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Penn State College of Arts and Architecture
Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State

Past Events

An historic photo of Johnny Cash playing the guitar and singing is centered within a silhouette of the artist.

Johnny Cash — The Official Concert Experience


7:30 pm Tuesday, February 20, 2024


Eisenhower Auditorium

Adult $63, $48
University Park Student $15
18 and Younger $46, $31

A Black man wears athletic-inspired gear while he lunges down and spreads his arms out on each side.

Ephrat Asherie Dance
In collaboration with New York City club legends
UNDERSCORED


7:30 pm Wednesday, February 7, 2024


Eisenhower Auditorium

Adult $35
University Park Student $5
18 and Younger $21

A Black male dancer strikes a pose wearing boots and spandex shorts. His arms point to the title of the film Check Your Body at the Door.

Film Screening of Check Your Body at the Door


7:00 pm Monday, February 5, 2024


132 Flex Theater, HUB-Robeson Center


FREE, registration required

Three dancers strike a pose while wearing dance club attire.

Welcome Event Dance Party


6:00 pm Sunday, February 4, 2024


Room 201, State College Municipal Building


FREE, registration required
Limited to the first 100 registrants

Choir singers perform wearing traditional gospel choir robes.

A Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
featuring Howard Gospel Choir of Howard University
Essence of Joy and Essence 2, Ltd.
and State College Area High School Master Singers

and including the Penn State dance ensembles
BLK Elites Dance Company
and Dark Storm Step Team


4:00 pm Saturday, January 20, 2024


Eisenhower Auditorium

Adult $20
University Park Student $5
18 and Younger $10

A Black man wears eyeglasses and a stylish suit as he plays a trumpet.

School of Music Feature
Mosaic


4:00 pm Sunday, December 3, 2023


Eisenhower Auditorium

Adult $33
Student $10

Stomp is rendered in a text illustration showing the percussive dancers within the shapes of the letters.

STOMP
Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas


7:30 pm Wednesday, November 15, 2023


Eisenhower Auditorium

Adult $69, $54
University Park Student $35, $30
18 and Younger $52, $37

Two men smash together trash can lids to make percussive music.

Body Percussion Dance Workshop


4:00 pm Sunday, November 12, 2023


Room 302, HUB-Robeson Center


FREE, registration required

A man with curly hair holds index cards in both hands as he looks straight at the camera.

A Thousand Ways: An Assembly
by 600 Highwaymen
Written and created by Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone, with Andrew Kircher


1:30 pm Friday, November 10, 2023


Eisenhower Auditorium

Adult $20
University Park Student $5
18 and Younger $20

A man with curly hair holds index cards in both hands as he looks straight at the camera.

A Thousand Ways: An Assembly
by 600 Highwaymen
Written and created by Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone, with Andrew Kircher


12:00 pm Friday, November 10, 2023


Eisenhower Auditorium

Adult $20
University Park Student $5
18 and Younger $20

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