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Founded 1901

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UW-Whitewater Flute Ensemble performs holiday songs during intermission at the Gala Holiday Concert put on by the UW-Whitewater Music Department at Young Auditorium Dec 2 2023.

Celebrating the season

Jayden Kimpel, Campus Journalist December 3, 2023

Red bows, festive ties, Santa hats and concert black adorned UW-Whitewater music students as they performed at the 2023 Gala Holiday Concert at Young Auditorium Dec. 2. The lobby was decorated with poinsettias,...

The main set of Guys on Ice is an ice fishing cabin.

Guys on Ice comes to Whitewater

Wil Vollentine, Arts & Rec Assistant Editor November 5, 2023

The Wisconsin original show “Guys on Ice” was performed Saturday night at the Young Auditorium. The show is a comedic musical about two guys out ice fishing. The play was originally part of Wisconsin's...

Charlie Berens, a Midwestern-based comedian, visits Whitewater for the third time on his Good Old Fashioned Tour on Sep. 8.

Young Auditorium welcomes performers

Josh Stoughton, Arts & Rec Editor September 3, 2023

As the new school year starts to approach, Young Auditorium starts to look for events to captivate audiences. This includes comedy shows, musicals, concerts and more that would bring the community of Whitewater...

Now That was a Golden Girls show

Now ‘That’ was a Golden Girls show

Sydney Wojcik, Arts & Recreation Editor April 10, 2022

A spin on everyone’s favorite show that always keeps it classy and sassy, the off broadway, That Golden Girls Show, did not disappoint. The show took place in the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s...

Th stage is set for the show to start Sunday, Feb. 27 for the afternoon productions of Church Basement Ladies in the Young Auditorium.

Audiences laugh and learn at Church Basement Ladies production

Mason Thompson, Journalist February 27, 2022

The 20th Anniversary Tour of the Church Basement Ladies came to UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium with two productions Sunday, Feb. 27, providing a fun learning experience for those that attended.  Inspired...

John Muller as Buddy Holly performs in his Winter Dance Party recreation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper’s final tour. At Young Auditorium Feb. 11th 2022.

Winter dance party turns up the heat

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor February 13, 2022

Chills were running up and down bodies of audience members last Friday night on Feb. 11, but it had nothing to do with the bitter February air. John Mueller’s “Winter Dance Party” rocked Young Auditorium...

The Lightwire Theater performed “A Very Electric Christmas” in the Young Auditorium on Dec. 12, 2021.

Lightwire Theater brightens up Young Auditorium

Alicia Dougherty, Editor December 12, 2021

It was an electrifying day at the Young Auditorium Dec 12, 2021, as the Lightwire Theater dazzled the audiences with their Christmas show, “A Very Electric Christmas.” With only five people, some graceful...

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...

B2WINS musician Walter Caldas races a bow across his electric violin during a concert at Young Auditorium Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

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...

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