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    Music and Theatre

    Explore the performing arts through participation, study, and production.

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Upcoming Concerts

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Capital Trio Performs Chamber Music by Max Lifchitz - CANCELED
Thursday, September 23

Student Recitals
Wednesday, October 13; Friday, December 3; Tuesday, March 8 & Wednesday, May 4

UAlbany Symphony Orchestra and Concert Band
Sunday, October 24

The Choral Hour
Saturday, October 30 and Friday, April 29

Bach to Broadway
Friday, November 19

UAlbany Jazz Ensemble
Mondays, November 22 and April 25

Winterreise
Wednesday, December 1

Holiday Concert
Sunday, December 5

Twelve Drummers Drummin’
Monday, December 6

Theatre Productions

2021-22


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New Play Arena

Directed by Sara Katzoff

The work of UAlbany Student Playwrights will be celebrated in this unique production. 

October 15-23

 

A Dream Play

By August Strindberg
Adapted by Caryl Churchill
Directed by Angela Ledtke

In this modern “Everywoman” play a young woman sets out on a journey in the course of which she encounters life’s wonders, contradictions and absurdities. August Strindberg’s dream world comes alive with fresh, contemporary resonances in this adaptation by leading feminist playwright Caryl Churchill.

November 11-20

 

Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Chad Larabee

On an island where everyone’s in love with someone, but no one’s in love with the someone who loves them back, a castaway may be able to set everything right. Twelfth Night is a classic tale of gender-bending hijinks, mistaken identity, and the quest for true love.  “If music be the food of live, play on.”

March 31-April 10

 

Fresh Acts

Artistic Director Kate Walat

The Theatre Program’s annual festival of play readings features works written, directed, and performed entirely by students. See some of the freshest writing that UAlbany has to offer, and be a part of the dynamic process of theatre being made, in the kind of creative collaborations at the heart of the American theatre.

April 20-23
 

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Music Performance Ensembles

The Music Program’s ensembles perform on campus every semester. Our vocal groups include a large Chorale and the audition-based Chamber Singers. Instrumental ensembles include Orchestra, Jazz Band, Concert Band, and Percussion Ensemble. The Marching and Pep Bands play at athletic events. Non-majors and community members are welcome to participate.

Two students in a theatre production

 

Theatre Auditions

Auditions for UAlbany Theatre productions occur three times a year. 
See our Theatre Auditions and Production Policy page for additional information.

 

Faculty Expertise

Faculty are internationally recognized for their compositions, performances, and scholarship. We emphasize issues relevant to music and society such as social media, rock, jazz, and transatlantic cultural exchange. Expertise includes recording practices, multimedia composition, film music, gender studies, world musics, and history of theory. See faculty bios for additional information on publications, recordings, and performances.

Percussion Ensemble
Contact

Music

Performing Arts Center 310
[email protected]
Phone: 518-442-4187

Hours
By Phone: Monday - Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm (Mon/Tue lunch 12-12:30pm, Wed-Fri lunch 11:30am-1pm)

Theatre

Performing Arts Center 262
[email protected]
Phone: 518-442-4200

Hours
By Phone: Monday - Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm (closed 12-1pm for lunch)

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