Upcoming Events
5:30 p.m.
A clarinetist performing on stageThe Ball State Clarinet Choir is under the direction of Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance (clarinet). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Ran is a voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Program to include music by Bach, Vivaldi, Schubert, R. Schumann, Brahms, Bellini, Pergolesi, Rossini, Fauré, and Duparc. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, December 10 through Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"!We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Interesting books from our collections• Calming videos and music• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, December 10 through Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"!We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Interesting books from our collections• Calming videos and music• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, December 10 through Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"!We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Interesting books from our collections• Calming videos and music• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
8 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
8 a.m.
International Student Services in the Rinker Center for International Programs invites Ball State InternationalStudents to participate in our 2020 Photo Contest! Show us YOUR world through pictures!
7:30 p.m.
Wonder Bread Years7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
Criss Angel7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Dance
Shanghai Ballet7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Broadway, Dance
Banstand7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingNow in its 56th season, the Ball State University Singers have been entertaining audiences young and old through its songs of faith, hope, laughter, and love. The ensemble warms up the month of January with its annual Winter Cabaret. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingCome support the Ball State Opera Theatre at their fourth annual Gala event. The evening will feature several prominent opera students as well as voice faculty from the School of Music. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
a clarinetist performingDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads the BSSO in a wide range of musical works featuring this year's Undergraduate Solo/Concerto Competition winners. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
a jazz trumpeter performingCome enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles. A jazz scholarship is also awarded at this annual concert in memory of School of Music alumnus Uttamlal “Tom” Shah who was killed in a U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya in 1998. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Twelfth NightOne of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Twelfth Night features a cross-dressing heroine, Viola, in search of her twin Sebastian after they are separated in a shipwreck.
7:30 p.m.
Twelfth NightOne of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Twelfth Night features a cross-dressing heroine, Viola, in search of her twin Sebastian after they are separated in a shipwreck.
7:30 p.m.
band musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
2 p.m.
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performing on stageLed by conductor Marc Albrecht, the program will include selections by Maurice Ravel, Benjamin Britten (featuring soprano Julia Bullock), and Hector Berlioz. Series subscriptions and single tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert is presented by the Sherman & Marjorie Zeigler Foundation, in tribute to Sherman and Marjorie Zeigler.
2:30 p.m.
Twelfth NightOne of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Twelfth Night features a cross-dressing heroine, Viola, in search of her twin Sebastian after they are separated in a shipwreck.
7:30 p.m.
Twelfth NightOne of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Twelfth Night features a cross-dressing heroine, Viola, in search of her twin Sebastian after they are separated in a shipwreck.
7:30 p.m.
Twelfth NightOne of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Twelfth Night features a cross-dressing heroine, Viola, in search of her twin Sebastian after they are separated in a shipwreck.
7:30 p.m.
Twelfth NightOne of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Twelfth Night features a cross-dressing heroine, Viola, in search of her twin Sebastian after they are separated in a shipwreck.
7:30 p.m.
Twelfth NightOne of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Twelfth Night features a cross-dressing heroine, Viola, in search of her twin Sebastian after they are separated in a shipwreck.
7:30 p.m.
Mads Tolling7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
Twelfth NightOne of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Twelfth Night features a cross-dressing heroine, Viola, in search of her twin Sebastian after they are separated in a shipwreck.
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Family, Broadway, Dance
Finding Neverland7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
LungsThe world is getting hotter, there’s unrest overseas, and one couple is thinking about having a child.
7:30 p.m.
LungsThe world is getting hotter, there’s unrest overseas, and one couple is thinking about having a child.
7:30 p.m.
LungsThe world is getting hotter, there’s unrest overseas, and one couple is thinking about having a child.
7:30 p.m.
Three GirlsTriplet sisters are left in the forest by their woodcutter father. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made.
7:30 p.m.
LungsThe world is getting hotter, there’s unrest overseas, and one couple is thinking about having a child.
2:30 p.m.
LungsThe world is getting hotter, there’s unrest overseas, and one couple is thinking about having a child.
7:30 p.m.
