September 16, 2019
Ball State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will perform Oscar-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney’s gripping coming-of-age play, “Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet,” at 7:30 p.m. September 20-21 and 24-28, and September 22 at 2:30 p.m. in University Theatre.
September 16, 2019
“Recent Acquisitions: Connecting to the Past, Committing to the Future” features works of art new to the David Owsley Museum of Art’s encyclopedic collection. Visitors can view the special exhibition from September 19 through December 20, 2019. Visit for more information.
September 9, 2019
Ball State to screen documentary-in-progress about Norman Malone, a left-handed pianist.
May 15, 2019
The Ball State University Jazz Ensemble has been invited to perform at Dizzy’s Club at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in New York on March 23, 2020.
April 2, 2019
Ball State’s School of Music will debut at Hilbert Circle Theatre at 4 p.m. April 14 with a Centennial Masterworks concert featuring orchestral and choral performances, including Beethoven’s iconic Ninth Symphony.
March 29, 2019
“The Giantmaker” play, inspired by true events and written by a Ball State professor, debuts April 5. Showtimes are April 5-6 at 7:30 p.m., April 7 at 2:30 p.m., and April 9-13 at 7:30 p.m.
March 28, 2019
Dr. Seth Beckman will join the leadership team at Ball State University as dean of the College of Fine Arts, Susana Rivera-Mills, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, announced. His appointment starts July 1, 2019.
March 19, 2019
'Gypsy’ will serve as Professor Beth Turcotte’s directorial finale. It will be performed March 22-24 and 26-31.
February 5, 2019
For the 15th consecutive year, Ball State students win regional awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, constituting the longest streak in the festival’s history. Up to three winners will go on to national competitions.
January 29, 2019
The honey-loving bear that audiences have known and loved for decades will be making his way to Ball State’s University Theatre. An adaptation of one of A.A. Milne’s classic books, “Winnie the Pooh” will open at 7 p.m. February 1 at University Theatre. Additional shows are at 7 p.m. February 2, 7-9 and at 2:30 p.m. February 3, 9-10.
December 4, 2018
The Department of Theatre and Dance and the School of Music’s production of “The Nutcracker” takes the Emens Auditorium stage at 7:30 p.m. December 8.
November 5, 2018
The ambitions, disappointments, and obstacles of aspiring actresses will be on display during Ball State’s “Stage Door” mainstage production. The play, an adaptation of the four-time Oscar nominated movie, will open at 7:30 p.m. November 9 at University Theatre. Additional shows are November 10 and 13-17 at 7:30 p.m. and November 11 at 2:30 p.m.
October 22, 2018
For the fourth consecutive year, Ball State will be one of five worldwide sites to host the preliminary round of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.
September 19, 2018
The Department of Theatre and Dance's latest production "Green Day's American Idiot" takes the stage at University Theatre starting 7:30 p.m. on September 21.
September 14, 2018
The David Owsley Museum of Art will present “The Power of Place: 100 Years of Architecture at Ball State University” from September 27 through December 21.
September 10, 2018
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis brings 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players to Ball State University’s campus at 9 p.m., Oct. 13 in Sursa Hall.
May 1, 2018
The David Owsley Museum of Art will host a ticketed gala fundraiser on May 18. Tickets cost $50 per person and include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live music. A free, public floral exhibition will follow May 19-20.
April 25, 2018
The Department of Theatre and Dance’s latest production, ‘Cinderella,’ will open at 7:30 p.m. on April 25 at University Theatre, with additional shows at 7:30 p.m. April 26-28 as well as 2:30 p.m. April 28.
March 21, 2018
The Department of Theatre and Dance’s latest production, “A Chorus Line,” will open at 7:30 p.m. March 23 at University Theatre, with shows at 7:30 p.m. March 24-25 and 27-31 as well as 2:30 p.m. March 25 and 31.
February 6, 2018
The David Owsley Museum of Art will be the sole Midwestern venue for Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942–1955, a traveling exhibition that includes many paintings and drawings that have never before been publicly displayed. The exhibition will be at DOMA from February 1 to May 20, 2018
February 1, 2018
The Department of Theatre and Dance’s latest production, “Detroit ’67,” will open at 7:30 p.m. February 2 at University Theatre, with shows at 7:30 p.m. February 3 and February 6-10 as well as 2:30 p.m. February 4.
December 7, 2017
"It Can Happen Here: A Modern Dance Concert,” opens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at University Theatre, with more performances at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-9 and at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 10.
October 30, 2017
The stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s masterpiece runs Nov. 3 through Nov. 11. Buy tickets at University Theatre Box Office.
September 25, 2017
Beginning Sept. 28, patrons at the David Owsley Museum of Art can discover a selection of works of internationally renowned artists whose explorations on the topic include installations, code art (artwork generated by computer programming), augmented and virtual reality and human-computer interaction.
September 18, 2017
The musical comedy “Damn Yankees” opens at Ball State at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at University Theatre. Additional performances can be seen at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Sept. 26-30 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.