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Events

Upcoming Performances

SEPTEMBER

male and female dancers in tango embrace

TAYLOR 2 DANCE COMPANY
Friday, September 13, 7:30pm  |  Coughlin Theater

America's premier modern dance company celebrates the visionary choreography of Paul Taylor (1930-2018).

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dancers in dark pants

DANCE ARTIST RESIDENCY SHOWCASE
Saturday, September 21, 7:30pm  |  Coughlin Theater

Featuring guest artists Forthun + Rome Dance Theater.

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CARLENE CARTER
Thursday, September 26, 7:30pm  |  Coughlin Theater

Singer-songwriter from country music's legendary Carter-Cash family.

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GONZAGA MUSIC DEPARTMENT SHOWCASE CONCERT
Sunday, September 29, 3pm  |  Coughlin Theater

Gonzaga Music Department faculty performers and composers with student musicians.

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OCTOBER

student dancers in colorful shirts and blouses

60 x 60 CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWCASE
Friday, October 4, 6:30pm  |  Recital Hall

A program of sixty 60-second original dances.

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GU Jazz Ensemble members onstage

JAZZ SAMPLER CONCERT
Friday, October 4, 8pm  |  Coughlin Theater

Gonzaga Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Workshop Combos play a variety of jazz styles.

Free

 
Gonzaga Choir members in concert dress posing on stairway

CHOIR CONCERT: "WHAT WE NEED IS HERE"
Saturday, October 5, 7:30pm  |  Coughlin Theater

GU Family Weekend concert with Discantus Treble Chorus, Glee Club, and Concert Choir.

Free

 
Comedian Robert Post in chef's costume facing a fish in the air

POST COMEDY THEATRE
Thursday, October 10, 7:30pm  |  Coughlin Theater

An evening of hilarious one-man physical sketch comedy.

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Gary Karr with double bass and bow

GONZAGA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Monday, October 14, 7:30pm  |  Coughlin Theater

Featuring double-bass soloist, Gary Karr.

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Actor Mike Wiley as Emmett Till

DAR HE: THE STORY OF EMMETT TILL
A Mike Wiley Production

Thursday, October 17, 7:30pm  |  Coughlin Theater

Riveting one-actor documentary drama.

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 2019-20  |  A Season of Discovery

Regional, national, and international guest artists presented by the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center

Talents that amaze. Traditions that unite. Ideas that transform.

From classical to country, historical to hip-hop, Celtic to comedy, discover new favorites at the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center.

Enjoy the best of established and upcoming professional performers in the beautiful Coughlin Theater with comfortable seating, close views, and excellent acoustics.

 

 Gonzaga Music, Theatre, and Dance

Award-winning ensembles, renowned faculty and staff, and student talent from across campus

The Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center is home to Gonzaga University’s Choral Ensembles, Jazz and Wind Ensembles, Symphony Orchestra, Theatre and Dance, and performances by Gonzaga students, faculty, and staff.

Tickets to Gonzaga Music, Theatre, and Dance performances held in the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center are available through the Center’s Box Office,or online at gonzaga.edu/ticketcenter.  For Gonzaga events in other locations, contact Departments directly.

 

 

 

Tickets sold online for performances at the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center should be purchased only through links from gonzaga.edu web pages, official Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center email, and web pages reached directly through the official Gonzaga University Ticket Center site: gonzaga.edu/ticketcenterNo other sites have been authorized by the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center or Gonzaga University to sell tickets. Tickets purchased through unauthorized sites may not be valid for admission.
 

2019-20 | A Season of Discovery

Taylor 2 Dance Company

Sept 13, 2019
Formed by dance visionary Paul Taylor (1930-2018), this six-member company pays tribute to Taylor in some of his most memorable and inspiring pieces.

Carlene Carter

Sept 26, 2019
Heiress to the legacy of the legendary Carter family, Carlene Carter’s music spans a range from flowery lyrics and romantic themes to songs of faith and darker fare.

POST Comedy Theatre

Oct 10, 2019
An evening of hilarious physical comedy, including a one-man, six-character murder-mystery comedy unlike anything you’ve ever experienced!

Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till

Oct 17, 2019
A riveting one-actor, multiple-character drama chronicling the murder and trial in the lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till. A true story with echoes in our own time.

California Guitar Trio + Montreal Guitar Trio

Nov 14, 2019
Two guitar trios combine distinctive sounds and styles in original compositions and arrangements of progressive rock, world, jazz and classical music.

Turtle Island Quartet: Winter's Eve

Dec 14, 2019
Joyous, timeless holiday music from winter celebrations around the globe. From ancient Celtic songs to Brazilian chorinho to a Miles Davis classic.

The Night Before Christmas Carol

Dec 19, 2019
David zum Brunnen portrays Charles Dickens and 17 favorite characters from Dickens' ghostly holiday classic in this humorous, historical, and heartwarming production.

Dallas String Quartet Electric

Feb 14, 2020
A fusion of classical and contemporary music for string quartet on traditional and electric strings along with drums and guitar. An international music sensation!

Hiplet Ballerinas

Feb 18, 2020
Classical pointe technique combined with hip-hop and urban dance styles, choreographed to music from Tchaikovsky to tango and Black Violin to Beyoncé.

Lunasa

Mar 5, 2020
An Irish music dream team combining top musical talents from Ireland’s greatest bands.

Arcis Saxophone Quartet

Mar 18, 2020
From baroque to modern, this unusual quartet will captivate you with their world-class technique and charismatic stage presence.

Grim and Fischer by WONDERHEADS

April 2, 2020
The Grim Reaper meets his match in this hilarious and touching physical mask comedy. Exquisite visual storytelling!

James Tormé

May 1, 2020
Tormé carries the torch of jazz greats like his father, Mel, with unforgettable style, talent, and charm that’s all his own.

Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock-N-Roll

May 15, 2020
Composer and pianist Neil Berg and stars from Broadway’s greatest rock musicals and bands share the songs and stories behind the music that changed the world!

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