News & Announcements

Keep up to date on the latest happenings at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.


As we entered a full year of pandemic restrictions, faculty and students were challenged to devise new ways of developing and presenting... Read More

World Premiere of Hershey Felder, PUCCINI to Benefit the Center

Hershey Felder Presents – Live from Florence, and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, announce the world premiere livestream of Hershey... Read More

Good Movies, Bad Dates, and Lessons Learned

This Valentine's Day, our Cinema Program Director Ricky Herbst shares stories of three disastrous movie dates and the lessons that can be... Read More

HERE to tutor children of faculty and staff

TutorND was formed as part of the University's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Many of DPAC's staff have been involved with the... Read More

Performing Arts Resolutions: Furthering Our Literacy in 2021

If you love the performing arts, perhaps this "resolutions" list will help you celebrate the arts at home in 2021. Read More

Winter Watch List: Films for Cold Weather

Cinema Program Director Ricky Herbst shares three of his favorite "warm weather" films to watch when it's too cold to go outside. Read More

Guest Services’ Days Far from Average

While any employee working in a public-facing position will tell you there's no "typical day," the coronavirus pandemic has taken atypical... Read More

The Power of Performance: A Reflection on the Past Semester

As an arts student, I knew my usual experience on Notre Dame’s campus was going to be drastically altered, but I never expected to gain... Read More

COVID-19 Response Cancels Remainder of 2020–2021 Season

The Center's Executive Director, Ted Barron, announced the cancellation of the remaining previously announced 2020–2021 Presenting Series... Read More

Coronavirus, Classes, Coping: Student Chats at DPAC

Spring 2020 at Notre Dame was unlike any other in the school's history. Every student knows where they were when how profoundly the... Read More

Five Noteworthy Films to Binge this Halloween

This Halloween, Cinema Program Director Ricky Herbst highlights noteworthy films from Taste of Cinema's horror film collections. Read More

Notre Dame Professors Take the Lead Onstage at DPAC

Starting on August 10, professors had to get comfortable with new tech tools in spaces across Notre Dame not traditionally reserved for... Read More