Each academic year, the University Theatre presents five mainstage productions and two dance concerts; three studio productions; numerous student-directed productions; and screenings of student films. The Department of Theatre Arts (theatre, dance, and motion pictures) biannually sponsors a Big Lens Festival of student films. The department brings in guest artists throughout the year.
The Departments of Theatre Arts, Music, and Art and Art History annually present the ARTSGALA, an arts and entertainment event that raises need-based scholarship funds for qualified Miami Valley students in the fine and performing arts.
The Department of Music presents a variety of performances during the academic year, including opera productions; band, orchestral, and choral concerts; chamber music recitals; and solo performances by students and faculty. Most performances are held in the Concert Hall, located in the Creative Arts Center. All are open to the public, and many are free of charge.
The University Art Galleries in the Creative Arts Center, run by the Department of Art and Art History, schedule six fine art exhibitions each year, which are free and open to the public. The Experimental Gallery, part of the same complex, houses frequently changing exhibitions of student art work.
The University Activities Board (UAB), operated by students for students, schedules a wide variety of events, including guest speakers, comedy/novelty entertainment, concerts, cultural activities, and traditional programs such as Fall Fest and May Daze.
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