2019-2020 Season

The College of Arts and Humanities’ Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center is the thriving center for the performing arts at the University of Maryland. In the building, around the campus and throughout the community, you’ll find creative partners presenting art that reflects our cultural landscape, championing the creation of new work and engaging audiences in unique experiences—ultimately, building the future of the arts.

You won’t want to miss this exceptional art powered by innovative student and faculty artists, as well as awe-inspiring visiting artists. With more than 100 events to choose from this season, there are so many opportunities to discover, engage, dream and participate. Join us!

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The Clarice
Other
Thursday, September 12, 2019 . 5:30PM
Artsphere: Sculpture Building
Other
Friday, September 13, 2019 . 6PM
Music
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 . 12:30PM
Music
Sunday, September 22, 2019 . 5PM
Music
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 . 12:30PM
Photo by Shervin Lainez
Music
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 . 7PM
Music
Thursday, September 26, 2019 . 8PM
Theater
September 28 - October 5, 2019
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Sat, Sep 28, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 . 7:30PM
Wed, Oct 2, 2019 . 7:30PM
Thu, Oct 3, 2019 . 7:30PM
Fri, Oct 4, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 . 7:30PM
Music
Sunday, September 29, 2019 . 3PM
Dance
October 4 - 6, 2019
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Fri, Oct 4, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Oct 6, 2019 . 2:00PM
Music
Friday, October 4, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Friday, October 4, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Saturday, October 5, 2019 . 11:30AM
Music
Saturday, October 5, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Sunday, October 6, 2019 . 3PM
Music
Thursday, October 10, 2019 . 12:15PM
Music
Thursday, October 10, 2019 . 7PM
Music
Thursday, October 10, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 . 12PM
UMD Repertoire Orchestra
Music
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Thursday, October 17, 2019 . 1:30PM
Music
Thursday, October 17, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Thursday, October 17, 2019 . 9:30PM
Music
Friday, October 18, 2019 . 4PM
Dance, Theater
October 18 & 20, 2019
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Fri, Oct 18, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Oct 20, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sun, Oct 20, 2019 . 7:00PM
Music
Friday, October 18, 2019 . 8PM
Other
Monday, October 21, 2019 . 6PM
Peter Zazofsky
Music
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 . 12:30PM
Music
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 . 8PM
Dance
October 23, 2019 . 7:30PM
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Wed, Oct 23, 2019 . 7:30PM
Fri, Oct 25, 2019 . 7:30PM
Dance
Thursday, October 24, 2019 . 8PM
Dance
Thursday, October 24, 2019 . 9:30PM
Music
Sunday, October 27, 2019 . 3PM
Music
Monday, October 28, 2019 . 7:30PM
Music
Monday, October 28, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 . 7:30PM
Theater
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 . 8PM
Theater
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 . 9:30PM
Music
Friday, November 1, 2019 . 7PM
Theater
November 1 - 9, 2019
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Fri, Nov 1, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Nov 3, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sun, Nov 3, 2019 . 7:30PM
Wed, Nov 6, 2019 . 7:30PM
Thu, Nov 7, 2019 . 7:30PM
Fri, Nov 8, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sat, Nov 9, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sat, Nov 9, 2019 . 7:30PM
Music
Friday, November 1, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Friday, November 1, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Sunday, November 3, 2019 . 3PM
Music
Sunday, November 3, 2019 . 5PM
Music
November 5 & 6, 2019 . 7:30PM
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Tue, Nov 5, 2019 . 7:30PM
Wed, Nov 6, 2019 . 7:30PM
Music
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 . 8PM
National Collegiate Choral Organization Conference Concert
Music
Thursday, November 7, 2019 . 7:30PM
Music
Friday, November 8, 2019 . 7PM & 9PM
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Fri, Nov 8, 2019 . 7:00PM
Fri, Nov 8, 2019 . 9:00PM
Music
Saturday, November 9, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Sunday, November 10, 2019 . 1PM
Music
November 11 & 12, 2019
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Mon, Nov 11, 2019 . 5:30PM
Tue, Nov 12, 2019 . 7:00PM
Music
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 . 7PM
Music
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Thursday, November 14, 2019 . 7:30PM
Music
Friday, November 15, 2019 . 7PM
Dance
November 15 - 17, 2019
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Fri, Nov 15, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sat, Nov 16, 2019 . 3:00PM
Sat, Nov 16, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Nov 17, 2019 . 3:00PM
Music
Sunday, November 17, 2019 . 3PM
Music
Sunday, November 17, 2019 . 3PM
Masterful Strings: Emanuel Gruber, cello
Music
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 . 8PM
Emanuel Gruber
Music
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 . 12PM
November 20 & 21, 2019 . 7PM
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Wed, Nov 20, 2019 . 7:00PM
Thu, Nov 21, 2019 . 7:00PM
Music
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Thursday, November 21, 2019 . 1:30PM
Music
November 21 - 25, 2019
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Thu, Nov 21, 2019 . 7:30PM
Fri, Nov 22, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Nov 24, 2019 . 3:00PM
Mon, Nov 25, 2019 . 7:30PM
Dance
November 21 - 22, 2019 . 8PM
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Thu, Nov 21, 2019 . 8:00PM
Fri, Nov 22, 2019 . 8:00PM
Other
November 21-22, 2019 . 9PM
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Thu, Nov 21, 2019 . 9:00PM
Fri, Nov 22, 2019 . 9:00PM
Theater
November 21 & 24, 2019
