Trying Something New: “Please Look” by Opera ND

I wonder how many fellow students have felt like me, worried that they were too ignorant or too insufficient to attend a performance. If I... Read More

To the Class of 2020 …

As we reach the end of the semester, this is typically a time of reflection. While we prepare for commencement ceremonies, we often look... Read More

Another season, another reason to come to the Center

Here we are at the start of our 15th anniversary season! For those who were around when our doors first opened in 2004, this milestone... Read More

Perspectives from the Executive Director: A Wealth of Talent

This has been a remarkable year for us at the Center, one of our best in terms of overall attendance at events. We are fortunate to do the... Read More

Perspectives from the Executive Director: It’s all Coming Together

As we ready ourselves for another year of programming at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, it is a good time … Read More

Perspectives from the Executive Director: Restorative Breathing

Whenever we end a season at DPAC, there’s a palpable sense of exhaustion in our halls. I work with an incredibly talented and committed... Read More

Blockers – Student Review

After discovering a sex pact between their three daughters via an opened Messages app on a Mac, the hilarious trio embarks to stop their... Read More

“Song of Granite” celebrates Irish music and culture

“Song of Granite” (2017) tells the stirring life story of one of the 20th century’s greatest proponents of traditional Irish music... Read More

Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts – Student Review

The DeBartolo Performing Arts Center’s Browning Cinema hosted my favorite part of awards season, the Oscar-nominated shorts. The Academy... Read More

Notre Dame Student Film Festival — Student Review

Raucous laughter. Wistful sighs. Enchanted “aw’s". A tear or two. These were but a fraction of the reactions I heard and witnessed at... Read More

Program Notes: Third Coast Percussion

Third Coast Percussion is a Grammy Award-winning, artist-run quartet of classically-trained percussionists hailing from the great city of... Read More

Filmmaker Series: John Little

More Than a Word examines the cultural appropriation of Native American names and iconography, specifically by corporations (e.g.,... Read More