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21|22 Audience Experience
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Swan Lake

[ Saturday, March 25, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The most beautiful ballet of all-time, Swan Lake is the story of a Prince whose fiancee has been transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer. With guest artists Oksana Maslova and Sterling Baca from Philadelphia Ballet, this performance transforms the stage into a world of beauty and artistry. 

Horse of a Different Color

[ Saturday, February 18, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Riding off into a different realm, Dance Alive does contemporary! This performance showcases the thrill and excitement of change! With choreography by guest artists, Company members and resident choreographers, the evening includes Judy Skinner’s awe-inspiring ELLIS ISLAND, and is set to music be Stella Sung. 

Class with Clara

[ Saturday, December 17, 2022; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sunday, December 18, 2022; 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 […]

The Nutcracker

[ Saturday, December 17, 2022; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Sunday, December 18, 2022; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The all-time family favorite with beautiful dancing, sets, and costumes is here again! Everone 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 Sweets, where the exquisite Sugar Plum Fairy puts on a regal […]

Dracula

[ Saturday, October 22, 2022; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Through the fog and mist of Transylvania appears a sinister castle. Within it lives Count Dracula, the vampire to end all vampires! This is the story of a gentleman, his fiancée, and the dastardly deeds of the evil Count Dracula. After all is said and done, good wins out, and life goes on. With dramatic […]

2022|2023 Season Preview

[ Wednesday, July 20, 2022; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

In Person at the Phillips Center or Streaming Online

Wednesday, July 20th at 7 PM

Get the inside scoop on our upcoming spring 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.

Affiliate Members can pre-order tickets starting August 4th

Join as […]

Bright Lights & Big City Dreams

[ Saturday, June 25, 2022; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Dance!nk by Davis PresentsBright Lights & Big City DreamsSaturday, June 25, 2022 at 5:00pm

Phillips CenterReservedGeneral Public (all seats) $25.00

On-sale nowLink: https://tickets.performingarts.ufl.edu/Online/mapSelect.asp?doWork::WSmap::loadMap=Load&createBO::WSmap=1&BOparam::WSmap::loadMap::performance_ids=B9424D4A-9423-407E-BDD1-22EA525E4271

Movie Madness

[ Saturday, June 18, 2022; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Momentum Dance Arts Presents Annual Recital

Movie Madness

Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 3:00pmSaturday, June 18, 2022 at 6:00pm

Phillips CenterGeneral Admission $20.00

Onsale June 1st

Link: https://tickets.performingarts.ufl.edu/online/article/momentum2022

Cameron Dancenter Annual Production

[ Friday, June 10, 2022; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Saturday, June 11, 2022; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Cameron Dancenter Presents39th Annual Production

Friday, June 10, 2022 at 6:30pmSaturday, June 11, 2022 at 10:00amSaturday, June 11, 2022 at 2:00pmSaturday, June 11, 2022 at 6:30pm

Phillips CenterGeneral Admission: $6.00

On-sale nowLink: https://tickets.performingarts.ufl.edu/online/article/Cameron_Dancenter2022

The Little Mermaid, Jr.

[ Friday, May 13, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Star Center Theatre and Caring & Sharing School present The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Phillips CenterFriday, May 13, 2022 at 7:30pm

General Admission: $17.00Children 12-3: $12.00Infants: Free (tickets only available at the box office)

On Sale Now

Light of Swan Lake

[ Friday, June 3, 2022; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Saturday, June 4, 2022; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Doxa Dance StudioRecital 2022 – Light of Swan LakePhillips Center

Friday, June 3, 2022 at 6:30pmSaturday, June 4, 2022 at 9:30amSaturday, June 4, 2022 at 12:30pmSaturday, June 4, 2022 at 3:30pm

Reserved seatingGeneral Public: $16.00

On-sale April 29 at noon: https://tickets.performingarts.ufl.edu/online/article/lightofswanlake2022

ROCK THIS STAGE!

[ Saturday, May 21, 2022; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Dance Sun Country 15th Anniversary RecitalROCK THIS STAGE!Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1:00pmPhillips Center

General Admission: $20.00Children 11-3: $17.00Infants 2-0: Free, tickets available from box office only.

Tickets On Sale May 2nd at noon

Dance Sun Country is proud to be celebrating their 15th Anniversary Recital with the theme “ROCK THIS STAGE!”. This year’s program features approximately 40 […]

Sleeping Beauty

[ Sunday, June 5, 2022; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Pofahl Studios Presents66th Annual Spring RecitalSleeping BeautyPhillips CenterSunday, June 5, 2022 at 6:00pm

General Admission: $15.00Infants 2-0: Free, tickets available from box office only.

UF Band Extravaganza

[ Tuesday, April 19, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The Wind Band Through the Ages

Featuring University of Florida Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

For more information:(352) 273-3146UFBands@gmail.comUFBands.com

Free and Open to the Public

Headliners for the Frontliners

[ Saturday, May 14, 2022; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Headliners for the Frontliners is a celebration of gratitude! It is an offering of thanks by Professionals to USA (PTU) to all the US Registered Nurses from the Philippines, whom they have recruited during the last 22 years, and who continue to work today in the Florida hospitals who hired them. Six top Filipino singers, […]

14th Annual Spring Youth Concert

[ Sunday, April 10, 2022; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Sun Country Dance Theatre presents their “14th 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 […]

Miss UF Pageant

[ Wednesday, March 2, 2022; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Florida Blue Key presentsMiss UF PageantWednesday, March 2, 2022 at 7:00pmPhillips Center

General AdmissionAdvance: $17.00Day of Show: $20.00

On-sale now

Spring Concert

[ Saturday, March 12, 2022; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

The Wizard of Oz

[ Friday, December 3, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
L. Frank Baum’s classic novel comes to life in The Wizard of Oz. Young Dorothy Gale is swept away by a tornado from her Kansas farm to the magical land of Oz. There, she encounters a host of whimsical characters: good witches, bad witches, animals that talk, scarecrows that walk, and things magical to behold. […]

C.S. Lewis On Stage: The Most Reluctant Convert

[ Monday, January 24, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
C.S. Lewis – author of The Screwtape Letters and The Chronicles of Narnia – comes to life on stage! Using Lewis’ own words, award-winning actor Max McLean leads audience on the brilliant Oxford don’s extraordinary trek from hard-boiled atheist to “the most reluctant convert in all England.” Engaging, entertaining, inspiring. Experience the beginning of the journey that would lead […]

2021 Business Awards

[ Wednesday, December 1, 2021; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
Reception begins at 5:30pm

Awards begin at 7:00pm

Cinderella

[ Friday, December 10, 2021; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday, December 11, 2021; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

Zach Williams – Spring 22 Tour

[ Thursday, April 14, 2022; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Join Zach Williams and special guest Anne Wilson for a night of music and ministry that will fill your heart and have you singing along all night long! Grammy award winner Zach Williams and his signature blend of southern rock, country and faith-filled songwriting are truly unlike anything else in Contemporary Christian music today. He and rising star Anne Wilson can’t […]

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – CANCELLED

[ Tuesday, January 18, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Unfortunately, this performance has been cancelled. Detroit Symphony Orchestra has postponed their January 2022 Florida Tour, including the January 18th performance in Gainesville. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact the Phillips Center Box Office at 352.392.2787 if you have questions about tickets.

One of our nation’s great orchestras makes its first visit to Gainesville! Detroit […]

Puddles Pity Party

[ Tuesday, January 11, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Everyone’s favorite “Sad Clown with the Golden Voice” is coming to share his heartfelt melancholic pop anthems with all of you party people!

In 2020, with touring cancelled, Puddles holed up in his studio and produced 12 episodes of his Still Sequestered show, which featured a variety of special guests like Jack Black, Penn Jillette, Michael […]

Jersey Boys – CANCELLED

[ Saturday, January 22, 2022; 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
UF Performing Arts thanks you for your patience as we have been working to find a new date for JERSEY BOYS that was originally scheduled for January 2022. Unfortunately, we have just received word that the show will not be visiting UF Performing Arts in the 2022-23 season. While we are disappointed that we will […]

Rent

[ Tuesday, February 8, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
For a quarter of a century, RENT has inspired us to choose love over fear and to live without regret. This Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize®-winning phenomenon has become more than a musical—it’s a cultural touchstone and a source of joy and strength for millions.

RENT’s 25th Anniversary “Farewell Season of Love” is your FINAL CHANCE […]

Manual Cinema: Frankenstein

[ Tuesday, February 15, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
An unexpected and elegant fusion of handmade shadow puppetry, live music, cinematic wizardry, and innovative sound design combine to create an immersive retelling of the Frankenstein story right before your eyes.

Love, loss, and creation merge in surprising ways in this thrilling gothic tale conceived by Manual Cinema, who brought ADA/AVA to our stage in 2017. […]

Blue Man Group

[ Wednesday, March 16, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
More than 35 million people around the world have experienced the smash hit phenomenon that is Blue Man Group and now it’s your turn! Blue Man Group premieres in Gainesville for a one-night engagement on their new North American tour.

It’s everything you know and love about Blue Man Group—signature drumming, colorful moments of creativity and […]

Indian Ink: Mrs Krishnan’s Party – CANCELLED

[ Wednesday, March 30, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Thursday, March 31, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Friday, April 1, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Unfortunately, this performance has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact the Phillips Center Box Office at 352.392.2787 if you have questions about tickets.

It’s a comedy, it’s a dinner, it’s the party of a lifetime—and you’re invited!

Come take a seat around a dining table in the back of Mrs. Krishnan’s convenience store to […]

Itzhak Perlman and Rohan De Silva

[ Monday, March 6, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
RESCHEDULED — Save the NEW date!

Itzhak Perlman has postponed his March 3, 2022 recital at the Curtis M. Phillips Center. The new date is March 6, 2023.

Your ticket(s) will remain valid for the new performance date. If the new date does not work for you, you can contact the Phillips Center Box Office by […]

BalletX

[ Tuesday, March 15, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
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.

With an insatiable sense of […]

Paula Poundstone – CANCELLED

[ Friday, March 18, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Unfortunately, this performance has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact the Phillips Center Box Office at 352.392.2787 if you have questions about tickets.

Known for her smart, laugh-out-loud observational humor and spontaneous wit, Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s preeminent comedians, packing venues across the country.

Fans of NPR’s No. 1 show, the […]

Chris Botti

[ Tuesday, March 22, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
There’s nothing like a Chris Botti concert! A dazzling trumpeter equally at home in pop, jazz, and rock; a brilliant bandleader who lets his players shine; and a born showman radiating irresistible delight at being onstage, Botti is the complete package—and an absolute treat to experience live.

See him light up an audience and recognize why […]

Cirque Éloize – CANCELLED

[ Tuesday, April 5, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Unfortunately, this performance has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact the Phillips Center Box Office at 352.392.2787 if you have questions about tickets.

Cirque Éloize combines high-flying acrobatic feats with music, dance, comedy, and theatre in performances brimming with magic. They blew us away with Saloon in 2018, and they’re back with […]

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

[ Friday, April 8, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
You wanted them back; we listened! The founding principles for this musical ensemble were simple: have fun and don’t lose money. Incredibly, this group, comprised entirely of ukuleles, has triumphed, enjoying a successful career spanning more than 30 years!

These “ukes” delight, inspire, and surprise audiences with their dizzyingly diverse repertoire and whimsical sense of humor. […]

Bush | Marshall | Meyer | Meyer

[ Wednesday, January 19, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
This much talent sharing the same stage is usually something you can only catch on the bluegrass festival circuit, but we’re bringing it straight to the Phillips Center!

Sam Bush (mandolin/violin) is a father of the American “Newgrass” music scene, UFPA favorite Edgar Meyer (bass) has earned endless praise and awards for his work in the […]

Tango Fire

[ Thursday, January 27, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Close your eyes, and you’ll swear you’ve traveled to a late-night dance floor in the heart of Buenos Aires. This international dance sensation is back: bigger, bolder, and more intoxicating than ever!

A huge hit from our 17|18 season, the group returns with a brand new show! Tango Fire is a true global phenomenon and the […]

Branford Marsalis Quartet

[ Wednesday, February 16, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most influential and revered figures in music. The NEA Jazz Master, Grammy Award® winner, and Tony Award® nominee is equally at home performing concertos with symphony orchestras as he is sitting in with the Grateful Dead, but the core of his musical universe remains the Branford Marsalis Quartet.

With […]

Pilobolus

[ Tuesday, March 1, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
For this 50th anniversary celebration, Pilobolus questions its own “givens,” turns its traditions sideways, and brings its past into the future. As fresh and vibrant as ever, Pilobolus –that feisty arts organism– puts the “Oh!” in ​BIG FIVE OH!​, and continues to morph its way thrillingly into audiences’ hearts and minds.

The celebration includes signature works […]

Ether

[ Friday, May 6, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Orchestra POPS!Our signature Season Finale celebration with surprises, special guests, musical favorites, and bringing back our annual Walk Through the Orchestra.

