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.
9/6/2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
California University’s Department of Theatre and Dance, along with Mon Valley Dance Council, will audition performers for roles in Cal U’s holiday production of Miracle on 34th Street. Auditions will be held Sept. 6 in Steele Hall, on the California University campus in California, Pa. Based... More
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