2017-18 Department of Fine and Performing Arts Calendar

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September


‌‌Saturday, September 2, 2017  |  7:00 p.m.

24-Hour Theatre Project

UD students have 24-hours to produce a show from start to finish. They will cast parts, direct, build sets, design lighting, rehearse, and end the day with a performance.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Babka Theatre

No Ticket Required

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October


Sunday, October 15, 2017  |  2:00 p.m. 

Fall Wind and Jazz Ensemble Concert "Audible Images"

The jazz and wind ensembles present “Audible Images,” an exploration and unveiling of the connection between sound and memory.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

John and Alice Butler Hall 



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Sunday, October 22, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.

Concert Choir Dessert Musicale

Enjoy dessert as you listen to members of the UD Choir perform solos and duets from pop favorites and Broadway hits.  Donations will go to help offset student costs for the annual choir tour.

Blades Chapel


*NO TICKET REQUIRED

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November


Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.- Special Performance for UD Campus!

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

performed by the UD Department of Fine and Performing Arts

This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy by film and television star Steve Martin, places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transforms physics and the celebrated painter sets the art world afire. Martin plays it fast and loose with fact, fame and fortune as these two geniuses muse on the century's achievements and prospects as well as other fanciful topics with infectious dizziness. Directed by Greg Wolf.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Babka Theatre

Ticket (130x75 px)


Friday, November 3, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

performed by the UD Department of Fine and Performing Arts

This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy by film and television star Steve Martin, places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transforms physics and the celebrated painter sets the art world afire. Martin plays it fast and loose with fact, fame and fortune as these two geniuses muse on the century's achievements and prospects as well as other fanciful topics with infectious dizziness. Directed by Greg Wolf.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Babka Theatre

Ticket (130x75 px)


Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

performed by the UD Department of Fine and Performing Arts

This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy by film and television star Steve Martin, places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transforms physics and the celebrated painter sets the art world afire. Martin plays it fast and loose with fact, fame and fortune as these two geniuses muse on the century's achievements and prospects as well as other fanciful topics with infectious dizziness. Directed by Greg Wolf.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Babka Theatre

Ticket (130x75 px)


Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | 7:00 p.m.

Gospel Choir Fall Concert

The Gospel Choir performs their fall concert.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

 

Blades Chapel

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December


Friday, December 1, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Christmas at Heritage Center: A Little Child, God Before Time

WATCH LIVE: http://media.dbq.edu/Mediasite/Showcase/
- Live stream will start 5 minutes prior to the start of the event - 

Celebrating its fifth year, this UD tradition once again promises to bring renewed spiritual meaning to your Christmas season. UD’s Fine and Performing Arts Department celebrates the birth of Christ through a dynamic concert presentation featuring the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and Wind Ensemble. This year’s music will be interwoven with live narration taken from the exquisite text of “On the Nativity,” composed by medieval poet Romanos the Melodist and describing the encounter between Mary and the Magi. The heavenly acoustics of John and Alice Butler Hall provide the perfect backdrop for this festive and celebratory occasion. All seating reserved. Complimentary holiday refreshments served following the concert.

View the 2016 Performance at http://www.dbq.edu/ChristmasatHeritageCenter/

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

*In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held Saturday, December 2 at 2:00 p.m.

John and Alice Butler Hall

This event is free to CenterStage Subscribers if elected at the time of season ticket order.

 Ticket (130x75 px)


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Spartaneous Improv Night

Members of the UD Spartaneous Improv Troupe will perform comedy skits with suggestions from the audience.  It is sure to be a night of laughs.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Babka Theatre

 


Free Ticket image*TICKET REQUIRED. TICKETS ON SALE 11/6/17.

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February


Friday, February 2, 2018 | 6:00 p.m.

A Deadly Dinner - A Second Helping of Dinner à la Morte, The Cellars Speakeasy 1933

Die-Laughing Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

February 2, 2018 | 6:00 p.m.
February 3, 2018 | 12:00 p.m.

Students perform in this murder mystery dinner theatre production, directed by Die Laughing Players’ Molly and Terry Hoefflin, the experts in interactive theatre in Dubuque.  It is March 22, 1933, and Tiffany "Gold" Digger's guests want to know: What treasures did her late husband find on his digs as an archeologist?  What will his friends dig up when they gather at The Cellars Speakeasy to drink a toast to his days on earth?  Was it foul play?  And if it was, will the killer get away with it?  Inspector Seymore Clues returns to solve the mystery (Will they let him?), and bring out the truth, but not before a seance mediated by an aging Hollywood actress, another murder, miles of laughs, and a torch song by none other than the grieving widow.  Who can compare with the original Die-Laughing Murder Mystery in their 2nd installment...

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Babka Theatre

Ticket (130x75 px)
*Rerservations accepted beginning 12/4/17.
Reservations must be made before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018.


Saturday, February 3, 2018 | 12:00 p.m.

A Deadly Dinner - A Second Helping of Dinner à la Morte, The Cellars Speakeasy 1933

Die-Laughing Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

February 2, 2018 | 6:00 p.m.
February 3, 2018 | 12:00 p.m.

