Upcoming Events
7:30 p.m.
A feminist retelling of the biblical Book of Job set in the modern-day U.S. Midwest.
7:30 p.m.
Air Jam performanceGoing strong since 1987, Air Jam is Ball State's most popular Homecoming event! Come watch student organizations dance and compete in the annual lip-sync competition.
7:30 p.m.
A female clarinetest performing on a concertUnder the direction of Amelia Kaplan and Sean Paul Mills, the Ball State New Music Ensemble is dedicated to performing chamber and solo music of the past thirty years, along with classics of the earlier 20th-century. Program to include works by Zae Munn, Morton Feldman, Amelia Kaplan, Alfred Schnittke, Michael Pounds, and Witold Lutoslawski. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Bed RacersBe a part of one of Homecoming's most exciting traditions since 1980!
5 p.m.
Language Night SWAHILI - Friday, October 18, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 -Join us and learn some slang and fun phrases in Swahili!
7:30 p.m.
A feminist retelling of the biblical Book of Job set in the modern-day U.S. Midwest.
7:30 p.m.
Dead Man's Cell PhoneAn odyssey of a woman forced to confront her need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
9 a.m.
BSU Glass Fall Community Workshop in collaboration with Minnetrista Cultural Center, October 19, 9-12pm. This workshop, held at the Glick Center for Glass, will teach individuals how to work in a hot glass studio while making blown glass pumpkins
2:30 p.m.
A feminist retelling of the biblical Book of Job set in the modern-day U.S. Midwest.
7:30 p.m.
A feminist retelling of the biblical Book of Job set in the modern-day U.S. Midwest.
7:30 p.m.
Dead Man's Cell PhoneAn odyssey of a woman forced to confront her need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
8 p.m.
Whose Live AnywayRyan Stiles, Greg Proops, Joel Murray, and Jeff B. Davis with special guests Dave Foley and Drew Carey. The hilarious songs and improv comedy you love...LIVE!
2:30 p.m.
Dead Man's Cell PhoneAn odyssey of a woman forced to confront her need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
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 their Fall concert to include Duruflé's Requiem, arrangements of spirituals and folk songs, and modern choral compositions. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
A feminist retelling of the biblical Book of Job set in the modern-day U.S. Midwest.
7:30 p.m.
A hornist performing on stageThis concert will feature Ball State's Deaf Cat Quartet and the Robert E. Marsh Horn Ensemble. Free and open to the public.
7 p.m.
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Don YaegerDon Yaeger, business coach, 11-time New York Times best-selling author, and longtime associate editor for Sports Illustrated discusses lessons on achieving greatness.
9 a.m.
The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program. Anyone interested in sculpture, glass, installation, and computer animation will enjoy these exhibitions.
7:30 p.m.
Dead Man's Cell PhoneAn odyssey of a woman forced to confront her need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
7:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingThis recital will feature the students of Matthew Lyon, associate professor of tuba and euphonium. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Presentation on BRAZIL - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Presenter: Rodrigo Feller – Welcome to Culture Exchange day as the Rinker Center for International Programs introduces BRAZIL!
5:30 p.m.
A vocal soloist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Dead Man's Cell PhoneAn odyssey of a woman forced to confront her need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
5 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by artist, Kensuke Yamada.
5:30 p.m.
Get some tips on how to eat well on a budget.
7:30 p.m.
Experience how text and dance can inspire each other in this evening of original movement and words.
7:30 p.m.
Dead Man's Cell PhoneAn odyssey of a woman forced to confront her need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
7:30 p.m.
Aubrey LoganThe media refer to #1 selling artist, Aubrey Logan as “The Queen of Sass,” and it’s easy to see why. Her concerts are a mix of excellent musicality, jaw-dropping vocals, expert trombone-playing, a breathtaking array of originals and original takes on cover songs and, well…fun! Her heart wrenching musical stories have audiences in tears just before her comedic relief has them in stitches.
7:30 p.m.
Experience how text and dance can inspire each other in this evening of original movement and words.
7:30 p.m.
