Header Image
Home < Get Involved < WUD Committees < Performing Arts

Performing Arts

  • WUD Performing Arts Committee Slider Image
  • WUD Performing Arts Committee Slider Image
  • WUD Performing Arts Committee Slider Image

The Wisconsin Union Directorate Performing Arts Committee plans and promotes events for the historic Wisconsin Union Theater stage, ranging from modern dance and classical concerts, to travel adventure films and Broadway musicals. The Performing Arts Committee programs a variety of events to provide a diverse and cultural experience for students, faculty, alumni, and the Madison area community.

Through the Concert Series, Jazz Series, World Stage Series, and special events, our committee selects a season that offers artistic integrity, diversity, and campus outreach and involvement between the performers and students.

WUD logo 0002 WUD PerfArts Logo 4c

Contact Us



Committee Meetings

Wednesdays, 7pm (check TITU)

Upcoming Events


February 18th | 8:00pm

Madison Musical Idol

Memorial Union
The search is on to find Madison's next musical theater idol.


February 19th | 8:00pm

Julian Sands in a Celebration of Harold Pinter

Memorial Union
A Celebration of Harold Pinter gets to the soul of the man - poet, playwright, husband, political activist, Nobel winner, mortal. British actor Julian Sands is frequently seen world-wide in films, on stage, and on television.


February 20th | 8:00pm

Noura Mint Seymali

Memorial Union
Noura Mint Seymali is a nationally beloved star in Mauritania and one of its most adventurous young artists.


February 22nd | 7:30pm

Highlands of Scotland with Tom Sterling

Union South
Castles, Loch Ness, bagpipers, Iron Age Brochs, Edinburgh, Inverness, a sheep dog contest, and wildlife seldom seen by the casual tourist…watch all of these and more when Tom Sterling takes you on a grand tour of the Scottish highlands.


February 27th | 8:00pm

Red Priest

Memorial Union
This extraordinary acoustic foursome has given several hundred sold-out concerts in many of the world's most prestigious halls and festivals and the only early music group in the world to have been compared in the press to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and the Cirque du Soleil.


March 4th | 8:00pm

Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra

Memorial Union
The Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra, boasting a loud, proud and brassy Romani sound, has a rich and storied musical history.


March 11th | 7:30pm

Marcia Legere Student Play Festival

Memorial Union
This event, one for playwrights, directors, actors and spectators, celebrates student talent.


March 11th | 8:00pm

Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Memorial Union
A blend of traditional ballet choreography with pioneering contemporary dance.


March 13th | 4:00pm


Memorial Union
Dervish is named for the whirling, spinning, lively traditional Irish music that expresses the band's heritage.


March 14th | 7:30pm

Egypt's Secret Side with Karin Muller

Union South
Egypt's Secret Side takes you on a dramatic, fast-paced and unforgettable journey through a side of Egypt that few Westerners ever see.