Arts Calendar

Spring | Summer 2017

The Arts at CSU

April | May | Summer


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

April

Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre
CSU Spring Dance Concert 2017*
Featuring CSU Dance Company, faculty, staff, musicians and guest artists, this repertory concert, directed by Lynn Deering, includes an eclectic evening of contemporary and traditional choreography.

Saturday, April 1 – Saturday, April 8
CSU Main Campus, Multiple Locations
Black Aspirations Week
Black Aspirations is an activity of the Cleveland State University Black Studies Program.
For more information on events, please visit csuohio.edu/class/black-studies.

Monday, April 3 at 8:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Cleveland Contemporary Players presents
Clocks in Motion

Played by the percussion ensemble.

Saturday, April 8 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Jazz Heritage Orchestra*
The Abyssinian Mass

A Blend of Jazz and Gospel Music Composed by Wynton Marsalis.

Friday, April 14 at 7:00 pm
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU
The Lighthouse Reading Series
Readings: Kazim Ali and Lily Hoang

Sunday, April 16 at 6:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre
Freaky Friday!*
A one-night-only Cleveland State University and Cleveland Play House benefit show with ½ off the regular ticket price! All proceeds from the ticket sales go towards scholarships for our students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Wednesday, April 19 at 12:00 pm
Off Campus, Trinity Cathedral
CSU Wind Ensemble
Trinity Cathedral Brownbag Concert

Birch Browning, conductor

Thursday, April 20 – Sunday, April 30
CSU Arts Campus, The Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre
A Streetcar Named Desire*
Written by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Nathan Motta

Friday, April 21 at 4:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, The Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre
Dinner and a Show*
A Streetcar Named Desire

Dinner at Elements Bistro followed by A Streetcar Named Desire at The Helen Theatre.
Pre-reservations through Playhouse Square required.

Monday, April 24 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Wind Ensemble
Birch Browning, conductor
Guest Ensemble - Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony I
Daniel Crain, conductor

Monday, April 24 at 8:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
No Exit New Music Ensemble

Friday, April 28 at 4:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, The Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre
Dinner and a Show*
A Streetcar Named Desire

Dinner at Elements Bistro followed by A Streetcar Named Desire at The Helen Theatre.
Pre-reservations through Playhouse Square required.

Friday, April 28 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Symphony Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor

Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Opera Theater Workshop
José Gotera, director

Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Cleveland Winds
Birch Browning, conductor

May

Monday, May 1 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
University Chorus and CSU Chorale
Brian Bailey, conductor

Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Dr. John A. Flower Faculty Concert Series
CSU Faculty Woodwind Recital

Concert broadcast on WCLV at a later date.

Friday, May 5 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Jazz Ensemble Concert
John Perrine, director

Saturday, May 6 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building
Annual Cleveland Tuba-Euphonium Day
For more information, please visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/ClevelandTubaEuphoniumDay.

Sunday, May 7 from 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building
CSU Trombone Day
For more information, please visit csuohio.edu/music.

Sunday, May 7 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series with Jeffrey Siegel*
Virtuoso Variations

Kaleidoscopic variants on famous melodies! Music of Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Liszt and Chopin.

Summer

Monday, June 5 – Friday, June 23
CSU Arts Campus, Middough Building Dance Studios
CSU Summer Dance 2017*
For more information, please visit csuohio.edu/theatredance.

Wednesday, June 7 – Friday, June 9
Cleveland State University & Playhouse Square Neighborhood
AHA! Festival
For more information, please visit ahacsu.com.

Saturday, July 29 – Saturday, August 5
CSU Arts Campus, Middough Building Dance Studios
American Dance Festival in Cleveland*
Presented by DANCECleveland.
For more information, please visit csuohio.edu/theatredance.

For information on tickets and locations, click here.

Galleries at CSU

StanczakFriday, March 10 – Saturday, April 15
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

North and Center Galleries: The Curious Case of Color
An exhibition exploring color as a primary perceptual phenomenon. Works by Rachel Beamer, Lynda Britton, Matthew Kolodziej, Qian Li, Dennis Long, Paul O’Keeffe, Lorri Ott, John Pearson, Douglas Sanderson, Audra Skuodas, Julian Stanczak, and Anna Tararova.

Friday, May 5 – Saturday, June 10
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

North Gallery: Merit Scholar Exhibition
An exhibition of works created by recipients of the CSU Art Department Merit Scholarship.

South and Center Galleries: 46th Student Show
A juried exhibition of works in all media by CSU students, organized by SOFA (Student Organization for Fine Art).

For information on tickets and locations, click here.


Events are subject to change without notice;
please read above for the most up-to-date information.

*There is a cost to these events.*