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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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Upcoming Events!

January
21

Faculty Concert Series: Nathan Jorgensen, saxophone 8:00 PM

8:00 PM - Johnson Theatre: Nathan Jorgensen, saxophone, with the Portland Jazz Orchestra Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at 8 pm in Johnson Theatre of the Paul Creative Arts Center, on the Durham campus. Free and open to the public. Dr. Nathan Jorgensen will be presenting his faculty recital with the Portland Jazz Orchestra, a professional big band based in Portland, Maine. Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine’s premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton. The PJO is made up of professional musicians, many of whom are both performers and educators in New England. Members of the PJO have performed, recorded and toured with numerous artists including: Natalie Cole, Tony Bennett, Bob Mintzer, Marvin Stamm, Barry Manilow, Roberta Flack, the Temptations, the Artie Shaw Orchestra and the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
January
25

UNH Choral Gala Concert 7:00 PM

7:00 PM - Johnson Theatre: The University of New Hampshire Department of Music presents the culminating concert of the UNH Choral Gala, conducted by Alex Favazza, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm in Johnson Theatre of the Paul Creative Arts Center, on the Durham campus. Students perform together in Middle School and High School Gala Honor Choirs under the direction of the guest clinician conductors. Earlier in the day, individual school choirs also perform for guest clinicians and receive specialized instruction. Performances by those individual choirs are then featured in the evening Gala concert, along with performances by UNH Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Alex T. Favazza, Jr. We are pleased to host Dr. Hillary Ridgley, Professor of Choral Music Education, Syracuse University as the Middle School Honor Choir guest conductor and Dr. Andrew Minear, Director of Choral Activities, The University of Alabama as the High School Gala Honor Choir conductor. Dr. Minear will also conduct the UNH Symphony Orchestra with the High School Gala Honor Choir.Free and open to the public
January
26

Auditions for Entry into Acting and Musical Theatre 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Paul Creative Arts Center Johnson Theatre: Audition information for the main stage productions produced by the Theatre and Department.

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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