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Performing Arts Center News

The Performing Arts Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has long been the home of arts and cultural programming in Southern Nevada. Located on the northeast corner of the university campus, the center is bustling with activity nearly every day of the year.

Current Performing Arts Center News

two ballet dancers
Arts and Culture | January 21, 2020

Start 2020 with Prokofiev's music, the Russian National Ballet, and the heartwarming story of Cinderella and the Prince, complete with her ugly step-family!

headshot image of Anita Hill
Arts and Culture | January 7, 2020

Attorney, Educator, and Advocate for Women’s Rights to visit UNLV Jan. 28; tickets are free.

Group of 11 people posing in formalwear
Arts and Culture | December 9, 2019

Celebrate the season with 11-member a cappella group Voctave performing a program of holiday favorites.

woman blowing confetti
Arts and Culture | December 3, 2019

Master of imaginative enchantment C.S. Lewis has created a unique world filled with surprise and adventure.

wind orchestra with ROTC flag presentation
Arts and Culture | November 18, 2019

The concert is a special celebration of military heroes and first responders.

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Arts and Culture | November 8, 2019

The performances feature a collaboration with the UNLV Graduate String Quartet.

Performing Arts Center In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
October 28, 2019

Acclaimed filmmaker Ryan Coogler will be the featured speaker at next month's installment of UNLV's lecture series.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 5, 2019

School is back in session.

And for students at UNLV, that means so are the arts.

Las Vegas Weekly
April 8, 2019

She’s one of the most famous photographers of all time, and on April 3, Annie Leibovitz spoke to a packed theater inside Artemus Ham Hall at UNLV. The talk was the final installment of the current season of the Barrick Lecture Series, which kicked off with Oscar-winning film director Guillermo del Toro last October.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 23, 2015

The members of the string quartet launching UNLV's annual Charles Vanda Master Series on Saturday plan to catch Britney Spears' "Piece of Me" at Planet Hollywood during their Vegas visit.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 28, 2015

From classical musicians to circus acrobats, performers from around the world will take the stage(s) during UNLV's 2015-16 Performing Arts Center season.

November 6, 2014

Recent Performing Arts Center Accomplishments

November 12, 2019
Jennifer Bellor (Music) releases her new album, Reflections at Dusk, on Nov. 15. This album of six chamber works emphasizes shining sonorities — think vibraphones, harp, and wind chimes. Words like cerulean, amethyst, and indigo infuse the works’ titles. Most of the pieces are performed by Las Vegas-based musicians, both...
October 29, 2019
Michael Jarett (Dance) received the Richmond Theater Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Design - Musical for his design of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, produced by TheatreLAB in Richmond, Virginia, earlier this year. This was the second time Jarett has received the award, although he has been nominated...