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Be wowed. Explore the edge of passion, daring, intellect, power and poetry. The Paul Creative Arts Center (PCAC) is UNH’s center for the fine and performing arts. Visual art, music, dance, and theatre are living and breathing every day at PCAC. Be part of the experience.

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Theatre and Dance Department
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Upcoming Events!

Sep
30

Student Recital #2

 Music majors perform a wide variety of repertoire. UNH plans a fully open and in-person fall semester. Some precautions may remain in effect such as decreased density as recommended by the CDC an ...
Oct
06

ArtBREAK Artist Talk with Current Fine Art Faculty

ArtBREAK Artist Talk with Current Fine Art Faculty image. ArtBreak artist talk will take place on Wednesday, October 6, 12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m., A218, PCAC. Current fine art faculty members Leah Woods, Emily Wernig and Julee Holcombe will share  insights in ...
Oct
13

ArtBREAK Artist Talk with Current Art Faculty

ArtBREAK Artist Talk with Current Art Faculty image. ArtBreak artist talk will take place on Wednesday, October 13, 12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m., A218, PCAC.Current fine art faculty members Lieze Zahabi, Benjamin Cariens and Michael Cardinali will share ins ...
Oct
14

Student Recital #3

 Student Recital #3  Music majors perform a wide variety of repertoire.Details TBAUNH plans a fully open and in-person fall semester. Some precautions may remain in effect such as decreased densit ...
Oct
14

UNH Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

UNH Wind Symphony, Andrew Boysen Jr., conductorUNH Symphonic Band, Casey Goodwin, conductorDetails TBAUNH plans a fully open and in-person fall semester. Some precautions may remain in effect such ...
Oct
15

UNH Jazz Bands

 UNH Jazz Bands, Chris Klaxton, directorDetails TBAUNH plans a fully open and in-person fall semester. Some precautions may remain in effect such as decreased density as recommended by the CDC and ...

Purchase Tickets

  • Online:  www.unharts.com
  • By phone: (603) 862-PCAC (7222)
  • By mail, with check or credit card, to the PCAC Ticket Office, Paul Creative Arts Center, 30 Academic Way, Durham, NH 03824.
  • In person: Paul Creative Arts Center Ticket Office
    30 Academic Way
    University of New Hampshire
    Durham, NH 03824
    From 12-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, beginning the second week of each semester.
    The box office is also open one hour prior to each event.
    Cash, check or credit cards are accepted.
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Mailing List

  • Music Education B.M, Conducting M.A. | Graduate Assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    What you are currently doing for work and how did you get there? Currently I am a D.M.A. candidate focusing in wind band conducting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where I will be serving as the band graduate assistant. I graduated with my B.M. in music education at UNH before teaching at...
    Music Education B.M, Conducting M.A. | Graduate Assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    What you are currently doing for work and how did you get there? Currently I am a D.M.A. candidate focusing in wind band conducting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where I will be serving as the band graduate assistant. I graduated with my B.M. in music education at UNH before teaching at...
  • Theatre Major | Actor and Theatre Teacher
    My time at UNH was consumed with theater and dance. I spent a lot of time in the dance studio with Gay Nardone, who is still teaching. I also spent a lot of time in PCAC with Carol Lucha Burns, she was tough but so honest. ...
    Theatre Major | Actor and Theatre Teacher
    My time at UNH was consumed with theater and dance. I spent a lot of time in the dance studio with Gay Nardone, who is still teaching. I also spent a lot of time in PCAC with Carol Lucha Burns, she was tough but so honest. ...
  • Music Education Major
    Brendan McWalter has enjoyed music since he was a child in Franklin, Mass.: music was his favorite class in elementary school, and he started playing saxophone when he was in 6th grade. “Music was a stress reliever for me,” he says. During high school, as a counselor at a summer music camp, he...
    Music Education Major
    Brendan McWalter has enjoyed music since he was a child in Franklin, Mass.: music was his favorite class in elementary school, and he started playing saxophone when he was in 6th grade. “Music was a stress reliever for me,” he says. During high school, as a counselor at a summer music camp, he...
  • Refugee Composers of the Twentieth Century: The Impact of Displacement on Musical Identity During World War II
    The spark of interest for Kylie Smith's article entry in UNH's Undergraduate Research Journal Inquiry  began with her first Music History course, taught by Professor Rose Pruiksma. With a new-found interest in long-term research, a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SEED) grant, and...
    Refugee Composers of the Twentieth Century: The Impact of Displacement on Musical Identity During World War II
    The spark of interest for Kylie Smith's article entry in UNH's Undergraduate Research Journal Inquiry  began with her first Music History course, taught by Professor Rose Pruiksma. With a new-found interest in long-term research, a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SEED) grant, and...
  • Secondary Theatre Education and Design & Theatre Technology Major
    Hometown: Dedham, Mass. What made you choose UNH? I was looking for schools that had a secondary theatre education major and when I visited UNH I fell in love with the campus! I found a place where I could pursue a career in theatre education and, hopefully someday, become a professional theatre...
    Secondary Theatre Education and Design & Theatre Technology Major
    Hometown: Dedham, Mass. What made you choose UNH? I was looking for schools that had a secondary theatre education major and when I visited UNH I fell in love with the campus! I found a place where I could pursue a career in theatre education and, hopefully someday, become a professional theatre...

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