Center For the Arts 

Performing Arts Series

The 4th annual Performing Arts Series at the Center for the Arts features a wide array of world-class musicians, cutting-edge choreography, and groundbreaking theater performances and discussions.

Introducting WesFlex - a new and improved flexible Center for the Arts subscription for the 2014-2015 season! Purchase any Performing Arts Series event below (or a ticketed event on the Outside the Box Theater Series), for only $18 each - a 25% savings off the general public ticket prices (and a 15% savings off the senior citizen, Wesleyan faculty/staff/alumni, and non-Wesleyan student rates).

There is only a three-show minimum per WesFlex subscriber. WesFlex subscriptions start at $54 per subscriber. You don't have to commit to the specific performances now—simply book when you're ready! Call or visit the Wesleyan University Box Office when you want to reserve the seats you wish for the shows you want—but lock in your discounted rate today! You must book your WesFlex seats by 4pm on the day of the performance you wish to attend. Offer ends Saturday, October 11, 2014.

To view past Performing Arts Series events, please click here.

Upcoming Events

Calefax Reed Quintet
Calefax Reed Quintet
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall
Amsterdam’s Calefax Reed Quintet breathes new life into classical chamber music arranged for oboe, clarinet, sax, bass clarinet, and bassoon.
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Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Friday, February 6, 2015 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater
Montreal’s Compagnie Marie Chouinard returns to Wesleyan with two new dance works, described as “a hurricane of unbridled imaginativeness” (The New York Times)
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Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater
Montreal’s Compagnie Marie Chouinard returns to Wesleyan with two new dance works, described as “a hurricane of unbridled imaginativeness” (The New York Times)
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Tari Aceh! Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra
Tari Aceh! Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra
Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall
Connecticut premiere by nine female traditional Acehnese dancers featuring songs and body percussion from the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
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The Nile Project
The Nile Project
Friday, April 10, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall
The dozen musicians in The Nile Project perform “joyous and even raucous” (NPR Music) songs from traditions of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Uganda in this Connecticut premiere.
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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut