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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

Jackson Neal, Director
performingarts@union.wisc.edu

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Committee Meetings

Weekly Meetings: Mondays, 6:00pm
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Upcoming Events

Sep
29
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
The Manhattan Chambers Players' impressive roster allows for exceptionally varied repertoire with piano duos, clarinet quintets and even string octets.
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Oct
8
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Over 50 artists make up this lively gospel choir that has won countless awards for their adored performances.
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Oct
16
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Joel Ross showcases the dynamism of the vibraphone on his three critically acclaimed albums.
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Nov
3

Cory Henry

Music
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
GRAMMY-winning Cory Henry is a talented singer-songwriter, pianist, and organist, who has worked with artists ranging from Bruce Springsteen to Kanye West.
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Nov
5
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Sō Percussion partners with award-winning musician Caroline Shaw to showcase songs from their recent album, Let The Soil Play Its Simple Part (Nonesuch).
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Nov
17
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
This lively quartet masters the art of showcasing culture through reimagined American root music.
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Jan
27
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Since age 11, prodigy Geneva Lewis has captivated audiences with her mastery of the violin.
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Feb
1
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Join this rebellious dance company in celebrating 50 years with a collection of their most radical artistry.
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Feb
5

Imani Winds

Music
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Ticketed Event
Two-time GRAMMY-nominated Imani Winds has revolutionized the wind quintet in the past two decades of performing.
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Feb
7
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
See composer and jazz singer, Cécile McLorin Salvant perform works from her GRAMMY-Award winning albums.
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Feb
16

Samara Joy

Music
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Known for a voice as smooth as velvet, Samara Joy is a quickly rising talent in the jazz world.
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Mar
25
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Jazz saxophonist and composer Immanuel Wilkins uses his music to explore critical thought, spirituality, and the Black experience.
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Apr
4
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Ticketed Event
Principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, Anthony McGill, will guest solo with the UW-Symphony orchestra.
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Apr
18
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
The award-winning Danish String Quartet's immense pleasure from music-making is palpable in every note they perform.
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