Performing Arts Series

The 8th 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.

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Upcoming Events

ETHEL and Robert Mirabal: The River
Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7:30pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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Adventurous string quartet ETHEL joins forces with GRAMMY Award-winning Taos Pueblo flutist and Native American instrument maker Robert Mirabal to present The River.
Music and Dance of Yogyakarta
Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7:30pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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In conjunction with a visit from Hamengkubuwono X, the Sultan of Yogyakarta in Indonesia, Wesleyan University hosts a performance by the court dancers and musicians of Yogyakarta.
CONTRA-TIEMPO: joyUS justUS
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 7:30pm
CFA Theater

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The New England premiere of joyUS justUS, a participatory urban Latin dance theater experience by Los Angeles-based CONTRA-TIEMPO.
600 HIGHWAYMEN: The Fever
Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30pm
CFA Theater

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The Connecticut premiere of The Fever by Brooklyn-based theater artists 600 HIGHWAYMEN (the duo of Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone).
600 HIGHWAYMEN: The Fever
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:30pm
CFA Theater

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The Connecticut premiere of The Fever by Brooklyn-based theater artists 600 HIGHWAYMEN (the duo of Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone).
600 HIGHWAYMEN: The Fever
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:00pm
CFA Theater

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The Connecticut premiere of The Fever by Brooklyn-based theater artists 600 HIGHWAYMEN (the duo of Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone).
600 HIGHWAYMEN: The Fever
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7:30pm
CFA Theater

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The Connecticut premiere of The Fever by Brooklyn-based theater artists 600 HIGHWAYMEN (the duo of Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone).
Alsarah and The Nubatones
Friday, March 29, 2019 at 7:30pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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The Connecticut debut of Alsarah (Sarah Mohamed Abunama Elgadi '04) and The Nubatones will feature lavish, joyful East African retro-pop, full of Arabic-language reflections on identity and survival.