Events Hosted by Performing Arts

  1. Are you a prospective AU student? Join the AU Dance Program for an all-day dance experience. You’ll have a chance to talk with current AU Dance students, take a level placement class, and meet with AU Dance faculty for advising. Register at: http://bit.ly/2DEXatT

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  2. Stephen Sondheim's musical Assassins brilliantly exposes our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it. Assassins bends time and space, taking the audience on a nightmarish roller coaster ride where assassins and would-be assassins from different historical periods meet, interact, and inspire each other to commit harrowing acts against US presidents in the …more

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  3. Stephen Sondheim's musical Assassins brilliantly exposes our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it. Assassins bends time and space, taking the audience on a nightmarish roller coaster ride where assassins and would-be assassins from different historical periods meet, interact, and inspire each other to commit harrowing acts against US presidents in the …more

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Coming Soon

  1. Movement Speaks is a discussion series featuring professional dance artists discussing their work as choreographers, researchers, scholars, and performers. As the culmination of weeklong residencies with AU’s Dance Program, guest artist Charles O. Anderson discusses the choreographic process and gives a sneak peek of new works with the AU Dance Company. Free and open to the public.

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  2. Dance Program guest artist Charles O. Anderson guides students through afro-contemporary fusion. Free and open to AU students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Register in-person on the day of the class beginning at 11:30 a.m. Slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  3. Daniel Abraham and Matthew Brown, conductors
     AU Chamber Singers and AU Chamber Orchestra collaborate to present an exciting program of modern music from the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries. The program includes Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings (1936), Peteris Vasks’ Dona nobis pacem (1996), Tarik O'Regan’s Triptych (2005), and Arvo Pärt’s Salve Regina (2011). Tickets: $5–10

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  4. Daniel Abraham and Matthew Brown, conductors
    AU Chamber Singers and AU Chamber Orchestra collaborate to present an exciting program of modern music from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The program includes Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings (1936), Peteris Vasks’ Dona nobis pacem (1996), Tarik O'Regan’s Triptych (2005), and Arvo Pärt’s Salve Regina (2011). Tickets: $5–10

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  5. Written by William ShakespeareDirected by Caleen Jennings
    Shakespeare’s Othello is as mystifying and controversial in 2018 as it was in 1603. With language as poetic as it is accessible, and the addition of stage combat and a solo saxophone, this production allows the famous Moor of Venice to be viewed through a contemporary lens, capturing today’s social mores and beliefs. Participate in two …more

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  6. Directed by Matthew Brown
    To celebrate spring, the AU Symphony Orchestra presents works inspired by humans’ relationship with nature. The program takes its title from Antonín Dvorák’s symphonic poem, In Nature’s Realm, which will be paired with Beethoven’s quirky Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale), which was inspired by the composer’s retreats to the countryside in search of solace. The program will be …more

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  7. Written by William ShakespeareDirected by Caleen Jennings
    Shakespeare’s Othello is as mystifying and controversial in 2018 as it was in 1603. With language as poetic as it is accessible, and the addition of stage combat and a solo saxophone, this production allows the famous Moor of Venice to be viewed through a contemporary lens, capturing today’s social mores and beliefs. Participate in two …more

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  8. Written by William ShakespeareDirected by Caleen Jennings
    Shakespeare’s Othello is as mystifying and controversial in 2018 as it was in 1603. With language as poetic as it is accessible, and the addition of stage combat and a solo saxophone, this production allows the famous Moor of Venice to be viewed through a contemporary lens, capturing today’s social mores and beliefs. Participate in two …more

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  9. Written by William ShakespeareDirected by Caleen Jennings
    Shakespeare’s Othello is as mystifying and controversial in 2018 as it was in 1603. With language as poetic as it is accessible, and the addition of stage combat and a solo saxophone, this production allows the famous Moor of Venice to be viewed through a contemporary lens, capturing today’s social mores and beliefs. Participate in two …more

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  10. Directed by Matthew Brown
    To celebrate spring, the AU Symphony Orchestra presents works inspired by nature. The program takes its title from Antonín Dvorák’s symphonic poem, In Nature’s Realm, which will be paired with Beethoven’s quirky Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale), which was inspired by the composer’s retreats to the countryside in search of solace. The program will be rounded out with the …more

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