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Cinderella

[ 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.

Pops

[ 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!”

Mystery

[ 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!” 

Romance

[ 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!”

Power

[ 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.”

Adventure

[ 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.'”

BalletX

BalletX unites distinguished choreographers with an outstanding company of world-class dancers to forge new works brimming with athleticism, emotion, and grace. This company has been called “among America’s best” by The New York Times, an “epicenter of creation” by Dance Magazine, and a “place of choreographic innovation” by The New Yorker.

Deeply committed to producing innovative […]

Pilobolus Big Five-Oh!

For this 50th anniversary celebration, Pilobolus—that feisty dance theatre organism—is as fresh and vibrant as ever, putting the “OH!” in their “BIG FIVE OH!” tour. Continuing to thrill its way into audiences’ hearts and minds, Pilobolus questions its own “givens,” turns its traditions sideways, and brings its past into the future, all in a thoroughly […]

Richard Kogan

[ Tuesday, September 29, 2020; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, September 30, 2020; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Dr. Richard Kogan excels at two of the world’s most complicated and nuanced professions. He’s not only a concert pianist, but he’s also a clinical psychiatrist earning degrees from both Juilliard and Harvard Medical School. After witnessing these talents alongside his masterful gift for storytelling at Squitieri Studio Theatre in 2019, we knew we had […]

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 […]

Eva Schloss – POSTPONED (DATE TBD)

[ Tuesday, March 24, 2020; 7:30 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 […]

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 […]

FISS FURY

[ 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

Cinderella

[ 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.

Shen Yun 2020

[ Tuesday, January 28, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Wednesday, January 29, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
About Shen Yun 2020: A Heavenly Gift:

The culture of ancient China was divinely inspired.Shen Yun’s works reflect this rich spiritual heritage…

Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun makes […]

Ballet and Beyond! – CANCELED

[ Friday, April 3, 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 […]

Loveland

[ Friday, February 14, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Take a trip to Loveland! How do I love Thee, a sweet and vibrant work with choreography by our resident choreographer Judy Skinner and colleague Ani Collier, is inspired by the beautiful ‘Sonnets from the Portuguese’. Moonlight Sway is a creation by newly appointed resident choreographer Brian Carey Chung. It is about the pull of […]

La Brasserie

[ Friday, February 14, 2020; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Dinner before the Dance Alive National Ballet presentation of Loveland

Café Russe

[ Friday, October 25, 2019; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Dinner before the Dance Alive National Ballet presentation of Anna Karenina on October, 25th

Anna Karenina

[ Thursday, October 24, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Friday, October 25, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Drama, intrigue, love and infidelity – this is the story of Russian beauty Anna Karenina. Based on Tolstoy’s magnificent novel, it explores a wellspring of family dynamics, social issues, and changing times. With stunning set design by Mihai Ciupe and striking projections by Houston Wells, Kim Tuttle’s Anna Karenina is not to be missed.

Join Dance […]

Backstage Pass — Open House & On Sale Party

[ Saturday, August 24, 2019; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Great fun, delicious food, and showstopper prizes await you at our FIRST EVER Open House at the Phillips Center!

On Saturday, August 24th, 19|20 season performance tickets go on sale to the general public, AND we’re throwing a party to celebrate, with food from Cilantro Tacos, Live Music, Family Fun Activities, and Guided Backstage Tours.

If that […]

Romeo and Juliet

[ Wednesday, January 8, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Full-length Ballet in 2 actsMusic by Sergei ProkofievChoreography by Michael LavrovskyProduction by Garry Sevoyan

This full-scale production is set to the music of Sergey Prokofiev and based on William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic love. The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine brings 55 of Ukraine’s brightest and talented ballet stars to present the most passionate […]

A Decade of IndepenDANCE

[ Sunday, June 16, 2019; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Tickets On-sale Thursday, June 6 at 12:00pm

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

Venue:
Phillips Center

On-Sale Now
General Admission: $6.00
Buy Tickets

Waitress – CANCELED

[ Monday, April 6, 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 […]

The Book of Mormon

[ Tuesday, January 14, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Wednesday, January 15, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Thursday, January 16, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Friday, January 17, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Saturday, January 18, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Sunday, January 19, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time […]

Leela Dance Collective: SPEAK – CANCELED

[ Tuesday, April 21, 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 […]

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain – CANCELED

[ Tuesday, March 31, 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 […]

National Geographic LIVE: Photography Without Borders – CANCELED

[ Sunday, April 26, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 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.