Students perform in this murder mystery dinner theatre production, directed by Die Laughing Players’ Molly and Terry Hoefflin, the experts in interactive theatre in Dubuque.  It is March 22, 1933, and Tiffany "Gold" Digger's guests want to know: What treasures did her late husband find on his digs as an archeologist?  What will his friends dig up when they gather at The Cellars Speakeasy to drink a toast to his days on earth?  Was it foul play?  And if it was, will the killer get away with it?  Inspector Seymore Clues returns to solve the mystery (Will they let him?), and bring out the truth, but not before a seance mediated by an aging Hollywood actress, another murder, miles of laughs, and a torch song by none other than the grieving widow.  Who can compare with the original Die-Laughing Murder Mystery in their 2nd installment...

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Babka Theatre

Ticket (130x75 px)
*Rerservations accepted beginning 12/4/17.
Reservations must be made before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018.


Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

UD Faculty Recital

The Fine and Performing Arts Department will present a Faculty Recital featuring performances from members of the instrumental music faculty here at the University of Dubuque.  The recital will include solo performances, duets, trios, and a special quartet performance! The program will include works by many different composers from different eras! It’s a recital not to be missed! 

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Blades Chapel

NO TICKET REQUIRED


Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Charles Barland Faculty Recital

Charles Barland, professor of music and department head for fine and performing arts, performs his annual recital. A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the choir’s annual tour.

St. Raphael's Cathedral 

231 Bluff St, Dubuque, IA 52001

*NO TICKET REQUIRED


Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Great River Wind Symphony

Celebrating its tenthyear, the Great River Wind Symphony will present its yearly concert in the acoustically unparalleled John and Alice Butler Hall. The 100-member wind symphony is comprised of musicians from the University of Dubuque, Clarke University, and Loras College, respectively. The ensemble performs both standard and contemporary wind literature.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

John and Alice Butler Hall

Free Ticket image‌ *TICKET REQUIRED, TICKETS ON SALE 1/22/18

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March


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April


Sunday, April 8, 2018 | 2:00 p.m.

Concert Choir Spring Concert

The UD Concert Choir and Chamber Singers perform the repertoire which they will take on tour.  Come listen what the choir will share with audiences across the country! The Concert Choir is directed by Dr. Charles Barland and accompanied by Professor Kristen Eby.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

John and Alice Butler Hall
 

Free Ticket image*TICKET REQUIRED. TICKETS ON SALE 3/12/18.


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Praise Band and Gospel Choir Concert

As interest in Campus ministry has grown in recent years, many talented musicians have come forward to help lead worship.  Rich vocal harmonies backed up with piano, synth, bass, guitar, and drums will lift your spirits and bless your soul.  As these groups come to perform for you, they will do more than encourage you and please your ears, this event will bless your soul. 

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

John and Alice Butler Hall

Free Ticket image*TICKET REQUIRED. TICKETS ON SALE 3/12/18.


Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Chamber Singers Spring Concert

The UD Chamber Singers, a 14-voice a capella ensemble, performs their spring concert.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Blades Chapel

‌*NO TICKET REQUIRED


Sunday, April 15, 2018 | 2:00 p.m.

Spring Wind and Jazz Ensembles Concert

The UD Wind and Jazz Ensembles come together for an afternoon to celebrate music. 

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

John and Alice Butler Hall 

 

Free Ticket image *TICKET REQUIRED. TICKETS ON SALE 3/12/18.


Friday, April 20, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.‌ - Special Performance for UD Campus!

Antlia Pneumatica 

performed by the UD Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Debuting in New York in 2016, this contemporary play centers around a group of 30 something friends; reuniting to mourn the loss of someone they haven’t seen in years. As they discover each other again, at a new time in their lives, they discover it may be more than just the loss of a friend that still binds them. The past and present begin to blur in Anne Washburn’s haunting exploration of friendship and loss.

Babka Theatre

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Ticket (130x75 px)


Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Antlia Pneumatica 

performed by the UD Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Debuting in New York in 2016, this contemporary play centers around a group of 30 something friends; reuniting to mourn the loss of someone they haven’t seen in years. As they discover each other again, at a new time in their lives, they discover it may be more than just the loss of a friend that still binds them. The past and present begin to blur in Anne Washburn’s haunting exploration of friendship and loss.

Babka Theatre

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Ticket (130x75 px)


Sunday, April 22, 2018 | 2:00 p.m.

Antlia Pneumatica 

performed by the UD Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Debuting in New York in 2016, this contemporary play centers around a group of 30 something friends; reuniting to mourn the loss of someone they haven’t seen in years. As they discover each other again, at a new time in their lives, they discover it may be more than just the loss of a friend that still binds them. The past and present begin to blur in Anne Washburn’s haunting exploration of friendship and loss.

Babka Theatre  

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Ticket (130x75 px)

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May


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Spartaneous Improv Night

Members of the UD Spartaneous Improv Troupe will perform comedy skits with suggestions from the audience.  It is sure to be a night of laughs.

www.dbq.edu/fineperformingarts

Babka Theatre

 

Free Ticket image*TICKET REQUIRED. TICKETS ON SALE 4/9/18.

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