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Fri, Nov 22, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Nov 24, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sun, Nov 24, 2019 . 7:00PM
Maryland Gospel Choir Concert
Music
Friday, November 22, 2019 . 7:30PM
Music
Sunday, November 24, 2019 . 1:30PM
UMD Korean Percussion Ensemble
Music
Monday, November 25, 2019 . 7:30PM
Music
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 . 12:30PM
Winter Concert: Femmes de Chanson and MannerMusik
Music
Monday, December 2, 2019 . 7PM
Music
Monday, December 2, 2019 . 7PM
Music
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 . 8PM
UMD Wind Ensemble
Music
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Thursday, December 5, 2019 . 7:30PM
Theater
December 5 - 7, 2019 . 8PM
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Thu, Dec 5, 2019 . 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 6, 2019 . 8:00PM
Sat, Dec 7, 2019 . 8:00PM
Theater
Dec. 6-7, 2019
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Fri, Dec 6, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sat, Dec 7, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sat, Dec 7, 2019 . 7:00PM
Music
Friday, December 6, 2019 . 8PM
Kaleidoscope of Bands
Music
Friday, December 6, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Friday, December 6, 2019 . 8PM
Music
Saturday, December 7, 2019 . 8PM
Theater
Sunday, December 8, 2019 . 3PM
Music
Sunday, December 8, 2019 . 3PM
Music
Monday, December 9, 2019 . 8PM
NextLOOK: Chitra Subramanian
Music
Friday, December 13, 2019 . 7PM
Music
Saturday, January 18, 2020 . 12:30PM
Dance
Saturday, January 25, 2020 . 3PM & 8PM
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Sat, Jan 25, 2020 . 3:00PM
Sat, Jan 25, 2020 . 8:00PM
Dance, Theater
January 31 - February 1, 2019
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Fri, Jan 31, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sat, Feb 1, 2020 . 2:00PM
Sat, Feb 1, 2020 . 7:00PM
Music
Friday, January 31, 2020 . 8PM
Other
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 . 5:30PM
Other
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 . 2PM
A Doll House
Theater
February 7 - 15, 2020
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Fri, Feb 7, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sat, Feb 8, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sun, Feb 9, 2020 . 2:00PM
Wed, Feb 12, 2020 . 7:30PM
Thu, Feb 13, 2020 . 7:30PM
Fri, Feb 14, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sat, Feb 15, 2020 . 2:00PM
Sat, Feb 15, 2020 . 7:30PM
Theater
February 7 & 8, 2020 . 8PM
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Fri, Feb 7, 2020 . 8:00PM
Sat, Feb 8, 2020 . 8:00PM
Theater
February 13 & 14, 2020 . 8PM
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Thu, Feb 13, 2020 . 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 14, 2020 . 8:00PM
NextLOOK: Simone Baron
Dance, Music
Friday, February 14, 2020 . 7PM
Opera New Work Reading
Music
Friday, February 14, 2020 . 7:30PM
Music
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 . 7PM
Music
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 . 9:30PM
Bach Cantata
Music
Thursday, February 20, 2020 . 1:30PM
Music
Thursday, February 20, 2020 . 8PM
Noises Off - February 2020
Theater
February 21 - 29, 2020
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Fri, Feb 21, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sat, Feb 22, 2020 . 2:00PM
Sat, Feb 22, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sun, Feb 23, 2020 . 2:00PM
Wed, Feb 26, 2020 . 7:30PM
Thu, Feb 27, 2020 . 7:30PM
Fri, Feb 28, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sat, Feb 29, 2020 . 2:00PM
University of Maryland Men's Chorus Invitational
Music
Saturday, February 22, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Thursday, February 27, 2020 . 7PM
Music
Friday, February 28, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Friday, February 28, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Friday, February 28, 2020 . 9:15PM
Conducting Workshop: Dvořák and Copland
Music
Saturday, February 29, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Sunday, March 1, 2020 . 3PM
Music
March 2, 2020 . 7:30PM
Music
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 . 7:30PM
Masterful Strings: Marcus Thompson, viola
Music
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 . 8PM
Dance
March 3- 4, 2020 . 8PM
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Tue, Mar 3, 2020 . 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 4, 2020 . 8:00PM
Other
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 . 12PM
UMD Repertoire Orchestra
Music
Thursday, March 5, 2020 . 8PM
Jesse Rodin
Music
Friday, March 6, 2020 . 4PM
UMD Wind Ensemble - March 2020
Music
Friday, March 6, 2020 . 8PM
Diana Cohen
Music
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 . 12:30PM
Music
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Thursday, March 26, 2020 . 7PM & 9PM
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Thu, Mar 26, 2020 . 7:00PM
Thu, Mar 26, 2020 . 9:00PM
Music for All: Concert Band Festival
Music
Friday, March 27, 2020 . 10AM
Women's Voices: UMD Treble Choir - March 2020
Music
Saturday, March 28, 2020 . 8PM
Faculty Artist Series: Tim Powell, saxophone
Music
Sunday, March 29, 2020 . 3PM
Spring Chamber Jazz
Music
March 31 - April 1, 2020 . 7:30PM
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Tue, Mar 31, 2020 . 7:30PM
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 . 7:30PM
Music
Thursday, April 2, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Friday, April 3, 2020 . 12PM
Musicology Lecture Series: Timothy Taylor- Ethnomusicology, UCLA
Other
Friday, April 3, 2020 . 4PM
Dance
April 3-1, 2019
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Fri, Apr 3, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sat, Apr 4, 2020 . 2:00PM
Sat, Apr 4, 2020 . 7:00PM
The Cunning Little Vixen
Music
April 3 - 11, 2020 . 3PM & 7:30PM
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Fri, Apr 3, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sun, Apr 5, 2020 . 3:00PM
Wed, Apr 8, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sat, Apr 11, 2020 . 7:30PM
University Chorale and Chamber Singers Concert
Music
Friday, April 3, 2020 . 8PM
Masterful Strings: Beethoven Cellobration 250!