[…]

Paul Taylor Dance Company

[ Friday, March 6, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Paul Taylor changed the world of dance when he first presented his choreography in Manhattan on May 30, 1954. That performance launched 60 years of unrivaled creativity that forged his status as a cultural icon and one of history’s most celebrated artists, hailed as part of the pantheon that created American modern dance. Mr. Taylor’s […]

The Knights with Gil Shaham, violin

[ Wednesday, February 26, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
One of the world’s great chamber orchestras, The Knights are an adventurous collective dedicated to transforming the concert experience and eliminating barriers between audiences and orchestral music.

The Knights bring classical music to life in a way that surprises and inspires new and longtime listeners alike. This groundbreaking ensemble will be joined by violinist virtuoso […]

Trey McLaughlin & the Sounds of Zamar

[ Saturday, February 15, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Trey McLaughlin & the Sounds of Zamar have carved a name for themselves through soul-stirring arrangements of contemporary gospel, musical theater, and rich original compositions.

Formed in 2009 and now boasting millions of YouTube views, they have performed everywhere from church basements to international stages and alongside gospel greats such as William McDowell, Damien Sneed, […]

MUMMENSCHANZ

[ Sunday, February 9, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Engaging the imaginations of children and adults worldwide for over four decades, Swiss physical theatre troupe MUMMENSCHANZ brings pure emotion to the stage without uttering a word, showing their faces, or playing any music.

Instead, masks, objects, and movement drive and animate their surreal, expressive performances, creating simple yet striking imagery that fosters laughter and […]

Invertigo Dance Theatre – Formulae & Fairy Tales

[ Wednesday, February 5, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Based on the life and work of WWII code-breaker and father of artificial intelligence Alan Turing, as well as his connection to Snow White’s poisoned apple, this intimate, evocative performance merges mathematical precision with smooth physicality, sensuality, and comedy.

Exploring queerness, technology, and fantasy, Formulae & Fairy Tales is an evening of virtuosic narrative-driven dance theatre […]

UF Performing Arts Annual Gala 2020

[ Saturday, January 25, 2020; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
The stakes are high and espionage is in the air. A night at the Casino Royale is sure to be one that lives on in legendary tales.

For our 2020 UFPA Gala, we will transport you to the casino floor, where you will experience a lavish evening complete with decadent food, lively entertainment, delightful dancing, and […]

Chanticleer

[ Wednesday, January 22, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
We’re getting goosebumps just thinking about this one. 12 singers, 45 albums, and more than four decades of vocal excellence add up to Chanticleer, the group The New Yorker has called “the world’s reigning male chorus.”

Their repertoire spans ten centuries and includes everything from Gregorian chant and music of the Renaissance, to jazz, spirituals, and […]

NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic

[ Saturday, January 11, 2020; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic, together with its newly appointed Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero, is a vibrant part of Poland’s musical life and legacy. Passionate about promoting Polish music, the group will present a program featuring works by Lutosławski and Chopin, as well as Brahms.

This storied ensemble will be joined by piano soloist David Fray, […]

Cherish the Ladies

[ Wednesday, December 11, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Get ready for a Celtic Christmas! One of the most engaging and successful ensembles in the history of Celtic music, Cherish the Ladies has shared timeless Irish traditions with audiences worldwide for over 30 years.

In their Celtic Christmas program, the Ladies arrange classic carols such as “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Silent Night” […]

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

[ Tuesday, December 3, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the Tony® and Grammy® award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, including being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, and becoming one of the most successful solo […]

Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

[ Tuesday, November 26, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Back by popular demand! Groundbreaking banjoist, composer, and bandleader, Béla Fleck, has reconvened the original lineup of his Grammy award-winning quartet, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones.

