Press

Find our press releases and materials here. Click photos for a high resolution version.

For Media Inquiries, please contact:
Abby Eddy, director of marketing, 765-494-9712 or aeeddy@purdue.edu.

Education Research

Purdue Convocations published data from a research study on the intersection of literacy and the performing arts. more…

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Artemis

The Artemis sextet gathers their genius for selections spanning Theolonius Monk to the Beatles – presented with passion, power and sensitivity. more… Photo by Daniel Azoulay.

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Neyla Pekarek

Cellist/vocalist Neyla Pekarek—formerly of the Grammy®️-nominated indie-folk band the Lumineers – combines Americana, blues, 60s pop and more on her 2019 solo debut Rattlesnake. more… Photos by Liza Nelson.

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Alice in Wonderland

This innovative interpretation of the beloved classic remains faithful to Lewis Carroll’s lively humor while springing several surprises of its own. Join Alice at the gateway to imagination. more… Photos by Marc-Antoine Duhaime.

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Guangdong Modern Dance Company: Beyond Calligraphy

Founded in 1992, Guangdong Modern Dance Company explores China’s modern identity, cultural history and social perspectives through contemporary dance. more… Photos provided by the production.

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Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

In this immersive production, you’ll jump in and explore unknown depths of the ocean–where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago…and perhaps still exist today! more… Photos provided by the production.

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Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Founded in 1982, this Grammy-winning chamber orchestra is bringing the Baroque to life with lesser known works by composers like Vivaldi, Handel, Bach and more. more… Photos by Uwe Arens.

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Jake Owen: Down to the Tiki Tonk Acoustic Tour

Platinum-certified Big Loud recording artist Jake Owen has seven #1 songs, numerous #1 albums and multi-platinum hits to his name. more… Photos provided by the artist.

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Blue Man Group

Back at Purdue for the first time since 2013, this Blue Man Group performance is infused with new music, fresh stories, custom-built instruments, sensory-stimulating graphics and unforgettable entertainment. more… Photos by Lindsay Best.

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The Brother Brothers

After making their Purdue debut last year opening for I’m With Her, the Brother Brothers are back for more as the Outreach Artists-in-Residence. more… Photos by Justin Camerer.

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Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks

Exciting and inspirational, Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks shows how individual determination makes a difference in freedom and equality for all. more… Photos by Andy Bustin.

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Casting Crowns: Only Jesus Tour with Matthew West

After an amazing performance in 2017, Casting Crowns makes their triumphant return to Elliott Hall of Music on March 5, 2020 as part of their Only Jesus Tour. more… Photos provided by the artist.

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Third Coast Percussion: Paddle to the Sea

Accompanying the Oscar®-nominated film Paddle to the Sea live, Third Coast Percussion interweaves original compositions with water-inspired works to create a piece both spirited and serene. more… Photos by Saverio Truglia.

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DÖKK by fuse*

DÖKK uses software to synthesize real-time data that is visualized through a 3-D projection environment to create a daring, dynamic journey into the subconscious. more… Photos by Enrico Maria Bertani.

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A Bronx Tale

On the streets of the Bronx in the 1960s, a young man finds himself caught between the working-class father he loves and the high-rolling mob boss he’d love to be. more… Photos by Joan Marcus.

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Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank

Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank put four hands on one piano for duets The New York Times praised for “a huge, richly varied sound, a lively imagination and a firm sense of style.” more… Photos by Lisa Marie Mazzucco.

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Waitress

Waitress is the Tony®-nominated musical about Jenna, an expert baker searching for the perfect recipe for happiness. more… Photos by Rene Cervantes.

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