Water

[ Friday, February 18, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Ravel! Daphnis and ChloeDive into the passion and beauty of Ravel’s lush and romantic suite. Closer to home, revel in Delius’s sparkling “Florida Suite” accompanied with video of Florida Springs, created by award winning artists Lesley Gamble and John Moran. Also, Hummel’s delicious Mandolin Concerto with soloist Raphael Ramirez. 

Air

[ Friday, November 12, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Dvorak! “New World” SymphonyA soaring evening with Dvorak’s classic favorite full of great melodies along with new voices, including Dr. Chad “Sir Wick” Hughes’ premiere of “Visions of a Renaissance”, and audience favorite Tan Dun’s “Secret of Wind and Birds” for cell phones and orchestra. 

Earth

[ Friday, October 22, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Beethoven! Pastorale SymphonyKicking off the season with an epic, timeless and beloved work of absolute joy and beauty celebrating nature and the Earth around us. Also, Aaron Copland’s exciting Clarinet Concerto with soloist Dale Fedele. 

Carmina Burana

[ Friday, March 25, 2022; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Saturday, March 26, 2022; 7:30 pm; ]
With a rousing clash of cymbals, defrocked monks burst onstage to set the tone for this extraordinary ballet choreographed by Tom Pazik. Somber, joyous, miraculous, it creates an odyssey from Adam and Eve to the Apocalypse. Dance Alive National Ballet joined by the University of Florida

Symphony Orchestra, UF Concert Choir, Gainesville Civic Chorus and guest […]

Don Juan in Loveland

[ Saturday, February 12, 2022; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Handsome, suave, and every woman’s dream Lover! That’s the mythical Don Juan that we know. But behind this casual and entertaining idea lies a philosophical question of grace, free will and predestination. Past and present collide when fate steps in. A stunning ballet with a true Valentine’s Day happy ending created by Artistic Director Kim […]

Class with Clara

[ Saturday, December 18, 2021; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Sunday, December 19, 2021; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
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 well, so they will have the most […]

The Nutcracker

[ Saturday, December 18, 2021; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Sunday, December 19, 2021; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 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 […]

Phantom

[ Saturday, October 30, 2021; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Based on the darkly brilliant novel by Gaston Leroux, PHANTOM is a creation by award-winning choreographer Kim Tuttle. Vivid and dramatic, we are drawn into the torn life of the Phantom, his beautiful protégé Christine, and Raoul, her desperate lover. Classical and contemporary, from high tech light effects to scintillating opera, with a uniquely bold […]

The Kingdom Choir – CANCELLED

[ Monday, December 6, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Unfortunately, this performance has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact the Phillips Center Box Office at 352.392.2787 if you have questions about tickets.

The Kingdom Choir™ was catapulted to worldwide fame after its show-stopping performance of Stand By Me at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The Kingdom Choir’s holiday program […]

Jane Lynch

[ Monday, November 29, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Ring in the holidays with Jane Lynch (Glee), Kate Flannery (The Office), and Tim Davis (Glee)! This heartfelt, hilarious performance of A Swingin’ Little Christmas! will feature lively, finger-snapping takes on classic holiday tunes as well as nostalgia-steeped originals.

This blast of a show has the sentimental warmth to put you in the seasonal spirit mixed […]

Strings For Peace

[ Tuesday, November 16, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Exploring deep connections between two musical traditions, Strings for Peace brings together Indian classical sarod artists Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Bangash, and Ayaan Ali Bangash with American classical guitarist Sharon Isbin.

These internationally renowned musicians transcend barriers of language, geography, and culture through sharing the gifts of their unique artistic traditions.

Please note: As of now […]

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

[ Thursday, October 7, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Considered one of the finest achievements in the history of Western music, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 could be described as something of a sonic miracle. One needs to see and hear this performed live to even begin to understand its power.

We are ecstatic to bring Beethoven’s 9th, along with two other dynamite pieces, to our […]

Annual Recital

[ Saturday, June 19, 2021; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

38th Annual Production

[ Wednesday, June 9, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Thursday, June 10, 2021; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Friday, June 11, 2021; 7:30 pm; Saturday, June 12, 2021; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

2021 Recital

[ Friday, June 4, 2021; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Please note: Customers can only purchase a maximum of 4 tickets until May 19 at 12:00pm.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

[ Sunday, June 6, 2021; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Monday, June 7, 2021; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Sounds of the Season

[ Sunday, December 5, 2021; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
300 UF School of Music performers present the 73rd Sounds of the Season. The concert is a collage of seasonal celebratory and contemplative music for chorus and orchestra, representing the multifaceted creative contributions of many cultures. 

How To Get Tickets:

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