the cultural associations of Tilburg University. It offers workstations, a meeting place, a lounge area and rehearsal space. There are located: Students Drama association 'De Koffer', Theater sports association 'Rataplan', Musical foundation 'On Stage', 'Epic' Pop Choir and 'KUBUS' Pop foundation. They will ensure that culture on campus continues to flourish!

More information

The Esplanade Building is open Monday / Friday from 09:00 am to 22:00 pm. For reservations outside these hours, and for more information about using and/or renting the building please contact the caretaker of the Esplanade building.

A request for reservation of the following facilities is possible via an e-mail to