Our local arts programming includes performances by and learning opportunities for local artists in the UIS Studio Theatre and other spaces. 

The UIS Performing Arts Center is pleased to host performances by university academic departments and community arts organizations.  Check our events page to learn about upcoming events by these groups, or visit their pages for more information. 

UIS Music

UIS Theatre

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Springfield Ballet Company


The UIS Performing Arts Center is pleased to offer sensory-friendly events to the public and as part of the Staley Class Acts series. Click here for more information.

We have recently announced auditions for local artists for performances of And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank.  Click here to read the audition notice and more information. Click here to fill out the audition form.