A creative connection to the university’s mission “to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world.”
COVID-19 Requirements for Event Attendees

Dominican University Performing Arts Center is requiring all event attendees 5 and older to show one of the following prior to admission to in-person events:

  1. Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination (including 2 weeks passing since final injection).
  2. OR proof of a negative Covid-19 test result from a test taken within 72 hour prior to the event.
  3. OR DU faculty/staff or student identification card

Patrons that are 18 years of age and older will be required to provide a Photo ID when presenting vax card or negative COVID-19 test.

Children under 5 do not need a vaccination card or recent COVID-19 test.

Face masks are required to be worn indoors at all times.

Upcoming Events

Austin Channing Brown

Join this New York Times Bestselling author to explore Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

Presented Online
February 9 | 7:00pm
Maia Chaka

Celebrate Black History Month with educator and sports official Maia Chaka.

Presented Online
February 24 | 2:30pm
Free; Reservations Required
The Reminders

Soulful vocals with reggae-tinged hip-hop beats highlight inspiring messages of unity and togetherness.

Lund Auditorium
February 26 | 7:30pm
Tickets starting at $20
Kate Bowler

Join New York Times Bestselling author, Kate Bowler, for a conversation about her recent book, No Cure for Being Human.

Presented Online
March 2 | 7:00pm
Free; $10 Suggested Donation
An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth

Celebrated actress and singer, Kristin Chenoweth gives a very special concert in support of student scholarships at Dominican University.

Lund Auditorium
March 5 | 7:00pm
$150 - $250
The Tent of Abraham: Women in Our Traditions

Through the lens of interfaith sharing, this course explores the roles and status of women as essential to God’s unfolding revelation in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim sacred texts.

Springer Suites, Main Campus
March 16 | 1:00pm to 3:00pm
$50 Course Fee
Ada Limón

NEW DATE - Join us for an evening of poetry with Ada Limon, author of six books of poetry including The Carrying, which won the Nat'l Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry.

Online and in person at Lund Auditorium
March 22 | 7:00pm
Tickets $10, registration required
The Tent of Abraham: Women in Our Traditions

Through the lens of interfaith sharing, this course explores the roles and status of women as essential to God’s unfolding revelation in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim sacred texts.

Springer Suites, Main Campus
March 23 | 1:00pm to 3:00pm
$50 Course Fee
The Tent of Abraham: Women in Our Traditions

Through the lens of interfaith sharing, this course explores the roles and status of women as essential to God’s unfolding revelation in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim sacred texts.

Springer Suites, Main Campus
March 30 | 1:00pm to 3:00pm
$50 Course Fee
Aisha Saeed
Online and in-person at Lund Auditorium
March 31 | 6:00pm
Free; Reservations Required
Annual Fashion Show
Shaffer Silveri Atrium, Parmer Hall
April 2 | 2:00pm
Tickets $15, Students $10
Annual Fashion Show
Shaffer Silveri Atrium, Parmer Hall
April 3 | 2:00pm
Tickets $15, Students $10
Silent Sky

Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both.

Martin Recital Hall
April 7 | 7:00pm
Tickets $18, DU Students Free
Silent Sky

Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both.

Martin Recital Hall
April 8 | 7:30pm
Tickets $18, DU Students Free
Silent Sky

Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both.

Martin Recital Hall
April 9 | 7:30pm
Tickets $18, DU Students Free
Silent Sky

Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both.

Martin Recital Hall
April 10 | 3:00pm
Tickets $18, DU Students Free
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theatre

Now celebrating its 46th anniversary season, the Chicago-based International Ensemble Español has been hailed for its "grand theatricality, precision-tooled technique, and flamenco-based fire."

Lund Auditorium
April 23 | 7:30pm
Tickets starting at $20
Ebony Thomas

The Shadow Book: Reading Slavery, Fugitivity, and Freedom in Children’s  Books and Media

Online and in-person at Martin Recital Hall
May 2 | 6:00pm
Free, registration required

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