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Doxa Dance Studio Recital 2024 – Aladdin

[ Friday, June 14, 2024; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Saturday, June 15, 2024; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Doxa Dance Studio presents their 20th annual recital, featuring the theme “Aladdin – Courage to Live True”. This year’s production features performances from all aged dance classes in a variety of dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap, modern, and hip-hop.

Tickets On Sale: Friday, April 19 @ 12:00pm

Delta Tau Delta Presents: Miss Greek

[ Wednesday, April 10, 2024; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Delta Tau Delta Presents: Miss Greek

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 @ 6:30pmPhillips Center Mainstage

General Admission – One Ticket Price – $7.00Tickets available online starting at midnight the day of performance.

Box Office will remain open day of show until 7:00pm

Dance Sun Country 17th Annual Recital

[ Saturday, May 18, 2024; 1:00 pm; ]
Tickets On Sale: Monday, March 18th

Dance Sun Country presents their 17th annual recital, featuring the theme “FIRE & ICE”! This year’s program features approximately 40 dances and includes performances by all students and classes, from the youngest Dance Tots through the advanced level dancers. Many dance styles will be featured, including classical ballet, pointe, tap, […]


[ Sunday, May 12, 2024; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
DGhost Entertainment Presents: Earthquake

Dusty’s Ragtime Circus

[ Friday, March 8, 2024; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday, March 9, 2024; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Gainesville Circus Center Presents – Dusty’s Ragtime CircusLive Music Circus celebrating Florida artists!

General Admission (On Stage – 180 seats)General Public – $25.00Military, Seniors, and First Responders – $20.00

16th Annual Spring Youth Concert featuring “Little Red Riding Hood”

[ Saturday, April 20, 2024; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Sun Country Dance Theatre presents their “16th Annual Spring Youth Concert”, featuring the return of their original story ballet, “Little Red Riding Hood”. This enchanting ballet has been adapted from the fairy tale and follows Little Red throughout many adventures on her birthday. Join “Little Red”, and her best friend, “the Duck”, as they travel […]

Requiem: A Choral Tribute to D-Day

[ Saturday, April 13, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
UF Concert Choir & Symphony Orchestraand Gainesville Master ChoraleRequiem: A Choral Tribute to D-DayConductor: Will Kesling

Remembering D-Day 80 years later. On June 6, 1944 more than 160,000 Allied troops landed on a 50-mile stretch of heavily fortified coastline in Normandy, France to fight Nazi Germany. We honor the more than 9,000 Allied soldiers who were […]

Lyrics for Life

[ Saturday, March 2, 2024; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Lyrics for Life: An Evening of Making Music Matter

Sister Hazel with Special Guest Pat Monahan of Train!

Saturday, March 2, 2024 @ 8:00pmPhillips CenterReserved Seating

Ticket Information:

Concert Ticket Holders will have reserved seating in the Balcony and Mezzanine. Guests will have access to a Cash Bar serving Beer, Wine and a Signature Cocktail. Guest entry will […]

Rickey Smiley & Friends

[ Sunday, January 14, 2024; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
TEG WorldwideRickey Smiley & Friends

Sunday, January 14, 2024 at 7:00 the Phillips Center

Reserved SeatingTickets range from $43.50 – $83.50

On-Sale Friday, December 1 at noon. 

C.S. Lewis on Stage: Further Up & Further In

[ Monday, February 12, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Fellowship for Performing Arts presents C.S. Lewis on Stage: Further Up & Further In

Monday, February 12, 2024 at 7:30 the Phillips Center

Reserved Seating:  Tickets range from $63.00-$103.00

Tickets On-Sale Friday, November 17 at noon

New Member Lip Sync

[ Monday, November 13, 2023; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Junior Panhellenic presentsNew Member Lip Sync

Monday, November 13, 2023 at 6:00pm

Phillips Center

General Admission: $7.00

On-sale now

Sounds of the Season

[ Sunday, December 3, 2023; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
University of Florida School of Music presents

Sounds of the Season

Celebrating 75 Years

Rejoice and Be Merry: A Diamond Jubilee



All tickets have been distributed for Sounds of the Season on Sunday, December 3 at 7:00pm at the Curtis M. Phillips Center.

