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WORKING: A Musical (Theatre Fest ’21)

April 14 - April 20
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 19, 2021

Theatre Fest '21 continues with Working: A Musical (Concert Version). Working is based on real-life stories collected by Studs Terkel and includes songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Taylor, and Micki Grant. Our concert version is a testament to strength, tenacity, and…

Songs of Work & Protest (Theatre Fest ’21)

April 21 - April 27
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 19, 2021

Theatre Fest '21 continues with Songs of Work & Protest, an ensemble piece combining song, dance, and story. This presentation is crafted by students, and explores how work and song connect and express the class struggle. SHOW STREAMING DATES & TIMES April…

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Arielle Romano

April 21 @ 7:30 pm

Arielle Romano is a Milwaukee-based Painter who is pursuing her MFA at UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts. She is a recent graduate from UW-Parkside where she earned her BFA in 2018.

Springdances: Blurring Borders

April 22 - April 24

SpringDances will feature works from Dance Faculty Mair Culbreth, Simone Ferro, Maria Gillespie and Dan Schuchart, with original composition by Andy Miller and Allen Russell. Guest performance by UWM music professor Bernard Zinck.

UWM Composition and Technology Spring Concert

April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Composition and Technology area presents new works by UWM student composers. The live-streamed concert will feature new music paired with multimedia accompanied by short introductions by the composers.

Cohort: MA/MFA Thesis Exhibition

April 23 - May 17

Celebrate with our graduating MA/MFA artists, who exhibit their finest work and share their creative journeys in a freshly curated online gallery (link coming soon). Artist Talks: Friday, April 23, 5:30 p.m. Zoom Event Meeting ID: 882 6394 0028 Passcode:…

Playboy of the Western World (Theatre Fest ’21)

April 28 - May 19

Playboy of the Western World is our fourth (of five) productions in Theatre Fest '21. We have reimagined this classic as an old-time radio drama.  Our Playboy is a tour de force of sound engineering and voice-acting. Listen as we dive into…

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Nick Briz

April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Nick Briz is a Chicago-based new media artist, educator, and organizer. Briz teaches at the Marwen Foundation and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, has shown his work internationally, and is the co-founder of the GLI.TC/H conference.

Makers!21 Annual Juried Student Exhibition

April 30 - May 12

Makers21! is an annual juried student exhibition, and first ever virtual event,  showcasing the art and design work from the Peck School of the Arts Jewelry and Metalsmithing and Digital Fabrication and Design Area students.

Wind Ensemble

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The final Wind Ensemble concert of the 2020-21 season features music by Gustav Holst, Evelin Auger, Tielman Susato, Felix Mendelssohn and Karl King. Serving as guest conductor of Mendelssohn's Overture Op. 24 for chamber winds, will be Dr. David Turrill, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Muskingum University (OH).

UWM Percussion Ensemble

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents Recover, featuring four premieres of brand new works that the ensemble helped to commission.

UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles (UWAY) Spring Concert

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The UWM Youth Wind and Percussion Ensembles program (UWAY) presents a live-streamed, per-recorded concert.

Symphony Band & University Community Band

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for the final concert of the year as UWM's Symphony Band and University Band perform an exciting and varied program of works for concert band. The Symphony Band is under the direction of Dr. Scott R. Corley and the University Community Band will be led by graduate conductors Matthew Dutczak and Ross Venneberg.

Twelfth Night

May 5 - May 19

We close Theatre Fest '21 with Twelfth Night.  From our Mainstage Theatre, we transplant Shakespeare’s romantic comedy to the wild high society of 1920’s London and transformed into a powerfully-funny, gender-bending exposé of social bullying, elitism, lust, and personal desire. View…

BFA/BA Capstone Exhibition

May 5 - May 15

A Department of Art & Design invites you to join us as we celebrate graduating BFA/BA artists and their achievements. Please tour the online exhibition (available May 5th, 2021) featuring the Class of Spring 2021 and their outstanding work.

DVC BFA: Senior Design Capstone Showcase

May 6 - May 17

Seniors of the the Design & Visual Communication program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts will be showcasing their capstone work from their Spring 2021 semester. Website link and more information coming soon.

UWM Steel PANthers

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The UWM Steel PANthers is a student steel pan ensemble that explores the rich traditions of Trinidadian steel band music as well as classical and pop music transcriptions.

Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert & Beethoven “Pastoral”

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

UWM Symphony Orchestra's final concert will feature the winners of the 2020 Concerto Competition. Ian Wasserman will perform Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1, and Zachary Childress will perform Haydn's Oboe Concerto arranged for Saxophone. UWM Symphony will conclude its season with Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral," which depicts the power and beauty of nature.

Jazz Ensemble

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

UWM Jazz Ensemble The Jazz Ensemble is comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate students devoted to the study of big band jazz and its related musical styles arranged for this instrumentation. Music is performed from a diverse array of composers…

WORKING: A Musical (Theatre Fest ’21)

May 13 - May 19
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 19, 2021

Theatre Fest '21 continues with Working: A Musical (Concert Version). Working is based on real-life stories collected by Studs Terkel and includes songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Taylor, and Micki Grant. Our concert version is a testament to strength, tenacity, and…

The Day the Music Came Back (Theatre Fest ’21)

May 13 - May 19
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 13 of the month, repeating until May 19, 2021

Theatre Fest '21 kicks off with The Day the Music Came Back, written by our resident playwright Associate Professor Alvaro Saar Rios, imagines a dystopian world where a group of teens must decide whether to risk their lives to listen to…

Songs of Work & Protest (Theatre Fest ’21)

May 13 - May 19
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 19, 2021

Theatre Fest '21 continues with Songs of Work & Protest, an ensemble piece combining song, dance, and story. This presentation is crafted by students, and explores how work and song connect and express the class struggle. SHOW STREAMING DATES & TIMES April…

Saxophone Ensemble Concert

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This diverse program showcases the ensemble repertoire of Marilyn Shrude, Jenni Watson, and Steven Bryant. We are also excited to be premiering new arrangements by Luke Daniels, Adam LuMaye, and Nick Ortiz on the YDS-150 Digital Saxophone!

Jewelry & Metalsmithing Summer Workshops

June 1 - August 20

Jewelers and metalsmiths of all levels are invited to expand their skills with the exciting and challenging summer workshops. Investigate a variety of techniques and processes and learn new ways to solve problems while exploring your creative potential. For a…

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