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Performances & Exhibitions

Performances and Exhibitions

Each year, the Department of Performing and Visual Arts presents outstanding visual arts exhibitions and theatrical, musical, and dance productions. These performances—open to the public—serve as co-curricular opportunities for students to gain practical experience, and provide the NSU community with a local resource for educational and entertaining presentations. To see photos and videos from past performances, click here.

Man of La Mancha
Black Box Theatre | Don Taft University Center
October 6, 7 | 7:30 p.m.
October 13, 14 | 7:30 p.m.

Dance Awareness Day
Miniaci Performing Arts Center, Performance Theatre, Black Box Theatre, Studio 233
October 25 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

DanceWorks
Performance Theatre | Don Taft University Center
November 3, 4 | 7:30 p.m.

A Dog's House
Black Box Theatre | Don Taft University Center
November 17, 18 | 7:30 p.m.
November 19 | 2 p.m.

Improv Jam: A Night of Comedy presented by Stage2 Productions
Black Box Theatre | Don Taft University Center
December 1 | 7:30 p.m.

Music Concert
Performance Theatre | Don Taft University Center
January 23 | 7:30 p.m.

House of Blue Leaves
Black Box Theatre | Don Taft University Center
February 23, 24 | 7:30 p.m.
February 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Broadway Bash
Performance Theatre | Don Taft University Center
April 6 | 7:30 p.m.

The Mayfly: A 24hr Theatre Project presented by Stage2 Productions
Black Box Theatre | Don Taft University Center
April 20 | 7:30 p.m.

Student Choreography Showcase
Performance Theatre | Don Taft University Center
April 27, 28 | 7:30 p.m.

Lecture with artist Linda Behar
Gallery 217 | Don Taft University Center
September 27 | 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Art Exhibition: Linda Behar & Augusto Soledade
Gallery 217 & PVA Lobby | Don Taft University Center
September 27-November 14
Opening Reception: September 27 | 5-7:00 p.m.

Workshop with artist Linda Behar
Printmaking Studio | Don Taft University Center
September 28 | 4-6:30 p.m.

Senior Showcase
PVA Lobby | Don Taft University Center
February 22-April 20
Opening Reception: February 22 | 5-7:00 p.m.

Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Gallery 217 | Don Taft University Center
March 22-April 20
Opening Reception: March 22 | 5-7:00 p.m.

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences supports the academic and experiential learning of undergraduate students studying the performing and visual arts. Productions and visual art exhibitions hosted by the college's Department of Performing and Visual Arts showcase the unique and diverse work of our students, faculty members, and guest artists. The university and local community are encouraged to attend, engage in, and support these events, which are held in the Performing and Visual Arts Wing of the Don Taft University Center on NSU's main campus.

Facilities

Students studying and/or participating in art, theatre, dance, musical theatre, music, and graphic design at the college gain access to:

  • Scene and costume shops
  • Dance studio
  • Orchestra, choral, and music practice rooms
  • Music keyboard and technology labs
  • Studios dedicated to painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, and graphic design

The college's theatrical and musical performances are held in the 230-seat Performance Theatre and the 100-seat Black Box Theatre. Visual art exhibitions by student, faculty, and emerging artists in solo, group, and juried exhibitions are held in Gallery 217.

Auditions

Auditions are generally held twice a year, at the start of the fall and winter semesters. Auditions are open to all students, faculty, and staff of NSU.

Box Office

Tickets can be pre-purchased online, or at the box office the day of the show. To pre-purchase tickets, visit the “Performing Arts Schedule” tab, and select the show you wish to see. You will be redirected to OvationTix to complete your purchase.

All performances are open to the public. For ticket information, call (954) 262-8179.

Tickets are not required for entrance to visual art exhibitions held in Gallery 217. Gallery hours vary.

Parking and Directions

  • Directions to Campus
  • Once you enter NSU's north entrance on Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., proceed to the parking garage on your right.
  • Exit the garage and walk south.
  • Continue past the Alvin Sherman Library on the left (east).
  • The Don Taft University Center will be straight ahead (south/southeast of garage).
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