Arts and Performances on Campus
A cultural center for southwestern Pennsylvania, California University hosts art exhibitions, concerts, dance performances, films, readings and lectures throughout the year.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs at the Mainstage Theatre in Steele Hall. The Manderino Library hosts Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit Service (SITES) exhibitions. The University offers self-guided tours of its art and arboretum. The Noss Lecture Series brings national and international speakers to campus. And these are just a few of the cultural activities on campus.
Students here directly benefit from the University's world-class affiliations and partnerships with museums, performing arts centers and public institutions. Plus, students can have a hand in deciding some of the art and performances on campus.
The Student Activities Board welcomes new members to help program entertainment and events and arrange trips to cultural sites off campus. The board, funded by the Student Association Inc., a nonprofit corporation owned and operated by students, offers something for everyone throughout the academic year.
Cal U's Own Theatre and Dance
The Department of Theatre and Dance produces some of the most exciting plays, musicals and dance performances on campus. Productions are open to all students, regardless of major. Each fall, the department produces the First Year Student Show, which is open to first-year Cal U students only. This production serves as a showcase for all incoming students interested in experiencing University theater.
Be a part of the action! Contact the Department of Theatre and Dance for more information.
4/17/2014, 6:00 PM 4/24/2014, - 12:00 PM
Submissions are being accepted through April 10 for Animalia: From the Mythic to the Microscopic, a multi-disciplinary exhibition exploring the animal kingdom from a variety of cultural and historical perspectives. Cal U students, faculty, staff and alumni may submit works of art in all media, including... More
4/28/2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Cal U Orchestra performs in Gallagher Hall, Room 107 on Monday, April 28 at 8 p.m.
Admission is free.
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