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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!

Nov
30

Senior Capstone Lecture/Recital: Holly Boivin

  Senior Capstone Lecture/Recital: Holly BoivinUNH 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 sta ...
Dec
01

ArtBREAK with Current Studio Art Faculty

ArtBREAK with Current Studio Art Faculty image. ArtBreak artist talk will take place on Wednesday, December 1, 12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m. in the Museum of Art, PCAC. Current studio art faculty members Brett Gamache, MFA '05, and Emily Leonard Trenhol ...
Dec
01

The John C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays

The John C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays image.  The John C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays are awarded to undergraduate students whose original works will be produced and performed as a part of our main stage season.DATES: 12/1/21 at 7pm   ...
Dec
01

Arlene Kies Piano Recital and Master Class Series: Richard Jeric

Arlene Kies Piano Recital and Master Class Series: Richard Jeric image. American pianist Richard Jeric is a dynamic soloist, avid collaborator, and committed educator. Noted for “colorful and flawless” performances, he has performed internationally in England, Dublin ...
Dec
02

Masterclass with Pianist Richard Jeric

  Arlene Kies Piano Recital and Masterclass SeriesGuest artist Richard Jeric will conduct a masterclass on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 9:30 am in Bratton Recital Hall of the Paul Creative Arts C ...
Dec
02

The John C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays

The John C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays image.  The John C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays are awarded to undergraduate students whose original works will be produced and performed as a part of our main stage season.DATES: 12/1/21 at 7pm   ...

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.
  • Venue/Seating Information

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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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