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Want to get involved with the stage?

We are looking for an Associate Director for our committee.  Check out the details of the position and then use this application to apply today!

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. The Performing Arts Committee members also have the unique opportunity to work directly with artists throughout the booking process and on the day of the show.

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.

All free events sponsored by WUD Performing Arts Committee are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Union members, and guests.

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Get In Touch

Henry Ptacek, Director
performingarts@union.wisc.edu

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Committee Meetings

Weekly Meetings: Mondays, 6:00pm
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Upcoming Events

Dec
3
7:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Masterful jazz piano trio revolutionizing contemporary jazz. Vijay Iyer’s sound is a shape-shifting presence in modern music.
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Dec
11

Gil Shaham

Theater
7:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Enjoy the power, vitality, and rhapsody of violinist Gil Shaham on his Stradivarius instrument.
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Jan
27
7:30 pm
Ticketed Event
Witness the power of uniting physical and musical expression through percussion and movement.
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Feb
10
7:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
The lavish sounds of four stellar artists seamlessly entwined, create something close to perfection.
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Mar
5
7:30 pm
Ticketed Event
Trumpeter Pacho Flores brings an innovative, fresh sound to a traditional style.
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Mar
31
7:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
A joyous salute to the ukulele! Enjoy musical classics reimagined and performed by an all-strumming and singing ukulele orchestra.
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Apr
30

Renée Fleming

Theater
7 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Opera legend Renée Fleming beguiles audiences with her sumptuous voice and compelling stage presence.
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