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Center for the Performing Arts

Location:
Center for the Performing Arts 351 S. School Street
Normal, IL

The construction of the Center for Performing Arts cost $19.8 million and was completed and dedicated in the Fall of 2002. An 800-seat concert hall and a 450-seat theatre are the building’s main features.

Upcoming Events

October 2017

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Brass Quintet

Date:
Tuesday, October 17th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Andy Rummel (309)438-5817

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts

Date:
Wednesday, October 18th
Time:
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo travels to various locations around campus each week to provide wellness information, resources, condoms, and fun giveaways.

ISU Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Sunday, October 22nd
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Music and Architecture Gustav Holst (1874-1934), ed. Matthews – First Suite in E-flat (1909) Roy Magnuson (b. 1983) – The Golden Gray (2009) Percy Grainger (1882-1961), ed. Rogers – Colonial Song (1919) Percy Grainger (1882-1961), ed. Rogers – Shepherd’s Hey (1918) --Intermission-- Paul Hindemith (1895-1965), tr. Wilson – Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber  (1943) Special Guest Lecturer on the topic of Music and Architecture John Knuteson GREC Architects (Chicago, IL) As part of the Wind Symphony’s…

She Kills Monsters

Date:
Friday, October 27th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The story of a teenage girl journeying through Dungeons and Dragons to learn about her deceased sister.

She Kills Monsters

Date:
Saturday, October 28th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The story of a teenage girl journeying through Dungeons and Dragons to learn about her deceased sister.

She Kills Monsters

Date:
Sunday, October 29th
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The story of a teenage girl journeying through Dungeons and Dragons to learn about her deceased sister.

Performance Convocation Hour

Date:
Tuesday, October 31st
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student performances   For additional information contact School of Music (309)438-7631

She Kills Monsters

Date:
Tuesday, October 31st
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The story of a teenage girl journeying through Dungeons and Dragons to learn about her deceased sister.

November 2017

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts

Date:
Wednesday, November 1st
Time:
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo travels to various locations around campus each week to provide wellness information, resources, condoms, and fun giveaways.

She Kills Monsters

Date:
Wednesday, November 1st
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The story of a teenage girl journeying through Dungeons and Dragons to learn about her deceased sister.

She Kills Monsters

Date:
Thursday, November 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The story of a teenage girl journeying through Dungeons and Dragons to learn about her deceased sister.

She Kills Monsters

Date:
Friday, November 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The story of a teenage girl journeying through Dungeons and Dragons to learn about her deceased sister.

Jazz Ensemble I and II concert

Date:
Friday, November 3rd
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Tom Marko (309)438-2541

She Kills Monsters

Date:
Saturday, November 4th
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The story of a teenage girl journeying through Dungeons and Dragons to learn about her deceased sister.

She Kills Monsters

Date:
Saturday, November 4th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The story of a teenage girl journeying through Dungeons and Dragons to learn about her deceased sister.

Illinois State University Choirs and Orchestra concert

Date:
Sunday, November 5th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Illinois State University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir, and Civic Choir presents HAYDN’S “CREATION” Glenn Block, conducting ISU Concert Choir – Karyl Carlson, director ISU Civic Choir – John Michael Koch, director   Faculty soloists: Dominika Zamara, guest soprano (Italy) Justin Vickers, tenor John Michael Koch, baritone   http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information on this event contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

Guest Artist Recital: 9 Horses

Date:
Wednesday, November 8th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Adriana Ransom (309)438-8009

Madrigal Festival Concert

Date:
Friday, November 10th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information on event contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Geoffrey Duce, piano

Date:
Friday, November 10th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Duce (309)438-2409

Illinois State University Symphony Orchestra – Music for All concert

Date:
Saturday, November 11th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Orchestra concert for those with disabilities.     Pre-concert instrument petting zoo will be Center for Performing Arts concert hall lobby beginning at 10am.   For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309)438-2540

Men’s Glee and Women’ s Choir Concert

Date:
Sunday, November 12th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Tim Fredstrom (309)438-5174

Evening of Brass Concert

Date:
Sunday, November 12th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Andy Rummel (309)438-5817

Cancelled: ISU Chamber Singers and Concert Choir Concert

Date:
Sunday, November 12th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

Civic Choral Concert

Date:
Tuesday, November 14th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Professor John Koch (309)438-2472

Performance Convocation Hour

Date:
Tuesday, November 28th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student performance   For additional information contact School of Music (309)438-7631

Wind Symphony

Date:
Wednesday, November 29th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information on this event contact the band office (309)438-2166

Fall Dance Theatre

Date:
Thursday, November 30th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Fall Dance Theatre

Symphonic Winds, Symphonic Band, and University Band Concert

Date:
Thursday, November 30th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact the band office (309)438-2166

December 2017

Fall Dance Theatre

Date:
Friday, December 1st
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Fall Dance Theatre

School of Music Audition Day

Date:
Saturday, December 2nd
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact Janet Tulley (309)438-3566

Fall Dance Theatre

Date:
Saturday, December 2nd
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fall Dance Theatre

Music For The Holidays Concert

Date:
Saturday, December 2nd
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

Music For The Holidays Concert: 7pm

Date:
Saturday, December 2nd
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

Fall Dance Theatre

Date:
Saturday, December 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Fall Dance Theatre

Music For The Holidays Concert: 3pm

Date:
Sunday, December 3rd
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

String Project Winter Recital

Date:
Saturday, December 9th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Adriana Ransom (309)438-8009

March 2018

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Friday, March 2nd 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Saturday, March 3rd 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Sunday, March 4th 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Tuesday, March 6th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Wednesday, March 7th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Thursday, March 8th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Friday, March 9th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

April 2018

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Friday, April 13th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Saturday, April 14th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Sunday, April 15th 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Tuesday, April 17th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Wednesday, April 18th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Thursday, April 19th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Friday, April 20th 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Saturday, April 21st 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them