THE 2015-2016
PERFORMANCE SEASON


Coming Soon at The University of Akron


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SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL

Guzzetta Hall - Sandefur Theatre

May 6 - 7, 2016   |   7:30 PM

FREE Admission - No Reservation Required


Special Community Events & Lectures


University of Akron Dance Lecture - Tome

"Black-and-White Pas De Deux" lecture to partner dance history and the humanities

FREE - Lecture open to the greater Akron community 
Daum Theatre - Thursday, March 10 @ 7:00 pm

The Miller Lecture “Black-and-White Pas de Deux: Performances of Racial Democracy and Spectacles of Interracial Eros in the National Ballet of Cuba” will be presented by speaker Dr. Lester Tomé, assistant professor. Dr. Toméé is a Dance Historian at Smith College.  

This lecture event is sponsored by the UA History Department, Miller Humanities Center, and the UA Dance Program

Refreshments will follow the lecture. More Info & Map


Past Performances This Season


Ballets Jazz Montreal at The University of Akron

LES BALLETS JAZZ DE MONTREAL
Internationally Acclaimed Company in Residence at UA

Performance at EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall

October 4, 2015   |   7:30 PM

About the Residency 

Learn more about the performance and masterclasses for UA students.  

Event Page

University of Akron Dance Choreographers' Workshop

CHOREOGRAPHERS' WORKSHOP
UA Dance Program Student Production

Daum Theatre - Kolbe Hall

October 29 - October 31, 2015   |   7:30 PM
$7 general admission - $5 general admission with donation of 2 canned goods at the door

Event Page

University of Akron Theatre Arts - The Comedy of Errors
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS by William Shakespeare
UA Theatre Arts Main Stage Production

Sandefur Theatre - Guzzetta Hall

November 5 - 7, 2015  |  7:30 PM
Sunday, November 8, 2015   |   2:00 PM
November 12 - 14, 2015  |  7:30 PM
$12 general admission - $10 senior/alumni/faculty/staff - $6 students

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UADC 2015 FALL DANCE CONCERT
University of Akron Dance Company

Daum Theatre - Kolbe Hall

November 19 - 21, 2015   |   7:30 PM
Sunday, November 22, 2015   |   2:00 PM
$12 general admission - $10 senior/alumni/faculty/staff - $6 students 

Event Page

University of Akron Directors' Workshop

DIRECTOR'S WORKSHOP - Student Directed Scenes
UA Theatre Arts Program Production 

Varian Studio - Guzzetta Hall

December 7, 2015   |   7:30 PM   
FREE event - tickets at the door
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HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen
UA Theatre Arts Main Stage Production

Daum Theatre - Kolbe Hall

February 25 - 27 and March 3 - 5, 2016   |   7:30 PM
February 28 & March 5, 2016   |   2:00 PM

Alumni Night! Friday, February 26, 2016

Event Page

UADC 2016 SPRING DANCE CONCERT
University of Akron Dance Company 

EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall  

Performance Dates

Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29 | 7:30 PM

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Alumni Night 

Dance alumni, reserve your two free tickets to performance and post-show reception for Friday, April 29

FREE Live Webcast

Watch the LIVE STREAM on Thursday, April 28University of Akron Live Webcast DTAA