Dead Man's Cell PhoneAn odyssey of a woman forced to confront her need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
7:30 p.m.
a clarinetist performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, the program will include works by Steven Bryant, Michael Colgrass, Joaquin Turina, Clifton Williams, Adam Ardner, Gordon Jacob, and Roshanne Etezady. Director of Bands Emeritus Joseph Scagnoli will join as guest conductor. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
Experience how text and dance can inspire each other in this evening of original movement and words.
7:30 p.m.
Dead Man's Cell PhoneAn odyssey of a woman forced to confront her need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
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 kicks off the season with its annual Fall Concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works for violin, horn, and piano trio by Chris Neiner and Johannes Brahms. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
BeautifulLong before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. But it wasn’t until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice.
6 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by artist and PlySpace Fellow, Dana Harper.
7:30 p.m.
a cellist performingDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste and the BSSO will present Widor's "Chorale and Variations" featuring harp professor Elizabeth Richter, and Mahler's First Symphony. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
12 p.m.
Presentation on NIGERIA – Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Presenter: Adeboje Anu – Welcome to Culture Exchange day as the Rinker Center for International Programs introduces NIGERIA!
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageUnder the direction of Mark Buselli and Freddie Mendoza, the Ball State Jazz Ensembles have performed around the world. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions featuring Ball State jazz faculty as soloists. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
3 p.m.
Sip & Chat SPAIN - Friday, November 1, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 - Learn something new and relax while feeling immersed in the culture!
5 p.m.
Meditation NightMeditation Night - Friday, November 1, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 -Come relax and meditate with us!
7:30 p.m.
Pianist Diana DumlavwallaPianist Diana Dumlavwalla will present a recital in conjunction with the Music Teachers National Association's state performance competition. Program to include works by Antonio Soler, J.S Bach, Alexander Scriabin, Heather Schmidt, Sofia Gubaidulina, and Alberto Ginastera. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
a female 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.
5:30 p.m.
School of Music undergraduate students will perform prepared solo/concerto selections for a panel of judges. The winners will perform with the Ball State Symphony Orchestra in February. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature student jazz combos that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
This recital features student woodwind chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Sarah Boyd is an extraordinary human being who sits on the precipice of truly saving this planet.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is excited to present the Sabbatical Exhibition of professors Brent Cole and David Hannon.
12 p.m.
Presentation on SRI LANKA – Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Presenter: Ashra Wickramathilaka – Welcome to Culture Exchange day as the Rinker Center for International Programs introduces SRI LANKA!
7:30 p.m.
Sarah Boyd is an extraordinary human being who sits on the precipice of truly saving this planet.
5 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by artist, Jeff Gomez.
7:30 p.m.
Sarah Boyd is an extraordinary human being who sits on the precipice of truly saving this planet.
7:30 p.m.
Six Guitars6 Guitars is a pitch perfect blend of music, comedy, and characters. Just 1 performer portrays 6 unique guitar players each representing their own style of music. The characters include:• Wes Tankerfield, a snobbish jazz master• Michael Marsh, a 19 year old rock prodigy• Peter Winter-Jones, a sensitive folk musician• Rupert Colt, a charming country songwriter• Emmanuel Ortega, an eccentric classical wizard• Tyrone Gibbons, a weary blues picking octogenarian
7:30 p.m.
Sarah Boyd is an extraordinary human being who sits on the precipice of truly saving this planet.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
7:30 p.m.
Sybarite5Recently dubbed “the millennial Kronos,” Billboard Chart-topping string quintet SYBARITE5 is constantly creating new works and bringing unique musical combinations to audiences. Their program titled "Endeavor" will include an eclectic mix of the ensemble's recent commissions and premieres. Series subscriptions and single tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
10 a.m.
Harpist Beth RobinsonMs. Robinson recently celebrated her 45th season as principal harpist of the Chautauqua Symphony. She has performed with several other orchestras throughout the United States, as well as on Broadway and television. She will lead two master classes, one from 10 a.m. to noon and another from 1 to 3 p.m. Free and open to the public.
