From world-class Conservatory ensembles, award-winning opera, engaging theatre and musical productions, and a renowned Performing Arts series, Lawrence offers a multitude of performances for members of the Lawrence and Fox Cities communities to enjoy.

Lawrence's larger ensembles deliver more than 40 performances throughout the academic year and most events are offered admission-free.

Gamelan Cudamani 2019 permformance

Performing Arts @ Lawrence聽聽

Lawrence鈥檚 renowned Performing Arts Series includes Jazz Series, World Music Series, and the Dance Series.聽聽

Wind Ensemble playing instruments

Student & Faculty Ensembles

Whether it鈥檚 a sweeping orchestral arrangement from a concert hall, a mariachi halftime show, or an outdoor jazz trio, our ensembles showcase Lawrence's talented and award-winning students and faculty.聽

Opera show with Robert Schleifer (standing) and the cast of Mass. using sign language

Award-Winning Opera聽

Lawrence鈥檚聽renowned聽Opera program performs聽one main-stage production聽each聽year,聽and聽a series of opera scenes throughout the聽academic year.

Chris Follina plays Richard III in Lawrence鈥檚 production of 鈥淩ichard III.鈥

Innovative & Collaborative Theatre Productions聽

Students in our聽Theatre聽Arts program perform聽in聽three main stage productions each聽season.聽Plus, keep an eye out for聽a聽variety of聽student-led productions including musicals, improv shows, and聽even聽鈥減op-up鈥 shows.聽

The Academy of Music student playing violin

Beloved Community Performances

The Lawrence Community Music School performances include departmental recitals, general student recitals, honors recitals, faculty recitals, master classes, and numerous performances by all of our ensembles during the year, including the popular Girl Choir.

Performing Arts Highlights

Music & Arts

"Breathe" - a multidisciplinary water opera

Breathe: a multi-disciplinary water opera, is an ethereal production that utilizes the 澳门六合彩开奖结果 Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center as the performance space.聽