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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. 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 get a unique opportunity to work directly with the artists throughout the booking process and on the day of 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, and Union members and guests.

Check out the artists we have coming this season on our Season Highlights playlist!

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Get In Touch

Marilyn Feldner, director
performingarts@union.wisc.edu

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Committee Meetings

Mondays at 6pm in Memorial Union (check TITU) beginning September 25, 2017

 

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Upcoming Events

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September 28th | 8:30pm

Black Music Ensemble

Wisconsin Union Theater
UW student group performing the music of black artists.

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October 5th | 8:00pm

Arlo Guthrie, The Re:Generation Tour

Wisconsin Union Theater
Political folk singer-songwriter inspiring audiences for 50 years

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October 6th | 7:30pm

inDIGenous Jazz Series: Johannes Wallmann - Love Wins

Wisconsin Union Theater
Jazz series showcasing music composed and performed by Madison’s finest jazz musicians.

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October 6th | 8:00pm

Songhoy Blues

Union South
Fusing contemporary rock and hip hop with West African tradition.

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October 7th | 8:00pm

Tanya Tagaq: "Retribution"

Wisconsin Union Theater
Inuit throat singing

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October 12th | 8:00pm

Anaïs Mitchell

Wisconsin Union Theater
Folk vocalist

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October 20th | 7:30pm

inDIGenous Jazz Series: Dave Stoler Quartet

Wisconsin Union Theater
Jazz series showcasing music composed and performed by Madison’s finest jazz musicians.

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October 22nd | 8:00pm

Inti-Illimani - 50th Anniversary Tour!

Wisconsin Union Theater
Politically-charged Chilean folk fusion

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November 3rd | 7:30pm

inDIGenous Jazz Series: Nestle and Lovely Socialite

Wisconsin Union Theater
Jazz series showcasing music composed and performed by Madison’s finest jazz musicians.

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November 4th | 7:30pm

Richard Goode, piano

Wisconsin Union Theater
Insightful interpretations of master composers.

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November 6th | 7:30pm

Travel Adventure Film - Chasing Rainbows

Wisconsin Union Theater
A world tour and historic look at travel films

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November 8th | 8:00pm

Bassem Youssef

Wisconsin Union Theater
Exiled Egyptian comedian and satirist

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November 17th | 7:30pm

inDIGenous Jazz Series: Paul Dietrich Big Band

Wisconsin Union Theater
Jazz series showcasing music composed and performed by Madison’s finest jazz musicians.

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November 30th | 8:30pm

Black Music Ensemble

Wisconsin Union Theater
UW student group performing the music of black artists.

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December 2nd | 8:00pm

Brad Mehldau Trio

Wisconsin Union Theater
Improvisational jazz musician and composer