Performing Arts


Events Calendar
Performing Arts

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2017-2018 Department of Theatre and Dance season

More information at uwsp.edu/theatre-dance.

Spamalot

Nov. 10-12 and 15-18
Jenkins Theatre

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits and French people.

*Not appropriate for children under age 13.

Afterimages 2017

Dec. 7-10
Studio Theatre

Experience the talent and exceptional artistic range of our student choreographers, performers and designers for an evening of dance!

Metamorphoses

March 2-4 and 7-10
Jenkins Theatre

Originally devised at Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company by Mary Zimmerman, Metamorphoses brings the familiar tales of Roman poet Ovid to stunning theatrical life.

*Not recommended for children.

Danstage 2018

April 13-15 and 18-21
Jenkins Theatre

Join us to see exciting new dance works by faculty choreographers Michael Estanich, Jeannie Hill, Joan Karlen and a renowned guest artist.

Company

May 4-6 and 9-11
Studio Theatre

On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his commitment to bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions. From musical theatre’s most renowned composer, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book.

*Not recommended for children.

Department of Music Event Schedule

All events take place at 7:30 p.m. in Michelsen Hall, located in the Noel Fine Arts Center, unless otherwise noted.

*Tickets: Adult $10; Senior Citizens $7; UWSP Faculty, Staff, Students and Youth $5; free to UWSP students with valid ID the day of the concert, if not sold out.

**Special fee event tickets vary by event.

Fall 2017

November

2 Horn and Low Brass Choirs
19 Central Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra (4 p.m.)
21 Jazz Band Concert*
30 Orchestra and Choir Concert*

December

1 Orchestra and Choir Concert*
3 Women’s Choir Concert*
5 Campus Band and Campus Orchestra Concert*
6 Jazz Combos
7 Wind Ensemble and Concert Band Concert*
8 Tuba Christmas
12 Jazz Ensemble Concert*
14 Percussion Ensemble Concert, Decades Series-1940s

Spring 2018

January

27 Honor Orchestra

February

2 Jazz Fest**
22 Wind Ensemble 50th Anniversary Concert*
28 Orchestra Concert*

March

2 Wind Ensemble Concert*
2-3 Honor Band
6 Concert Band and Campus Band Concert*
8 Percussion Ensemble Concert, Decades Series – 1950s
9 Combined Choirs Concert*
13 Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble Concert*

April

14 Point Percussion Festival
20-21 Opera: A Puccini Double Bill**
24 Jazz Band Concert*
25 Orchestra Concert*
27 Soiree Musicale**
29 Combined Choir Concert*

May

3 Wind Ensemble and Concert Band Concert*
8 Jazz Ensemble Concert*
10 Percussion Ensemble Concert, Decades Series – 1960s
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