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31Jul2014

Tons of Money -- Lyric Rep Stage Production

This spirited farce follows a broke inventor who inherits tons of money, only to discover that he w...

01Aug2014

The Elephant Man -- Lyric Rep Stage Production

This 1979 Tony Award-Winning play chronicles the true story of John Merrick, treated first as a fai...

02Aug2014

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum - OLRC Stage Production

The fast-paced, witty, irreverent comedy is one of the funniest musicals every written. A Funny Thi...

02Aug2014

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum - OLRC Stage Production

The fast-paced, witty, irreverent comedy is one of the funniest musicals every written. A Funny Thi...

02Sep2014

Celebrate America Show: In The Miller Mood, 'A Sentimental Journey'

We're celebrating 15 years of shows featuring swinging 1940s style music that captures the timeless...

19Sep2014

Swaner Star Party 2014

Star Party 2014! Friday, September 19, 8-9:30 p.m. Interested in astronomy? Join us as we celebrate...

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USU hosts free lectures each semester with guests ranging from Bill Nye the Science Guy, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, PostSecret author Frank Warren, and a variety of successful artists and writers.

The Performance Hall

The dean of USU's new Caine College of the Arts is Craig Jessop, USU alum and former conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, dubbed “America's Choir” by President Ronald Reagan.

The Fry Street Quartet is the region's only professional string quartet in residence. Formerly recipients of the Millennium Grand Prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the group now works as faculty in USU's Music Department in addition to regular performances on campus and international tours.

Each year, Logan offers summer performances by the Utah Festival Opera Company, rotating art exhibits, live performance theaters, a daily summer music series, quarterly community-wide gallery walks, and various festivals throughout the year.

In addition to the numerous traditional movie theaters in Logan, the city also boasts an arts cinema and theater devoted exclusively to showing classic films.

Students can visit one of USU's museums, which always offer free admission. USU's campus in Price, Utah, houses a Prehistoric Museum and an excavation program that has produced 12 new species of dinosaurs.

USU Alum Mark Walton worked as a story artist for Disney on films including Tarzan, The Emperor's New Groove, and Meet the Robinsons. He was also the voice of Rhino in the movie Bolt. Other alumni from USU's arts programs have gone on to sing with the Metropolitan Opera, star in the nationally touring production of Hairspray, and work as an illustrator for magazines including Time, Newsweek, RollingStone, National Geographic, and the New Yorker.