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Transformative encounters with truth and beauty, as communicated through the arts, are a treasure that the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center makes available to patrons from a remarkably diverse cross-section of the local and campus community.


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American Ballet Theatre Studio Company brings Artistry and Virtuosity to the Center

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company brings the artistry and virtuosity of American Ballet Theatre to the DeBartolo Performing Arts... Read More

Five Reasons to see Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

If you like jazz, this weekend is your opportunity for one of the greatest jazz shows to ever come to South Bend. The Monterey Jazz... Read More

Meet the Cast of “The Weir”

Actors from Irish Theatre of Chicago tell us about their characters in the upcoming production of "The Weir" coming to the DeBartolo... Read More