For those without tickets, there will be a stand-by line outside, near […]


[ Friday, December 8, 2023; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday, December 9, 2023; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

A Magical Cirque Christmas

[ Sunday, November 19, 2023; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
The Roberts Group presentsA Magical Cirque Christmas

Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 6:00pm

On-Sale to general public on Friday, September 8 at 12:00pm


[ Friday, September 22, 2023; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday, September 23, 2023; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Gainesville Circus Center presents Circuspalooza

Phillips Center Stage

Friday, September 22 at 7:00pmSaturday, September 23 at 7:00pm

General AdmissionAdvance tickets: $20.00Military, First Responder, & Seniors: $15.00Day of Show: $25.00

On-sale now

Swan Lake

[ Friday, October 27, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Back by popular demand! The most beautiful ballet of all-time, Swan Lake is the story of a prince whose fiancée has been transformed into a swan by the evil sorcerer, Von Rothbart. Featuring DANB artists Carla Amancio as the Swan Queen, and Gabriel Lopes as Prince Siegried, the stage is transformed into a world of […]

The Nutcracker

[ Friday, December 15, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Saturday, December 16, 2023; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Sunday, December 17, 2023; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
The all-time family favorite with beautiful dancing, sets, and costumes is here again! Everyone needs a hero, and in this case she’s a girl. Clara saves the Nutcracker prince, and to thank her he brings her on a magical journey to the Kingdom of the Sweets, where the exquisite Sugar Plum Fairy puts on a […]

Class with Clara

[ Saturday, December 16, 2023; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sunday, December 17, 2023; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
(Class takes place onstage at the Phillips Center)Join the charming ‘Clara’, heroine of the Nutcracker Ballet for a princess style ballet class onstage in the Kingdom of the Sweets!  Training not required.  Street shoes acceptable, but you can dance in your socks or ballet shoes. Company dancers will be available to help your children as […]

Love in the Swamp

[ Saturday, February 10, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day more than Love, and DANB gives you love in abundance! A fun and fantastic show, it sets the mood with the DANB men in Gator ‘orange and blue’ dancing exuberantly down the aisles. Brian Chung’s magnificent work of love, Touch Closer and resident choreographer Judy Skinner’s ode to Paynes Prairie, […]


[ Saturday, March 23, 2024; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The ultimate Romantic Ballet, Giselle is the tragic story of a beautiful young peasant girl who falls in love with a nobleman disguised as a commoner. Ultimately dying of a broken heart, she becomes one with the ‘Wilis’, ethereal ghosts of unmarried girls. Giselle features guest artist Philadelphia Ballet’s Principal Dancer Oksana Maslova with DANB Principal Dancer Gabriel Lopes […]

Nick Carter

[ Thursday, October 19, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Philanthropist 

Sparking his career at the tender age of 12 years old, Nick Carter became an international pop superstar as the youngest member of iconic boy band, Backstreet Boys. Known for his boyish good looks and heartthrob status, Carter’s 23-year entertainment career has spanned far beyond the stages of sold-out arenas, with […]

Chucho Valdés Quartet

[ Wednesday, September 27, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Pianist, composer, and arranger Chucho Valdés is one of the most influential artists of our time.  Blending jazz, classical music, Afro-Cuban traditional music, and more into his unique personal style, Valdés is the winner of seven Grammy Awards®, five Latin Grammy Awards®, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Latin Academy of Recording, and was inducted […]


[ Sunday, October 15, 2023; 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Hailing from Zimbabwe, the all-woman a cappella quartet Nobuntu is recognized internationally for its sparkling energy, breathtakingly rich voices, and inventive performances that cover the gamut from gospel to traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro-jazz. Augmented only using minimal percussion, they emphasize pure voices, authentic dance movements, and the use of traditional instruments. 

The word Nobuntu is […]

Ndlovu Youth Choir

[ Wednesday, November 1, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Known for their soul-stirring performances and fresh from their America’s Got Talent showcase, Ndlovu Youth Choir brings a message of hope, love, and togetherness. The choir’s repertoire is an exciting mix of traditional South African genres with pop, rock, jazz, and EDM. Ndlovu continues to push creative boundaries of song and movement to energize audiences […]

Steep Canyon Rangers

[ Monday, November 6, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Grammy® winners Steep Canyon Rangers have mastered bluegrass as you have never heard it before. Although they received a boost when they collaborated with Steve Martin, Steep Canyon Rangers built a large audience with their interpretations of bluegrass, folk, and string music. See for yourself how this genre-defying sextet mixes elements of folk rock, country, […]

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

[ Wednesday, November 29, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Make the holidays swing with Big Band Holidays. A celebrated tradition under the Music Direction of Wynton Marsalis, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra features vocalist Ashley Pezzotti. An uplifting event perfect for the entire family. Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year alongside fellow music lovers with soulful arrangements of classic holiday songs.