10:30 a.m.
cellist Nicholas FinchJoin cello professor Peter Opie and guest artist Nicholas Finch for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Finch is principal cello of the Louisville Orchestra and also performs regularly in places such as New York City and Boston. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Sarah Boyd is an extraordinary human being who sits on the precipice of truly saving this planet.
7:30 p.m.
Sarah Boyd is an extraordinary human being who sits on the precipice of truly saving this planet.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
7:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Lori Rhoden, professor of music performance. They will present a program featuring works by Clara Schumann. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Bassoonist Miles ManerJoin bassoon professor Keith Sweger and guest artist Miles Maner for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Maner is a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (contrabassoon/bassoon) and is on faculty at DePaul University. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Sarah Boyd is an extraordinary human being who sits on the precipice of truly saving this planet.
2:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
5:30 p.m.
School of Music graduate students will perform prepared solo/concerto selections for a panel of judges. The winners will perform with the Ball State Symphony Orchestra in March. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Experiencing self-doubt? Engage in a game night and discuss the "Imposter Syndrome".
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature student jazz combos that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
7:30 p.m.
The outside of Sursa Performance Hall at sunsetThe EM concert series is a showcase for compositions of electronic and digital media. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
GIS Day 2019 Missing Maps MapathonThe Mapathon will take place at in the Schwartz Complex (Bracken Library 1st floor) on Wednesday, November 13. Come and go anytime between 10:00am-2:00pm and map for as long as you are able. Even a 30-minute mapping session will help. Refreshments will be served!
12 p.m.
Presentation on SOUTH KOREA – Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Presenter: Soojin Lee – Welcome to Culture Exchange day as the Rinker Center for International Programs introduces SOUTH KOREA!
4 p.m.
Jazz club owner David AlleeDavid Allee is owner of the Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis. His talk will touch on ways students and young professionals can market themselves to get gigs at professional venues. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This event features creative and innovative musical compositions written by our outstanding Ball State University faculty. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
PlySpace Panel Discussion // Heritage in Practice with PlySpace Residents Sydney Pursel & Sarah Trad, and guest artist Toby Kaufmann-Buhler.
7:30 p.m.
Selected works from dance majors highlighting the best in original dances that vary in style and form.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
7:30 p.m.
Selected works from dance majors highlighting the best in original dances that vary in style and form.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Franz Schubert, Clara Schumann, and Franz Liszt with collaborators Michael Seregow (piano), Gert Kumi (violin), and Heather Davis (cello). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Selected works from dance majors highlighting the best in original dances that vary in style and form.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
12 p.m.
Presentation on JAPAN – Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Presenter: Oshiro Daisuke – Welcome to Culture Exchange day as the Rinker Center for International Programs introduces JAPAN!
7:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingThe Campus Band and Campus Orchestra are student ensembles led by doctoral and graduate student conductors. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
50 Years of Rock and Roll From the progenitors of Rock and Roll in the 1940s, through the glory years of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, up until MTV in the early '80s, Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock & Roll uses fascinating stories and groundbreaking music, with tributes to such important and iconic rock stars/groups/genres as Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Buddy Holly, Bob Dylan, Frankie Valli, The Beatles, Beach Boys, Motown, Aretha Franklin, The Who, Janis Joplin, Woodstock, Simon & Garfunkel, Carole King, Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Linda Ronstadt, Bruce Springsteen, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Disco, New Wave, Journey, and others!
9 a.m.
The School of Art/Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass in conjunction with Minnetrista, presents an opportunity to work in glass creating ornaments. This event is open to the public and scheduled through Minnetrista.
7:30 p.m.
Two opera singers performingIn one of the most satirical and hilarious operas of all time, Orpheus must travel through heaven and hell to rescue Eurydice. Sung in English, the performances will include full sets, costumes, and chamber orchestra under the stage direction of Jon Truitt and conducted by Cara Chowning. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
3 p.m.
