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2023-2024 Performing Arts Season

Join us for our theatre and dance productions!


Thursday, October 5th, 7pm

Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum

A "test kitchen" for experimentation, this evening of performance will feature student and faculty works responding to the current exhibitions at the Hilliard. This event is open and free to all.


ALONG THE NILE by Brian Egland

Thursday, October 26-Saturday, October 28 at 7:30pm, Sunday, October 29 at 2pm

Burke Theatre in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL campus

A World Premiere play by Brian Egland, Louisiana native and participant in the The National Black Theatre's "I Am Soul" Playwright residency program. "Black is magic. In blackness anything can be. In the beginning all was black and all was nothing but a singular god amongst blackness...Atum Ra." 




Thursday, November 16-Saturday, November 18 at 7:00 PM, Sunday, November 18 at 2:00 PM

Ducrest-Gillfrey Auditorium in Angelle Hall on the UL campus

The UL Dance program is delighted to bring our annual Fall Dance concert to Lafayette audiences. Featuring a variety of original and restaged pieces by guest and faculty choreographers, State of LA Danse brings a wide spectrum of classical and contemporary dance to area audiences.


THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare

Thursday, February 29-Sunday, March 10

Burke Theatre in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL campus

One of Shakespeare's last plays, The Tempest transports audiences to a remote island filled with magic, intrigue, romance, and comedy. 


Thursday, April 11 - Saturday, April 13 at 7:00 PM, and Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 PM

Burke Theatre in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL campus

Original works choreographed by students of the UL Dance Program.  An Evening of Dance always provides a wide variety of the best work developed by our students over the span of the year.