Music
Saturday, April 4, 2020 . 3PM
Music
Saturday, April 4, 2020 . 7PM & 9PM
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Sat, Apr 4, 2020 . 7:00PM
Sat, Apr 4, 2020 . 9:00PM
University and Community Band Concert
Music
Sunday, April 5, 2020 . 3PM
Other
Thursday, April 9, 2020 . 5:30PM
Dance, Theater
April 10 & 11, 2020 . 7PM
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Fri, Apr 10, 2020 . 7:00PM
Sat, Apr 11, 2020 . 7:00PM
Music
Friday, April 10, 2020 . 8PM
Maryland Gospel Choir Concert
Music
Saturday, April 11, 2020 . 7:30PM
Faculty Artist Series: Stern and Andrist Duo
Music
Sunday, April 12, 2020 . 3PM
Chamber Music Showcase
Music
April 13-14, 2020
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Mon, Apr 13, 2020 . 5:30PM
Tue, Apr 14, 2020 . 7:00PM
Music
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 . 8PM
Theater
Friday, April 17, 2020 . 7PM
Piano Division Showcase
Music
Friday, April 17, 2020 . 8PM
Korean Percussion Ensemble
Music
Saturday, April 18, 2020 . 7:30PM
Music
Sunday, April 19, 2020 . 7:30PM
New Music at Maryland
Music
Monday, April 20, 2020 . 8PM
Dance
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 . 8PM
UMD Repertoire Orchestra
Music
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 . 8PM
Dance
Thursday, Aoril 23, 2020 . 7:30PM
Music
Friday, April 24, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Friday, April 24, 2020 . 8PM
JAPANESE KOTO CONCERT
Music
Sunday, April 26, 2020 . 2PM
UMD Percussion Ensemble
Music
Monday, April 27, 2020 . 8PM
Student Honors Noon Recital
Music
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 . 12:30PM
Outdoor Jazz Finale
Music
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 . 5:30PM
Music
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 . 7PM
Music
Thursday, April 30, 2020 . 12:30PM
Music
Thursday, April 30, 2020 . 8PM
UMD Wind Ensemble
Music
Friday, May 1, 2020 . 8PM
Theater
May 2-9, 2020
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Sat, May 2, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sun, May 3, 2020 . 2:00PM
Sun, May 3, 2020 . 7:30PM
Wed, May 6, 2020 . 7:30PM
Thu, May 7, 2020 . 7:30PM
Fri, May 8, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sat, May 9, 2020 . 2:00PM
Sat, May 9, 2020 . 7:30PM
Honors Chamber Music Concert
Music
Sunday, May 3, 2020 . 3PM
Spring Choral Showcase
Music
Sunday, May 3, 2020 . 7:30PM
University and Community Band Concert
Music
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 . 8PM
Music
Thursday, May 7, 2020 . 1:30PM
Opera Scene Study: Maryland Opera Studio
Music
May 7 - 8, 2020 . 7:30PM
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Thu, May 7, 2020 . 7:30PM
Fri, May 8, 2020 . 7:30PM
Music
Friday, May 8, 2020 . 7PM & 9PM
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Fri, May 8, 2020 . 7:00PM
Fri, May 8, 2020 . 9:00PM
May 8 - 10, 2020
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Fri, May 8, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sat, May 9, 2020 . 3:00PM
Sat, May 9, 2020 . 7:30PM
Sun, May 10, 2020 . 3:00PM
UMD Wind Orchestra - May 2020
Saturday, May 9, 2020 . 8PM
Theater
Sunday, May 10, 2020 . 3PM