CU Presents

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CU Presents is the home of performing arts on the beautiful University of Colorado Boulder campus. With hundreds of concerts, plays, recitals and more on our stages each year, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Our performances include:

  • The Artist Series, which for more than 80 years has welcomed world-renowned musicians and dance troupes to historic Macky Auditorium
  • The Colorado Shakespeare Festival, a professional theatre company devoted to the Bard’s works
  • The Takács Quartet, a world-renowned chamber ensemble in residence at CU Boulder
  • The Eklund Opera Program and CU’s New Opera Workshop
  • Select performances at CU Boulder’s Department of Theatre & Dance
  • Major events, master classes, workshops and lectures at the CU Boulder College of Music
  • The Holiday Festival, an annual student and faculty music showcase in Macky Auditorium
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Upcoming Events

CU @ The Dairy: Worlds Around Us - John Gunther & Friends

Join CU composer and saxophonist John Gunther for a musical journey exploring a fascinating potpourri of styles - a string quartet, jazz trio, electronic...

2/21 7:30pm
CU Guitar Festival Winners: Silvui Ciulei, guitar, and Stephen Lochbaum, guitar

The winners of the 2017 CU International Guitar Festival Competition, Silvui Ciulei and Stephen Lochbaum, return to Grusin Music Hall for an encore...

2/22 7:30pm
Guest Master Class: Danny Gurwin, voice and acting

Danny Gurwin, award-winning director, musical theatre singer and actor and Head of Musical Theatre at the University of Arizona, Tucson, will present a...

2/23 1pm
Everyman: A play adapted by Carol Ann Duffy

When death comes calling, how will you measure your time on Earth? This visceral retelling of a 15th-century morality play begs the world to consider the...

2/23 7:30pm
Open Space: Curated by CU Dance Connection

Be moved by dance works that lilt, groove and tumble across a spectrum of styles in this student-produced and CU Dance Connection-curated series.

2/23 7:30pm

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