Three GirlsTriplet sisters are left in the forest by their woodcutter father. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made.
7:30 p.m.
LungsThe world is getting hotter, there’s unrest overseas, and one couple is thinking about having a child.
7:30 p.m.
a male vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Chamber Choir and Concert Choir will present repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
2:30 p.m.
Three GirlsTriplet sisters are left in the forest by their woodcutter father. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made.
2:30 p.m.
LungsThe world is getting hotter, there’s unrest overseas, and one couple is thinking about having a child.
7:30 p.m.
Three GirlsTriplet sisters are left in the forest by their woodcutter father. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made.
7:30 p.m.
Three GirlsTriplet sisters are left in the forest by their woodcutter father. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made.
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Music, Family, Comedy
Blue Man Group Speechless Tour7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Three GirlsTriplet sisters are left in the forest by their woodcutter father. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made.
7:30 p.m.
Three GirlsTriplet sisters are left in the forest by their woodcutter father. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Dervish7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
Three GirlsTriplet sisters are left in the forest by their woodcutter father. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians on stage performingUnder the direction of Mark Buselli, this concert features the Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble with a featured jazz guest artist. Winners of the 47th Annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival will also perform at the beginning of the concert. Availability of General Admission tickets, if any, will be announced closer to the performance date.
7:30 p.m.
Spring Choreography ProjectsExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
7:30 p.m.
Albert Cummings7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
Spring Choreography ProjectsExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
7:30 p.m.
Spring Choreography ProjectsExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
7:30 p.m.
The Price is Right Photo7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Tenants or, When the Hornet ArrivesM and G's new apartment is nothing special and they hope it will be a place of healing.
7:30 p.m.
a vocal soloist with conductor in backgroundDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads the BSSO in a wide range of musical works featuring this year's Graduate Solo/Concerto Competition winners. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Tenants or, When the Hornet ArrivesM and G's new apartment is nothing special and they hope it will be a place of healing.
7:30 p.m.
Tenants or, When the Hornet ArrivesM and G's new apartment is nothing special and they hope it will be a place of healing.
7:30 p.m.
Tenants or, When the Hornet ArrivesM and G's new apartment is nothing special and they hope it will be a place of healing.
7:30 p.m.
a percussionist performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
All Day Event
trombonist Joseph AlessiJoin trombone professor Chris Van Hof and guest artist Joseph Alessi for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Alessi is principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic and is on faculty at The Juilliard School. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Tenants or, When the Hornet ArrivesM and G's new apartment is nothing special and they hope it will be a place of healing.
7:30 p.m.
Tenants or, When the Hornet ArrivesM and G's new apartment is nothing special and they hope it will be a place of healing.
2:30 p.m.
Tenants or, When the Hornet ArrivesM and G's new apartment is nothing special and they hope it will be a place of healing.
3 p.m.
Lawrence BrownleeLawrence Brownlee is one of the great voices of our time. Captivating audiences and critics around the world, he is a fixture at leading international opera houses and major orchestra halls, and his concerts have been broadcast to millions. Series subscriptions and single tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
Skerryvore7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Music, Family, Dance, Broadway
A Cappella Live!7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
3 p.m.
3-5pm SC 102 Yuhas RoomStop by and see the winning photos.
7:30 p.m.
Crazy for YouCRAZY FOR YOU® tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who falls for spunky Polly Baker.
7:30 p.m.
Crazy for YouCRAZY FOR YOU® tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who falls for spunky Polly Baker.
2:30 p.m.
Crazy for YouCRAZY FOR YOU® tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who falls for spunky Polly Baker.
7:30 p.m.
Crazy for YouCRAZY FOR YOU® tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who falls for spunky Polly Baker.
7:30 p.m.
Crazy for YouCRAZY FOR YOU® tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who falls for spunky Polly Baker.
7:30 p.m.
A Modern DanceUsing dancers, past and present, as inspiration, faculty member Audra Sokol will present an evening length work of modern dances.
7:30 p.m.
Crazy for YouCRAZY FOR YOU® tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who falls for spunky Polly Baker.
7:30 p.m.
