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2012-2013 Productions

IUP Dance Theater is produced by the Department of Theater and Dance and presents at least two major concert programs annually.

The Ovations! series and Lively Arts also present additional dance events.

View the Events Calendar for Lively Arts.

2015–16 Season

The 2015–16 season lineups were announced on Thursday, May 21, 2015, which can be seen by checking our home page. In the coming weeks we will continue to provide additional information on all the events, update our calendar, and provide season subscription information. In the meantime, if you are not already on our list to receive e-mail updates and our season brochure, we invite you to sign up at this time.

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The Lively Arts is the umbrella for all performing and visual arts events presented by the College of Fine Arts.

Find an event to attend on our calendar; browse by event type, including art, dance, music, and theater; or search by series, including IUP’s premier performing arts series, Ovations!

Hay Fever

September 27–29 at 8:00 p.m. and September 30 at 2:00 p.m. October 3–6 at 8:00 p.m.; Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

Set in an English country house in the 1920s, this ever-popular play is a tongue-in-cheek commentary on the changing social dynamics of modern living.

Hay Fever  


Whirlwind to Oz

October 19–20 at 7:00 p.m. and October 21 at 2:00 p.m.; Zink Hall Dance Studio

IUP’s Dance Theater presents their unique account of what really happened on Dorothy’s journey to Oz.

A Whirlwind to Oz  


In Quietness

November 1–3 and 7–10 at 8:00 p.m., November 4 at 2:00 p.m.; Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center.

This new play explores the difficulties of fitting oneself into a box of social expectations. It contains language and situations to which some audience members may object.

In Quietness  


You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

March 6–9 at 8:00 p.m. and March 10 at 2:00 p.m.; Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center.

A musical comedy based on the comic strip “Peanuts.” We invite you to enjoy a day with Charlie Brown and gang.

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown  


An Evening of Dance and Percussion

April 6 at 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

IUP’s Dance Theater and Percussion Ensemble join forces for a rousing evening of music and movement.

An Evening of Dance and Percussion  



April 25–27 and May 1–4 8:00 p.m., April 28 at 2:00 p.m.; Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center.

This class play is a comic account of one woman’s extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War and the battle of the sexes.



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