AU Concert Band & AU Orchestra in Concert

The AU Concert Band, under the direction of William Arnts, teams up with the AU Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Lisa Lantz for an Evening of Music from Hollywood to Broadway. The public is invited to this free event.

The Nutcracker Toy Box: An original ballet by the Genesee Dance Theatre

Nancy Howe Auditorium, David A. Howe Public Library 155 N. Main Street, Wellsville, NY

Step into the Toymaker's workshop where the toys are bursting with Christmas cheer! From marching tin soldiers to dancing dolls and a jumping jack in the box, the Toymaker has everything he needs to impress the children at the big Christmas Eve Party. . . except his prized possession--The Nutcracker! Can the Toymaker find him […]


I Voted. Did You? A Staged Reading on Voting Rights

Miller Theater, Miller Performing Arts Center 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

This is a staged reading of a new text devised by Dr. Becky Prophet, Sara Schnick Love, Alfred theatre alumni and current theatre students

Visiting Artist Rob Bartlett residency

Rod Brown Studio Miller Performing Arts Building 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

Actor/Comedian/Alfred Alum Rob Barlett Comedian and actor Rob Bartlett, who attended Alfred University, will be a visiting artist in the Theatre Dept., and will give an audition workshop on 3/23 at 6 PM. He will also visit the Intro to Theatre classes to discuss his careering stand-up, on radio and Broadway, and those are open […]

Department Story

April 7th - April 9th, 7pm During the Covid lockdown in the Spring of 2020, Alfred University Theatre faculty Eliza Beckwith and Maureen Weiss watched an online production of Shakespeare's The Tempest, by the Big Telly Theatre Company in Northern Ireland. ( They were so impressed that they contacted Artistic Director, Zoe Seaton, and this […]

The Assortmitorium: A New Play by Howard Lang

The Knight Club 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

In this new one-act play, grab yourself a seat to witness the most ambitious traveling circus this side of the hemisphere, debuting for one night only! Strap in for spurts of Opera, Mime, Balloons, Contortion of all proportions! Prepare to laugh! Cry! Applaud!?! Did I mention laugh? Sunday, April 24th in The Knight Club at […]


Mark Twain, Live!

The Palmer Opera House 12 W Main St, Cuba, NY

Mike Randall as Mark Twain, Saturday, May 7th at 2 PM. Concessions and cash bar available. Tickets are $10 PreSale and $12 at the door. In 2022 Mike Randall will celebrate his 50th year of performing MARK TWAIN LIVE! His first show was in May 1971 at Rosary Hill College (now Daemen College) in Buffalo, […]

Alfred Summer Arts Festival: Making Meaning in an Uncertain World

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

Alfred University invites you into an immersive five-day festival designed to embrace the creativity of the community in collaboration with local and international visiting artists, July 10th through 16th. FESTIVAL WEEK WORKSHOPS MORNING WORKSHOPS -Sandy Silva // Rhythm, Movement, and Voice -Kathy Kennedy // Low-Watt Radio & Echolocation -George Ferrandi // Still A Ray sculpture […]

Making Meaning in an Uncertain World

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

Closing Night Performance About this event How do we make meaning in an uncertain world? Sometimes it can help to look skyward as artist Bill Gilbert suggests. Inspired by his workshop “walking constellations” this will be an evening dedicated to the process of making meaning by going outwards into the unknown. Whether this quest takes […]

National Theatre Live: Henry V

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY

Captured live from London's Donmar Warehouse Theatre Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare's thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France.  When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he […]