Center For the Arts 

Performing Arts Series

The 7th 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.

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

Upcoming Events

Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava
Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava
Friday, February 23, 2018 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater
Manual Cinema combines handmade shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, and innovative sound and music in the Connecticut premiere of Ada/Ava (2013).
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Kronos Quartet
Kronos Quartet
Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The GRAMMY Award-winning Kronos Quartet returns to Wesleyan to perform a wide-ranging program of music from around the world, featuring adventurous string quartets either written for or arranged for the legendary group.
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Celebrating 100 Years of Thelonious Monk featuring the T.S. Monk Sextet
Celebrating 100 Years of Thelonious Monk featuring the T.S. Monk Sextet
Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Bandleader T.S. Monk has "charted his own course as a composer, arranger and melodic drummer" (NPR), and concludes the 17th annual Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra Weekend with a performance by his Sextet. 
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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut