Our schedule for the spring semester is listed below. All performances and concerts are open to the public. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before the start time listed. Most events are free, but purchased tickets are required for the mainstage theater show and the dance ensemble concert.
If you have any questions or have special needs that we need to be aware of prior to your arrival, please email PerformingArts@usfca.edu or call (415) 422-5979.
Thu 3/4 | 6:00pm | McLaren 250 | FREE
The Sarah Bush Dance Project (SBDP), a contemporary dance company based in Oakland, creates dances that show strong, emotional, well-rounded women — dances that inspire all women to feel better about our place in the world.
Sponsored by the Global Women's Right's Forum
Devising Activist Performance Workshops
Thu 3/4 | 1:00pm | Studio Theater | FREE
Mon 3/9 | 1:00pm | MA122 | FREE
Thu 3/31 | 9:55am | LM151 | FREE
Local artist-activist Erika Chong Shuch visits PASJ students during Spring '15 classes (Senior Project, Music & Social Protest, and Contemporary Performance Practices). These workshops are open to all members of USF to join. For more information email Amie Dowling at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri 3/5 & Sat 3/6 | 8:00pm | Studio Theater | FREE
PASJ majors Haley Heidmann ‘14 and Charlotte Baldiviez ‘15 produced this performance of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years. Starring Haley Heidmann and Jack Forster ‘16.
PASJ Mainstage Theater Show: Twelfth Night
Fri 4/10 & Sat 4/11 | 8:00pm | Studio Theater
Thu 4/16, Fri 4/17 & Sat 4/18 | 8:00pm | Studio Theater
Matinee: Fri 4/17 | 2:00pm | Studio Theater
Twelfth Night, or What You Will by William Shakespeare. A Melancholy Comedy about Desire, Identity, and Friendship. Directed by Stephanie Hunt. Music Direction by Daria D’Andrea.
Tue 4/14 | 11:45am-12:30pm | Gleeson Plaza | FREE
Students from the USF Dance Program perform in front of the Gleeson Library. Samples from dance technique classes will include Hip Hop, West African, Contemporary/Modern, Ballet, and more. For more information contact Mo Miner at email@example.com
PASJ Mainstage Dance Show: USF Dance Ensemble Concert
Fri 4/24 & Sat 4/25 | 8:00pm | Presentation Theater
USF students perform original works by USF dance faculty choreographers: Eli Nelson, Naby Bangoura, Jay Loyola
PASJ Mainstage Show: Senior Projects
Fri 4/30 & Sat 5/1 | 8:00pm | Studio Theater | FREE
Graduating PASJ majors present original works in dance, music, and theater
Spring '15 Music Festival
Dons Marching Band
Sat 5/9 | 12:00pm | Presentation Theater | FREE
An outdoor reverie around campus, with the Dons Band performing arrangements of your favorite pop songs.
Sat 5/9 | 2:00pm | LM 100 | FREE
An intimate performance of instrumental art music performed by students in the MUS 111 Chamber Ensemble, directed by Daria D'Andrea
Solo Showcase Concert
Sat 5/9 | 7:00pm | Presentation Theater | FREE
PASJ majors & music minors perform a variety of musical styles and original pieces. Directed by Judith May.
Sun 5/10 | 2:00pm | Presentation Theater | FREE
Students in Judith May's Songwriting class present original compositions.
Sun 5/10 | 7:00pm | Presentation Theater | FREE
Five student-produced ensembles (USF Voices, Men’s, Women’s, Jazz and SIX Voices) under the direction of Rick Roberts. Assistant Musical Directors: Sean Gresens '15 and Lance Fernando '18
Mon 5/11 | 5:00pm | Presentation Theater | FREE
The Spiritual Notes Gospel Choir, directed by Derrick Hall, featuring joyful renditions of classic & contemporary gospel music
Mon 5/11 | 7:00pm | Presentation Theater | FREE
Rock-n-roll favorites reinterpreted by members of the MUS 111 Rock Band, directed by Mike Fiorentino
Tue 5/12 | 5:00pm | Presentation Theater | FREE
A variety of jazz standards interpreted by members of the MUS 111 Jazz Band, directed by Pascal Bokar Thiam
Master Class with André de Quadros
Tue 5/12 | 6:00pm | LM 151 | FREE
Guest Conductor André de Quadros, who will collaborate with UCCE for the "One Sky, Many Destinies" concert on May 14, presents an open master class for singers
Electric Sound Collective
Tue 5/12 | 7:00pm | Presentation Theater | FREE
Improvisatory electronic music with digitally created & manipulated sounds, directed by Daniel Cullen
University Classical Choral Ensembles
Thu 5/14 | 8:00pm | Presentation Theater | FREE
"One Sky, Many Destinies" featuring works by Lloyd/Peterson, Barnwell, Conte, Sandström, and Abu-Khader/de Quadros. Directed by Rebecca PN Seeman. Guest Conductor André de Quadros.
USF Dance Ensemble Auditions
Thu 2/5 | 6:00pm | KG Dance Studio
Registration begins at 6:00pm. To enter Koret bring your USF id card.
For more information email Mo Miner
Black History Through Music
Mon 2/23 | 6:00pm | LM 100 | FREE
America’s Got Talent finalist Lawrence Beamen joins the Spiritual Notes Gospel Choir for an evening of music
Dance Master Classes in February
Tu 2/17 | 12:45pm | KG Dance Studio: Carolyn Sadeh
Th 2/19 | 9:55pm | LM151: James Graham Gaga
Local artists visit with USF students to hold open master classes in dance. For more information contact Megan Nicely
Dance Generators Concert
Fri 2/27 | 1:00pm | Studio Theater | FREE
Sat 2/28 | 7:00pm | Studio Theater | FREE
USF's Intergenerational Dance Troupe Annual Showing at USF. To reserve a ticket, email firstname.lastname@example.org