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Worcester State University’s Visual and Performing Arts Department offers over 15 arts events per year with 3 to 4 gallery exhibits, 10 to 12 music performances, and 3 full theatre productions. All of these events involve students—whether in the background organizing and setting up the show or in the foreground exhibiting or performing their work. All exhibits and performances are open to the public and affordable; some are free. We welcome your interest in our programs and invite you to attend an upcoming event.Download the WooPass app
The Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Gallery, located in the Ghosh Science and Technology Center, offers 3 to 4 exhibits per year of current renowned artists and of our faculty and students—all of which allow students and the public to explore the established, edgy, and innovative in the artistic world. The gallery’s mission is to contribute to the cultural offerings of the region by exhibiting work of vitality and interest in the contemporary art world. The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
Exhibits 2016 Student Thesis Art ShowApril 21 - May 13Opening Reception: April 21 at 5-7 p.m.Graduating seniors present the culmination of their work.Contact Information508firstname.lastname@example.org /WSUGallery
Worcester State Theatre raises the standard for student production and for audience understanding of the theatre as it brings to the stage, for public and campus audiences, the playwrights that intrigue, deliver a message, and make us think so that we leave knowing why theatre is still relevant on today’s stage.
Tickets to all productions: general public $14 ($10 with a WOO Card); senior citizens $10 ($7 with a WOO Card); students $7 ($5 with a WOO Card)A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare November 17-20, 2016 Almost Maine by John Cariani March 2-5, 2017 Boeing, Boeing by Marc Camoletti. translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans April 27-30, 2017 Student Directed One Acts April 28 - 30 at 8 p.m.May 1 at 2 p.m.Choosing from a vast store of one-act plays, students in WSU’s directing class apply the skills gained in the class to direct and produce a series of one act plays. Box Office508-929-8843BoxOffice@worcester.eduTickets also are available at the Student Center Information Desk. /WorcesterStateTheatre