Events

Dec 1 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 2 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 3 2022 | 2pm, Dec 3 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 4 2022 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Guignol Theatre 

The comedic, satirical play, The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, is a scathing attack on pretension and hypocrisy. It was originally staged in 1777 in London’s Drury Lane Theatre. In this play, gossip and scandal, fueled by sexual intrigue, dominate the high society and aristocracy…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Dec 3 2022 | 2pm, Dec 3 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 4 2022 | 3pm

The University of Kentucky Choirs presents the 25nd annual “Collage: A Holiday Spectacular,” Dec. 3 and 4th, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall.  

“Collage” is a fast-paced and visually exciting concert featuring more than 500 celebrated vocalists and musicians from the UK School of Music and the Lexington Singers Children’s Choir coming together to perform…

Singletary Concert Hall
$34 Adults / $17 Students (all tickets subject to additional processing fees)
Dec 5 2022 | 7pm

Scott County High School, Great Crossing High School, and Anderson County High School present their Winter Choral Concert in the SCFA Concert Hall.

All Ages. Reserved seating.

Singletary Concert Hall
$6 All Seats (all tickets subject to additional processing fees)
Dec 7 2022 | 3pm

The University of Kentucky prepares the next generation of arts leaders through its innovative online PhD in Arts Administration.

For over 30 years, the University of Kentucky has offered one of the most respected and comprehensive arts management curriculum in the country.

We are ahead of the curve. Our specially trained faculty and staff have been creating unique student-centered online learning…

Online
Free
Dec 11 2022 | 4 - 5:30pm

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season as Alltech presents their traditional "Celebration of Song" featuring the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre and winners of the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. Parking is free. Donations will be accepted for Eastern Kentucky flood relief through the Pearse Lyons ACE Foundation.

Close out the evening with a drive through the sparkling Southern Lights…

Alltech Arena, Kentucky Horse Park
4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511
Free
Dec 13 2022 | 7:30pm

The annual Jazzy Christmas Concert featuring the Bluegrass Area Jazz Ambassadors.

SCFA Recital Hall. General Admission. 

Singletary Recital Hall
$10 Adult / $4 Student (all tickets subject to additional processing fees)
Dec 16 2022 | 7pm, Dec 17 2022 | 2pm

Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents "The Nutcracker in One Act" in the SCFA Concert Hall.

This shortened performance of The Nutcracker (presented in a single, family-friendly act) was created with younger audiences in mind, condensing the enchantment to capture the attention of kids.

Reserved Seating. Free tickets for children 2 & under available at the SCFA Box Office.

Singletary Concert Hall
$28 Adults/$23 Student (all tickets subject to additional processing fees)
Dec 16 2022 | 7pm, Dec 17 2022 | 2pm

Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents "The Nutcracker in One Act" in the SCFA Concert Hall.

This shortened performance of The Nutcracker (presented in a single, family-friendly act) was created with younger audiences in mind, condensing the enchantment to capture the attention of kids.

Reserved Seating. Free tickets for children 2 & under available at the SCFA Box Office.

Singletary Concert Hall
$28 Adults/$23 Student (all tickets subject to additional processing fees)
Jan 7 - May 27 2023

The title and spirit of this exhibition was inspired in many ways by a photograph made by Mark Klett with Byron Wolfe. An intrepid climber bounds from one rocky outcrop to another; caught in mid-air, his landing is uncertain. Klett started out as a straight photographer, but began marrying historic and contemporary imagery, occasionally with tongue in cheek. He has deftly inserted a vintage postcard of the daredevil jumper into his own twenty…

UK Art Museum
Free
Jan 27 - 29 2023

Honor Band Weekend features two fantastic bands and lots of opportunities to learn, grow, and share in a once-in-a-lifetime experience with giants of the wind band world and other band students.

Entrance into the Concert Band is based on high school director recommendation and all names must be submitted by director and not by student. Entrance into the Wind Ensemble will be based on a personal application and audition recording…

Singletary Center
Audition/Nomination Required
Jan 27 2023 | 8:30am - 4pm

Join the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre & Dance on Friday, January 27, 2023 for a day of free dance workshops taught by our faculty, Q&As with both faculty and current students, and tours of our facilities on campus. Plus, all participants will be provided lunch at the Gatton Student Center Champions Kitchen and one complimentary ticket to our mainstage production, "Rooted Forces" Dance Concert at 7:30 pm in the Guignol…

Charles F. Dickins Dance Studio
Free
Jan 27 2023 | 7:30pm, Jan 28 2023 | 7:30pm, Jan 29 2023 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
Rooted Forces
Guignol Theatre

The annual dance concert, Rooted Forces, features new dances by faculty, guest artists, and student work. Aligned with UK as a leading research university, the choreography is rooted in inquiry, exploration, risk-taking, and creativity. Through an extraordinary breadth of multi-faceted perspectives and creative…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Jan 28 2023 | 10am - 5pm

SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

9:30-10a Registration 10-10:50a Masterclass with Andrew Braddock 11-11:50a Masterclass with Atar Arad 11:50a Lunch break (lunch will not be provided) 12:30p LOOP: Ligeti's Inspiration & Legacy, a recital by Rose Wollman 1:45-3:45p Viola ensemble rehearsal  4p Final concert with performances from the viola ensemble, competition winners, and guest artists.

Lunch is not provided but is available for…

Gatton Student Center Cinema
$20, Registration Required
Jan 27 2023 | 7:30pm, Jan 28 2023 | 7:30pm, Jan 29 2023 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
Rooted Forces
Guignol Theatre

The annual dance concert, Rooted Forces, features new dances by faculty, guest artists, and student work. Aligned with UK as a leading research university, the choreography is rooted in inquiry, exploration, risk-taking, and creativity. Through an extraordinary breadth of multi-faceted perspectives and creative…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Jan 27 2023 | 7:30pm, Jan 28 2023 | 7:30pm, Jan 29 2023 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
Rooted Forces
Guignol Theatre

The annual dance concert, Rooted Forces, features new dances by faculty, guest artists, and student work. Aligned with UK as a leading research university, the choreography is rooted in inquiry, exploration, risk-taking, and creativity. Through an extraordinary breadth of multi-faceted perspectives and creative…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00