The 2018–19 Season

  • Spanning eras, countries, and cultures, the 2018–19 season offers a diverse selection of dance, music, theater, and art. There is sure to be something for everyone.

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  • Ovations! is IUP’s premier performing arts series filled with a season of touring artists from across the globe.

    Music Theater is produced by the Department of Music and presents two major productions each year, including an opera and a musical coproduction with Theater-by-the-Grove.

    Sound Choices presents “the best of the best” as it highlights IUP’s Music Department faculty, students, alumni, and honored guests in a specially selected and exceptional lineup of concerts, recitals, and collaborations.

    Theater-by-the-Grove, produced by the Department of Theater and Dance, presents several productions each year, including the coproduction with Music Theater of a major musical.

    IUP Dance Theater is produced by the Department of Theater and Dance and presents two major concert programs annually, often collaborating with the Department of Music.

  • Other Upcoming Events

    Birth of the Cool: A Tribute to Miles Davis

    Birth of the Cool: A Tribute to Miles Davis

    Saturday, September 2, Sound Choices

    Photo of a Mountain for 60s, 70s, 80s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    60’s 70’s 80’s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    September 10–November 6, University Museum

    Actually by Anna Ziegler


    September 27–October 5, Theater-by-the-Grove