Their most recent album, the critically acclaimed “Rocket Science,” features pianist and harmonica player Howard Levy alongside Fleck, bassist Victor Wooten, and percussionist and drumitarist Roy “Futureman” Wooten coming […]

Straight No Chaser

[ Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Straight No Chaser is the real deal, the captivating sound of nine voices coming together to make extraordinary music that moves people in a fundamental sense—and with a sense of humor. They are neither straitlaced nor straight-faced, but they have the talent to back it all up.

SNC has emerged as a phenomenon with a […]

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

[ Sunday, November 17, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Wow—the NSO Ukraine and Olga Kern?! Prepare yourself for a true once-in-a-lifetime experience. Known for “a program rich with energy and unusually adventurous,” the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine is considered one of the finest in Eastern Europe.

NSOU will be joined by Russian-American pianist Olga Kern, widely considered one of her generation’s greatest pianists. With […]

A Bronx Tale

[ Tuesday, November 12, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
“Wonderful and refreshing! The kind of tale that makes you laugh and cry.”— The New York Times

“A love letter to the wise guys and tough street kids from the old neighborhood.”— Variety

Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father […]

MozART Group

[ Wednesday, October 30, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Get ready to laugh! Who says classical music can’t be funny? Despite the formality of great concert halls, this group of four world-class instrumentalists regularly moves its audiences to laughter and standing ovations.

One part classical music, one part stand-up comedy, MozART group has created a unique, worldwide cabaret where the music provides the humor. […]

National Geographic LIVE: Untamed

[ Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Filmmaker Filipe DeAndrade credits animals with saving his life. In return, he has made it his mission to preserve the wild spaces where they live.

This UF graduate and incredibly entertaining star of Nat Geo WILD’s Untamed gives his unfiltered look at what it’s like to come face-to-face with wild animals, survive extreme environments, and make […]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

[ Saturday, October 19, 2019; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
A childhood classic brought to life! Innovative black light staging and fanciful puppetry bring the magic of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and other Eric Carle favorites to the stage in a fresh, new way.

Children will delight in following Carle’s famous caterpillar on his transformative journey into becoming a butterfly, complete with bright scenery and vibrant […]

Black Label Movement

[ Friday, October 11, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Black Label Movement’s style is big, bold, and athletic but still intellectually and emotionally engaging. The company is on a mission to create wildly physical, naturally virtuosic movement art that examines the human condition and inspires lives.

Founded by Carl Fink, a longtime soccer player, BLM views movement as a fundamental language through which we […]

Alpin Hong

[ Wednesday, October 2, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Thursday, October 3, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Alpin Hong brings a contagious level of imagination and excitement to the room, especially when he’s sitting at a piano. His combination of stunning technique, emotional range, and rare humor never fails to inspire standing ovations.

Inspired by Alpin’s passion for pushing boundaries, we will be presenting his piano mastery with a sommelier-led wine pairing. […]

Postmodern Jukebox

[ Wednesday, September 25, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
To usher in the upcoming 2020s, Postmodern Jukebox will travel the globe in 2019 on their Welcome to the Twenties 2.0 Tour, and they’re bringing the fun to Gainesville!

These YouTube sensations serve up energetic and soulful reworkings of classic pop and rock songs. With a stellar backing band and a mind-bogglingly talented roster of vocalists, […]

Sarah Chang

[ Sunday, September 22, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
When Sarah Chang performed with Prague Philharmonia in 2017, everyone knew they were in the presence of greatness. Recognized as one of the foremost violinists of our time, Chang made her New York Philharmonic debut at the age of 8 and has continued to impress audiences worldwide.

Chang will be accompanied by longtime collaborator and touring […]

2019|2020 Season Preview

[ Tuesday, May 14, 2019; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Tuesday, May 14th at 7:00pmPhillips Center : 3201 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611Free and open to the public

Be the first to hear about the 40+ performances we are bringing to Gainesville for the 2019-2020 UFPA season, as well as a HUGE announcement of a BIG NAME Broadway show! You will get an insider’s look at what the […]

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