A Modern DanceUsing dancers, past and present, as inspiration, faculty member Audra Sokol will present an evening length work of modern dances.
7:30 p.m.
Crazy for YouCRAZY FOR YOU® tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who falls for spunky Polly Baker.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingCelebrate 56 fabulous years of the Ball State University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
A Modern DanceUsing dancers, past and present, as inspiration, faculty member Audra Sokol will present an evening length work of modern dances.
7:30 p.m.
Crazy for YouCRAZY FOR YOU® tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who falls for spunky Polly Baker.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingCelebrate 56 fabulous years of the Ball State University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
2:30 p.m.
Crazy for YouCRAZY FOR YOU® tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who falls for spunky Polly Baker.
3 p.m.
a male vocalist performingThe Ball State choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
New Play Project 2020In its fifth year, The New Play Project features a new student-written play.
7:30 p.m.
New Play Project 2020In its fifth year, The New Play Project features a new student-written play.
7:30 p.m.
New Play Project 2020In its fifth year, The New Play Project features a new student-written play.
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Broadway, Dance
The Color Purple7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
New Play Project 2020In its fifth year, The New Play Project features a new student-written play.
7:30 p.m.
The House of Bernrda AlbaFrederick García Lorca’s final play explores themes of unreciprocated love, tradition, contained desire, and envy.
7:30 p.m.
New Play Project 2020In its fifth year, The New Play Project features a new student-written play.
2:30 p.m.
The House of Bernrda AlbaFrederick García Lorca’s final play explores themes of unreciprocated love, tradition, contained desire, and envy.
2:30 p.m.
New Play Project 2020In its fifth year, The New Play Project features a new student-written play.
7:30 p.m.
The House of Bernrda AlbaFrederick García Lorca’s final play explores themes of unreciprocated love, tradition, contained desire, and envy.
7:30 p.m.
New Play Project 2020In its fifth year, The New Play Project features a new student-written play.
6:30 p.m.
Calendar: Family
Children's Cinderella6:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
The House of Bernrda AlbaFrederick García Lorca’s final play explores themes of unreciprocated love, tradition, contained desire, and envy.
7:30 p.m.
John Jorgenson8 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
The House of Bernrda AlbaFrederick García Lorca’s final play explores themes of unreciprocated love, tradition, contained desire, and envy.
7:30 p.m.
an opera singer performingUnder the stage direction of Jon Truitt, the Ball State Opera Theatre will present their Spring main-stage production (TBA) with full sets, costumes, and full orchestra conducted by Douglas Droste. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
2:30 p.m.
The House of Bernrda AlbaFrederick García Lorca’s final play explores themes of unreciprocated love, tradition, contained desire, and envy.
7:30 p.m.
The House of Bernrda AlbaFrederick García Lorca’s final play explores themes of unreciprocated love, tradition, contained desire, and envy.
2:30 p.m.
The House of Bernrda AlbaFrederick García Lorca’s final play explores themes of unreciprocated love, tradition, contained desire, and envy.
3 p.m.
an opera singer performingUnder the stage direction of Jon Truitt, the Ball State Opera Theatre will present their Spring main-stage production (TBA) with full sets, costumes, and full orchestra conducted by Douglas Droste. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageThe Art of Jazz Series presents internationally-renowned artists in concert with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli, Freddie Mendoza, and Josiah Williams. This concert's guest artist is TBA. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
IntertextualityINTERTEXTUALITY investigates how dance can help dissolve borders, blur lines, and result in new understandings.
6:30 p.m.
Calendars: Family, Music
Steve Trash6:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
IntertextualityINTERTEXTUALITY investigates how dance can help dissolve borders, blur lines, and result in new understandings.
7:30 p.m.
two clarinetists performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
2:30 p.m.
IntertextualityINTERTEXTUALITY investigates how dance can help dissolve borders, blur lines, and result in new understandings.
7:30 p.m.
IntertextualityINTERTEXTUALITY investigates how dance can help dissolve borders, blur lines, and result in new understandings.
3 p.m.
a female vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Chamber Choir and Concert Choir will present repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.