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.
August 29, 2017
Five-time Emmy-nominated actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson will visit Ball State University this fall as a visiting guest artist. Ferguson, who portrays the character of Mitchell Pritchett on ABC’s award-winning sitcom “Modern Family,” will visit campus Dec. 1-3.
August 25, 2017
A new exhibition showcasing solo work from artist Stacey Lee Webber is open at Ball State University’s Atrium Gallery through Sept. 20. Webber’s exhibition, titled “Objectified,” uses a combination of objects, jewelry and sculpture to celebrate the blue-collar work ethic of American families.
April 25, 2017
Explore the life of one of the world’s most famous no-nonsense nannies in the Department of Theatre and Dance’s contemporary dance production, “Reimagining Mary”. Performances take place on the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. April 26-29.
March 27, 2017
“Shrek the Musical,” the story of a reclusive green ogre and his adventures in a land full of fairy tale characters, opens at Ball State University at 7:30 p.m. March 31 and April 1-2 and 4-8, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on April 2, 8 and 9. Tickets are available at the University Theatre box office and online.
January 30, 2017
The production opens Feb. 3 and continues through Feb. 11. Buy tickets from the box office.
January 26, 2017
“SHIFT: Jongil Ma, Christopher Smith, Corban Walker,” a global exhibition presenting contemporary works from three international artists, will explore how people see and experience space and time as well as physical and emotional realities. The exhibit runs Jan. 20-May 7 with music and lectures throughout the semester.
November 28, 2016
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s holiday transformation is about to become one of Ball State’s largest theater productions when “A Christmas Carol” comes to the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-10 and 15-17, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Dec. 10-11 and 17-18.
October 19, 2016
“Swing!” brings its jazz-infused story told via song and dance to the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. November 4, 5 and 8-12 with a 2:30 p.m. matinee November 6 and 13.
September 19, 2016
“Parade,” a heart-wrenching true story about a Brooklyn-based Jewish man wrongly convicted for a crime he didn’t commit, opens at Ball State University at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in University Theatre. The production also will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and Sept. 27-Oct. 1, and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 25 and Oct. 2.
June 17, 2016
Music for All’s national summer music camp returns to campus for another year — this time with Ball State as a sponsor. The university has hosted the symposium since 2011, and under the sponsorship agreement, it will continue to do so through 2023.