Arts at Carroll

With our more than 100-year tradition of excellence in the arts, Carroll presents dozens of music concerts, theatrical performances and art exhibitions each year. It’s not uncommon to see a world premiere or attend a workshop with an international guest-artist at Carroll. Our performances and exhibits take place on campus in our beautiful arts facilities and are open to the public. On stage or off, our students are the driving force behind every event. From promotion and design, to stage managing and ticket sales, our students have hands-on opportunities that allow them to communicate through the arts even if they aren’t  studying art, graphic design, music, music therapy, photography or theatre.

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Never miss a Carroll University theatre production, music performance or art exhibition again with the Box Office Insider Email Newsletter! Our Box Office Insiders receive exclusive deals, early bird ticket notifications and season previews.

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Box Office Insider Podcast

Join host Sara Meyer, Promotion and Events Manager at Carroll University, as she speaks each week with faculty, students, and alumni to highlight areas in which they're creative Pioneers. Learn about upcoming projects and more through storytelling and conversations with the artists themselves!

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CU | Gig

CU | Gig is a program that matches talented Visual and Performing Arts alumni with creative needs of the community including live music, design services, photography, music lessons and more.

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Visual and Performing Arts News

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VPA Overcomes COVID-19 Challenges


For the Visual and Performing Arts, the Very Foundation of Artistic Expression Has Been Transformed by COVID-19.

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Marching Pioneers Wrap Successful Season


In the midst of a pandemic, The Carroll University Marching Pioneers completed a season full of new traditions. The premiere of their final marching video marks the end of the very successful 2020 fall semester.


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Milwaukee is ranked second in a new analysis by LinkedIn’s Economic Graph team of U.S. cities that are especially well-suited for new grads.

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