Public performances paused

Due to the pandemic, and with the health and safety of our guests in mind, we regret that there will be no public performances until further notice. The Musical Arts Center Box Office will also remain closed.

We look forward to hosting you again when it is safe to do so.

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2021 Virtual Performances

Title Art for Xerxes, written by G. Handel. Evening image of a coast with cliffs, a boat approaching the shore, and a large tree silhouette in the foreground.


March 5, 6 | 7:30 pm

Sibling and romantic rivalry provide plenty of entertaining complications in this comic nod to the green-eyed monster—Baroque style.

Explore Xerxes

Three figures at the entrance of a grand, forbidding home.

The Turn of the Screw

April 2, 3 | 7:30 pm

The dreams of a young governess starting her new position quickly become a nightmare in this unnerving psychological thriller based on the novella by Henry James. 

Explore The Turn of the Screw

Title Art for La Boheme, written by G. Puccini. Image of candle with smoke curling off the page on a dark background.

La Bohème

April 23, 24 | 7:30 pm

Bohemians and highbrows alike are sure to be inspired by the drama and achingly beautiful music of one of the world’s favorite operas.

Explore La Bohème

Enjoy past productions!

This intermission between live public performances is a great time to dive into our archive of on-demand content from previous seasons.

While we continue to work diligently to bring you the top-notch productions you are accustomed to when we are able, please feel free to relive—or discover—some of your favorite offerings from IU Jacobs School of Music Opera and Ballet Theater.

View past productions now