2022-23 Season Events


FEB 3, 4, 10, 11 | 7:30 pm

The impassioned true story of Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca is told by his close friend and muse, actress Margarita Xirgu, during the last moments of her life.


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Jacobs Live at the Movies

FEB 17, 18 | 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the next installment in this popular series as a Jacobs School orchestra on stage at the Musical Arts Center provides the dramatic musical accompaniment to one of your favorite contemporary films on the big screen.

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Anne Frank

MAR 3, 4, 9, 10 | 7:30 pm

Based on The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, this powerful recounting features a haunting contemporary score by Pulitzer Prize-winner Shulamit Ran and a dynamic libretto by Charles Kondek.

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Singing Hoosiers Spring Concert

MAR 25 | 7:30 pm

A potpourri of popular music old and new, sparkling choreography, and high-energy variety deliver effervescent entertainment for fun-lovers of all ages.

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Spring Ballet

MAR 31 | 7:30 pm

APR 1 | 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Featuring Serenade, Ballad Unto, and a World Premiere by Gianna Reisen.

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APR 14, 15, 21, 22 | 7:30 pm

Based on Voltaire’s masterful satire of the same name, this outlandish episodic operetta pokes fun at the idea that everything happens for a reason, and its irreverent absurdity allows us to laugh at ourselves and the hypocrisy we face daily.

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Jazz Celebration

APR 29 | 7:30 pm

This annual celebration of all things jazz guarantees to be hot enough to keep your spring fever going strong. 

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Explore previous seasons

Now is a great time to dive into our archive of on-demand content from previous seasons in order to prepare yourself for in-person experiences this fall.

Relive—or discover—some of your favorite offerings from IU Jacobs School of Music Opera and Ballet Theater as we get ready to greet you live soon!

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The opera and ballet performances . . . enhance my life in so many ways . . . you can’t help but leave the theater in a completely different state of mind.

Lynn Schwartzberg, General Manager, One World Catering, Bloomington

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