UCF Celebrates the Arts 2018

April 6-14, 2018

A showcase of creativity, innovation and collaboration

UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight-day showcase of music, performances and interactive visual displays at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando.

The festival opens with a tribute to American composer, conductor and educator Leonard Bernstein (Bernstein’s MASS: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers) and closes with a concert featuring major jazz artists, the UCF Orchestra and Flying Horse Big Band celebrating UCF President John C. Hitt’s contribution to UCF and Orlando.

Ongoing Exhibits

Scheduled Events

About the Festival

UCF Celebrates the Arts, a festival showcasing creativity, innovation and collaboration from Orlando’s hometown university, occurs annually at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in April. The event is hosted by the UCF College of Arts and Humanities and features the faculty and students from the School of Performing Arts and the School of Visual Arts and Design, as well as work from the humanities departments and other units from around the university. Partnership, one of UCF’s long-standing values, is brought front-and-center at UCF Celebrates the Arts, with many events showcasing the collaborative nature of the university and demonstrating how UCF is both in and of the Central Florida community.

Logos incuding UCF, Dr. Phillips Center, Orlando Shakes, WUCF, National Young Composers Challenge, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Orlando Repertory Theatre, OUC The Reliable One, Pabst Charitable Foundation for the Arts, Baker Barrios, Mears Transportation Group, Workscapes, D'Addario, Duffy's Sports Grill, and WUCF

Program Book

Browse the program book or download with the link below.