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[ Friday, March 12, 2021; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday, March 13, 2021; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

[ Saturday, March 20, 2021; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
On a dreamy midsummer night’s eve, the worlds of fairies, humans, dukes and donkeys all collide under the magic spell of cupid’s arrow. We see how true love never runs smooth, as the mischievous Puck proclaims, “Lord, what fools these mortals be!” A bright and beautiful ballet in the classical style set to Shakespeare’s immortal  […]

Class with Clara!

[ Saturday, December 19, 2020; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Sunday, December 20, 2020; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Take a ballet class onstage with Clara  following the Nutcracker! Limited to 25 participants.  All ages suitable. Wear ballet shoes or socks.  

Participants $25. Parents who attend the preceding Nutcracker may watch free.

The Nutcracker

[ Thursday, December 17, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Friday, December 18, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Saturday, December 19, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Sunday, December 20, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The all-time family favorite! It wouldn’t be the Holidays without the Nutcracker.  Family friendly.

Ballet and Beyond

[ Saturday, October 31, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The dazzling classical ballet Don Quixote bumps up against a contemporary social issue, ‘Oceana’ with music by Stella Sung. Guest dancer/choreographer Oksana Maslova completes the varied program. Family friendly.


[ Saturday, April 24, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
“Our annual end of the season family celebration with surprises, guests, favorite music, and the annual Walk Through the Orchestra!”


[ Friday, February 19, 2021; 7:30 pm; ]
“Explore the mysteries of the Universe with one of the most popular works in the symphonic repertoire, Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” a sonic explosion of the cosmos, and John Adam’s pulsating, electric “Harmonielehre” are not to be missed!” 


[ Friday, January 22, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
“Bring in the New Year bathing in the passion and beauty of Respighi’s beloved “Pines of Rome”, and Ravels lush and romantic “Daphnis and Chloe” Suite. A musical feast for the Gods!”


[ Friday, November 20, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
“Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Birthday! The Titan of music received his due in a performance that includes his powerful Egmont Overture and mighty Violin Concerto with our concertmaster and soloist Liviu Onofrei.”


[ Friday, October 9, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
“An exciting season and new musical adventures including Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon composer Tan Dun’s “Secrets of Wind and Bird Songs” for cell phones and orchestra, and Franz Liszt’s passionate tome poem ‘Les Preludes.'”

250 Years of Ludwig van Beethoven – CANCELED

[ Saturday, April 18, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Effective immediately through at least Monday, March 30th, all events at UF Performing Arts venues have been canceled, postponed or rescheduled. This includes all events at: The Phillips Center, Squitieri Studio Theatre, University Auditorium, and the Baughman Center. Additionally, some events at our venues that fall outside of this date range have been affected.

We have […]

Sun Country Dance Theatre 12th Annual Youth Concert

[ Saturday, March 7, 2020; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Sun Country Dance Theatre presents their “12th Annual Spring Youth Concert”,
featuring the original story
ballet, “Alice’s Adventures”.  This
enchanting ballet follows Alice as she encounters many strange and unique characters
including the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the
Caterpillar, the Mad Matter, the Queen of Hearts, and many others.  Truly a memorable experience to […]

The United States Navy Band

[ Saturday, February 29, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The United States Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire. As the original ensemble of the Navy Band, the Concert Band has been performing public concerts and participating in high-profile events for over 85 years.

This […]


[ Friday, February 21, 2020; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

Frozen Jr.

[ Friday, December 6, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

How To Be An Antiracist

[ Thursday, November 21, 2019; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
Ibram X. Kendi, a National Book
Award-winning author and nationally recognized speaker on race and
discriminatory policy in the U.S., returns
to Gainesville to talk about his latest book, How To Be An Antiracist, on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 pm at the Phillips
Center for the Performing Arts.

Dr. Kendi, formerly a member of the UF history faculty […]

PIKE Halftime

[ Thursday, November 14, 2019; 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm. ]

Sounds of the Season

[ Wednesday, December 4, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
There are no more tickets available for this event.

Ticket only guarantees admission until 7:15pm.

If the box office runs out of tickets, any empty seats will be filled beginning approximately 15 minutes before the start of show.  There will be a stand-by line for those without tickets, which will form outside the Phillips Center near the […]

Spring Concert followed by the Wiz – CANCELLED

[ Saturday, March 14, 2020; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
As a precaution due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Danscompany has cancelled this performance. For more information regarding other performances at UFPA venues, please visit our COVID-19/Coronavirus Update Page


[ Saturday, December 14, 2019; 1:30 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

Sleeping Beauty and the Saving Prince

[ Saturday, November 16, 2019; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
With a passion for dance and a heart for worship, Doxa Dance
Company presents its annual production of Sleeping Beauty and the Saving
Prince, a classic tale of unconditional love. Please join us for this family
friendly event at the theater.

UFPA Unplugged w/ Filipe DeAndrade at Swamp Head Brewery

[ Wednesday, October 23, 2019; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Come join us for our FIRST-EVER ‘UFPA Unplugged’ and meet National Geographic Live’s Filipe DeAndrade at Swamp Head Brewery!

‘Unplugged’ is our new off-site event series where we bring visiting performers out to meet and mingle with their fans at different locations around Gainesville. Enjoy delicious beer and food while getting a chance to hang out […]

Cameron Dancenter Presents 36th Annual Production

[ Friday, June 7, 2019; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Saturday, June 8, 2019; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Date:
Friday, June 7 at 6:30pm
Saturday, June 8 at 10:00am, 2:00pm, & 6:30pm

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University of Florida Performing Arts announces appointment of new director

Brian Jose has been named the new director of University of Florida Performing Arts.
Mr. Jose comes to the University of Florida from the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University in Central Minnesota where he has served as the executive director of Fine Arts Programming since 2008. In this position, Jose was responsible for establishing strategic […]

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