Two opera singers performingIn one of the most satirical and hilarious operas of all time, Orpheus must travel through heaven and hell to rescue Eurydice. Sung in English, the performances will include full sets, costumes, and chamber orchestra under the stage direction of Jon Truitt and conducted by Cara Chowning. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
A clarinetist performing on stageUnder the direction of Amelia Kaplan and Sean Paul Mills, the Ball State New Music Ensemble is dedicated to performing chamber and solo music of the past thirty years, along with classics of the earlier 20th-century. Program to be announced. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Presentation on COLOMBIA – Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Presenter: Betancourth Lopez Cristian – Welcome to Culture Exchange day as the Rinker Center for International Programs introduces COLOMBIA!
5:30 p.m.
Two students practicing for the speech teamThe Ball State Speech Team is proud to present its winter showcase. Come see what members of the team have been working on, and performing, this Fall at speech tournaments.
7:30 p.m.
a jazz saxophonist 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 Ralston C. "Morgy" Craig, an outstanding solo saxophonist who worked on a variety of projects with the Ball State band program in the 1950s and 1960s. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
a violinDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste and the BSSO will present Mozart's "Sinfonia Concertante" and Respighi's "Roman Festivals." Yu-Fang Chen (violin) and Zoran Jakovcic (viola) will join the orchestra as the evening's featured faculty soloists. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
9 a.m.
Join the School of Art and the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery in viewing artworks created by its senior undergraduate art majors as part of their capstone projects.
3 p.m.
Sip & Chat ZIMBABWE - Friday, December 6, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 -Learn about Zimbabwe’s music and landscapes and relax while feeling immersed in the culture.
7:30 p.m.
Masters and VisionariesThis concert pays tribute to the prolific and influential careers of Martha Graham and Marius Petipa.
7:30 p.m.
a trombonist 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.
Masters and VisionariesThis concert pays tribute to the prolific and influential careers of Martha Graham and Marius Petipa.
7:30 p.m.
Masters and VisionariesThis concert pays tribute to the prolific and influential careers of Martha Graham and Marius Petipa.
12 p.m.
oboist Robert AtherholtJoin oboe professor Lisa Kozenko and guest artist Robert Atherholt for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Atherholt is a retired member of the Houston Symphony Orchestra and is on faculty at Rice University. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Masters and VisionariesThis concert pays tribute to the prolific and influential careers of Martha Graham and Marius Petipa.
3 p.m.
Conductor Andrew Crow leading the choral ensembles on the Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
6 p.m.
Conductor Andrew Crow leading the choral ensembles on the Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7 p.m.
Student finalist presents speech to judges and audienceJoin the Department of Communication Studies for its annual Bucket Speech Competition. Five finalists from COMM 210 will present their speeches to a panel of judges and general audience. The charity or organization targeted in the winning speech will receive the donations collected for this event.
7:30 p.m.
BandstandFrom three-time Tony® winner and Hamilton choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler. Six soldiers return from war and, through the power of music, finally find a place to call home. “The show defies you not to be moved” (Time Out New York).
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.
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.
Finding NeverlandThe winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Originally directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award® winning film, FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan.
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.
Blue Man GroupOver 35 million people on our blue planet have experienced the surprising and exciting show that is BLUE MAN GROUP. ​ ​And now, the Blue Men return with a new touring show — BLUE MAN GROUP SPEECHLESS TOUR.​ I​f you like normal, think again — ‘cause SPEECHLESS is full of joy, art, music, and hilarious absurdity. Join us and experience a new blue.
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.
Three GirlsTriplet sisters are left in the forest by their woodcutter father. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made.
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.
Spring Choreography ProjectsExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
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.
A Capella LiveA high-energy musical celebration of contemporary a cappella, conceived and arranged by Deke Sharon, vocal producer of Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off, featuring four internationally recognized, award-winning, rising star ensembles. The charming boyband sound and moves of The Filharmonic; the rich harmonies of gospel/r&b legends Committed; chart-topping lead vocals and live-looping beatbox by Blake Lewis; internationally-inspired songstresses Women of the World.
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.
The Color PurpleTHE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-new "ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South. Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph that New York Magazine calls “one of the greatest revivals ever.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.