W.C. Peterson Auditorium
is a 1,100-seat theater located in Ishpeming, Michigan
, just west of Marquette
. It was built in the early 1930s and renovated between 1988 and 1991. The auditorium, one of the largest theaters in the Upper Peninsula
, is owned and operated by the Ishpeming Public School District
and is used for concerts
and family shows, and other special events. The auditorium is located within the Ishpeming High School and Central Elementary School complex.