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Amber Dolphin (left) and Carol Carlson both played the violin during Pecatonica String
Quartet’s performance inside Young Auditorium.

Quartet strums up a beat

Hunter Wade, Journalist February 28, 2021

From the Star Wars theme song to a waltz by Mozart - The Pecatonica String Quartet had a song for every flavor at it's Community Connections Concert Series performance Saturday, Feb. 27. The group put...

Brazilian brothers rock Young Auditorium

Brazilian brothers rock Young Auditorium

Jacob Bessette, Journalist February 14, 2021

Using a combination of electric violin and ukulele, Brazilian music duo B2WINS performed for a live and streaming Young Auditorium audience Friday, Feb. 12.  The twins performed their renditions of both...

In-person performances and   online shows offer theatre thrills

In-person performances and online shows offer theatre thrills

January 24, 2021

The spring 2021 Center for the Arts performance line-up promises a wide array of entertainment genres, as well as different viewing mediums for audiences’ enjoyment this semester. Both the Theatre &...

Shannon Dozoryst and Aaron Wesolowski hang out in their pajamas at the Young Auditorium’s green room for a behind-the-scenes virtual telethon fundraiser running from Oct. 16-22 .

Where is your second home?

Lizzy Rost, Arts and Rec Editor October 18, 2020

When most arts students think about their second home, they think of their passions. They think of their singing lessons, interactions with the audience, the laughs from their inside jokes, and their thrilling...

It was storytime, and Shannon Dozoryst read Louie’s book out loud. When Dozoryst spoke, the community curiously listened, and were eager to learn. - photo courtesy of Young Auditorium

BIG READ books focus on Hmong cultural identity

Lizzy Rost, Arts and Recreational Editor October 4, 2020

The Young Auditorium received a federal grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in Sept. 2020. NEA partnered with a not-for-profit organization, The Arts Midwest. This organization administers...

Young Auditorium performs online

Young Auditorium performs online

Olivia Enriquez, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor April 20, 2020

Despite the cancellation of shows due to COVID-19, the Young Auditorium is keeping engaged with audiences at home by posting every day to its Facebook page including links to live-streamed performances...

Families play at Young Auditorium

Jake Klein, Journalist February 24, 2020

The Young Auditorium hosted a Family Fun Day on Feb. 22 in the Greenhill Center of the Arts.       There was a plethora of free activities for families to participate in, and it was open to the public....

Young Auditorium hosts family-friendly shows

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor January 20, 2020

The Young Auditorium begins its lineup this spring semester with three family-friendly shows, starting at the end of January. Attendees can show off their singing skills at the Young Auditorium as the...

A&R Review: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor October 21, 2019

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” put on by GreatWorks Theatre in Young Auditorium on October 13 was an absolutely adorable, funny and family-friendly adaptation of the gothic story of the same name by...

A&R Review: Rhapsodie Quartet

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor October 14, 2019

With a varied repertoire and atypical seating, the Rhapsodie Quartet strung new life into the Young Auditorium Tuesday Oct. 8. The concert featured two UW-Whitewater faculty members, pianist Karen Boe...

Members of the Hiplet Ballerinas hold a Q&A after their performance in young Auditorium.

Hiplet Ballerinas bring new style to Whitewater

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor September 30, 2019

UW-Whitewater students and community members were in attendance at the Hiplet Ballerinas performance in Young Auditorium on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The Hiplet Ballerinas are a group of dancers that perform...

New director steps into new role

LaDae'meona McDowell, Arts & Rec Editor September 2, 2019

Young Auditorium’s new director is in bloom as Shannon Dozoryst steps into her new position. Dozoryst is passionate in showing the campus and community what the auditorium has to offer. Dozoryst, having...

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