Paula Poundstone

[ Friday, December 1, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Described as one of the bravest and best improv comics of our time, Paula Poundstone can be heard regularly on NPR’s news quiz Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! and podcast Live from the Poundstone Institute. Poundstone’s shows are a steady stream of self-deprecation, sarcasm, current events, and stories about her cats and kids. The main […]

American Spiritual Ensemble

[ Thursday, January 18, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
American Spiritual Ensemble began as a dream of performing and preserving the music of the American slave spirituals to keep the art form alive. These songs now stand as a testament to the strength found through faith during times of hardship as well as a unifying force among all peoples. The chorale is made up […]

Parsons Dance

[ Tuesday, January 23, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Parsons Dance is known for its energized, athletic, and joyous style. For more than 30 years, Artistic Director David Parsons has combined his choreographic gifts and talent for training passionate, highly skilled dancers into a solidified position as one of the world’s leading companies. Their stunning work flawlessly combines the movements and gestures of modern […]


[ Wednesday, February 21, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. This stirring and inspiring musical takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of the small town of Newfoundland that opened its homes to 7,000 stranded travelers on 9/11. During that fateful week, cultures clashed, and nerves ran high — but […]

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

[ Tuesday, February 27, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Ladysmith Black Mambazo has celebrated more than 60 years of joyous and uplifting melodies. Within this music are the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African traditions. The a cappella vocal group has created a spirit that has touched a worldwide audience and garnered praise and accolades from a wide body of people, […]

Step Afrika!

[ Tuesday, March 5, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Step Afrika! is dedicated to the tradition of stepping, blending percussive styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities, and traditional African and contemporary dance into a compelling experience. Much more than just movement, they integrate songs, storytelling, humor, and audience participation. This blend of technique, agility, and pure energy makes each performance unique […]

Jesus Christ Superstar

[ Wednesday, March 13, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a mesmerizing new production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute […]

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy

[ Tuesday, March 19, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Canada’s reigning couple of Celtic music is coming to the Phillips Center — and they are bringing their family with them! Natalie and Donnell’s high level of skill and palpable joy at playing the fiddle together has earned them both industry acclaim and built up a loyal fan base. They combine their magnificent talents to […]

Pat Metheny

[ Wednesday, March 20, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Twenty-time Grammy® Award-winning guitarist Pat Metheny is known to bring something unique to every performance. This show is no exception, focusing on the various ways of playing solo he has explored across the decades in an evening that will be very special. The set features personal and fan favorite tracks from his nearly 50-year career, […]

Academy of St Martin in the Fields

[ Sunday, March 24, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Music Director and virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell returns to our stage to lead the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Retaining the flexibility and spirit of their origin as a small, conductorless ensemble, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields has gained an enviable international reputation as one of the world’s finest chamber […]


[ Saturday, March 30, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage, and two people who believe in their talent — and each other — to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Now their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike, […]

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

[ Tuesday, April 23, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is a world-famous, all-male, classically trained ballet troupe that delivers hilarious parodies while performing both men’s and women’s roles. Described as “a kick from a steel toe cap in a silky pointe shoe,” this irreverent, beloved dance troupe is celebrating its 50th anniversary season of toeing the line between […]


[ Sunday, April 14, 2024; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
An energy-packed performance for the whole family complete with basketball, breakdancing, beatboxing, acrobatics, BMX biking, and more! 360 ALLSTARS is a supercharged urban circus showcasing the phenomenal physical fusion of the artistry from street culture. Boasting a stellar international cast of world champion and world record-holding athletes and artists, 360 ALLSTARS has been touring the […]

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

[ Tuesday, February 13, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The internationally acclaimed Detroit Symphony Orchestra crafts each performance with thoughtful consideration toward creative ways to merge the power of music with the spirit of exploration. Cellist Alisa Weilerstein returns to the Phillips Center sharing her consummate artistry, emotional investment, and rare interpretive depth. Hear these leaders in the world of classical music as they […]


[ Wednesday, November 8, 2023; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from book writer TINA FEY (30 Rock), composer JEFF RICHMOND (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), lyricist NELL BENJAMIN (Legally Blonde), and original director and choreographer CASEY NICHOLAW (The Book of Mormon). The story of a naïve newbie who falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies, MEAN […]

Daniel Tosh

[ Monday, September 25, 2023; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
On-Sale to general public: Friday, June 30 at 12:00pm

This performance will contain adult content.

Steve-O: The Bucket List Tour

[ Sunday, September 17, 2023; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Age restriction: 18+

On-Sale Monday, June 26 at noon

Reserved seating:VIP Meet & Greet: $126.00All other prices range from $56.00 – $26.00

VIP Meet & Greet tickets include the following:- One Reserved premium seat in the front rows- Meet & Greet with Steve-O after the show- One VIP Lanyard

Bored Teachers

[ Thursday, November 2, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

Bored Teachers: We Can’t Make This Stuff Up! Comedy Tour

Bored Teachers presents the 2023 ‘We Can’t Make This Stuff Up’ Comedy Tour featuring the funniest teacher-comedians in the world! Their hilarious skits have amassed HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of views on the internet, and they’re all joining comic forces on the stage to bring you a […]

2023|2024 Season Preview

[ Tuesday, July 11, 2023; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

In Person at the Phillips Center or Streaming Online

Tuesday, July 11th at 7 PM

Get the inside scoop on our upcoming season of performances straight from UFPA Director Brian Jose! This event will be free and open to the public for in-person attendance and will also be streaming live.

Become an Affiliate Member today!

Tickets go on sale […]

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