Weis Center for the Performing Arts

Weis Center for the Performing Arts

Arts & Performances

We are so excited to welcome you back to the Weis Center. This year's season features a diverse schedule of live performances designed to inspire your mind, energize your body and restore your heart.

We've missed you and look forward to presenting the live experiences you crave, alongside the safety precautions you expect.

We've spent the past months preparing our spaces and taking every precaution to ensure that you are safe and comfortable while attending live performances at the Weis Center. When you visit, all you'll have to do is relax, sit back and enjoy the show.

Our safety measures meet or exceed all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations, including masking requirements, increased sanitation measures and socially distanced seating. Should any of our policies evolve as the season progresses, we will communicate those changes with our guests.

Whether it's your first time visiting our performing arts center or you’re a seasoned patron, our team continues to work hard for you, making sure our guests and artists have the high-quality experience that has become the Weis Center standard.

Warmly,

Kathryn Maguet
Executive Director, Weis Center for the Performing Arts

Read our safety guidelines

Explore the Weis Center's 2021-22 digital brochure (Flipbook)

View and download 2021-22 brochure (PDF format)

Spring 2022 ticket order form

Sneak Peek of Weis Center's 2021-22 Season

Spring 2022 Season Features 16 Live Performances

Bringing the World to Central Pennsylvania

For more than 30 years, the Weis Center has presented world-class artists to Bucknell University and Central Pennsylvania audiences.

In our programming and within our community, our goal is always to inspire:

  • Artists to do their best work and to share it with the University.
  • Audiences to recognize the spiritual power of art and its capacity to change lives.
  • Our communities to become active participants, rather than passive spectators, through the deep integration of arts activities between our campus and region.

Through this inspiration, we believe we can transform the nature of the world in which we live. Our hope is that when you attend a Weis Center performance, you share in an experience and moment in time with hundreds of others. When that happens, you'll leave inspired, moved and energized.

Great Performances and Beyond

While on campus, visiting artists participate in a variety of residency activities, including master classes, lecture demonstrations, pre-performance talks and post-performance receptions. Together, these moments increase involvement in and knowledge of the arts within the University, local community and the region.

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Spring 2022 Artists

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Fall 2021 Artists

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Weis Center Performances, Sessions & Snaps

  • Dublin Guitar Quartet

    Performances

    Season 2021-22

    The 2021-22 line-up includes a diverse schedule of nearly 30 live performances designed to inspire your mind, energize your body and restore your heart.

    Performances will include music from Bali, Venezuela, West Africa, Mexico and Colombia, plus classical music, Americana and roots music, modern dance from three acclaimed companies, jazz and family-friendly performances. Seven performances are free.

    We look forward to seeing you soon.

    Performances
  • Sessions

    Sessions

    Each week, we release a performance video that features a member of the Bucknell University community. Weis Center Sessions are recorded at and produced by the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.

  • Tom Solomon for Weis Snaps

    Snaps

    A series that features Bucknell faculty and staff displaying a passion for their craft with 3-5 minute snap talks, professionally produced by the Weis Center from the beautiful Weis Center stage.

    Snaps Playlist
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Weis Center 2021-22 Season

Weis Center Season 2021-22 Brochure Cover

2021-22 Season

Brochure

The 2021-22 line-up includes a diverse schedule of nearly 30 live performances designed to inspire your mind, energize your body and restore your heart.

Explore the Weis Center's 21-22 digital brochure (Flipbook)

View and download 21-22 brochure (PDF format)

Curricular Connections

Building Curricular Connections

Many of the performances presented at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts feature additional programming where Bucknell’s faculty and students can connect with visiting artists through masterclasses, pre-show talks, class visits, and community meals. These active-learning opportunities support the core values of a liberal arts curriculum as they engage students with real-world problems and ideas, challenge students to think critically and increase cultural intelligence. Curricular Connections with artists are designed to enrich the educational experience at Bucknell by expanding the walls of the classroom.

We’re happy to help forge future Curricular Connections to help achieve the learning goals of your courses. You may access the 2021-22 Season Series at bucknell.edu/WeisCenter. Please contact us if you see a curricular connection we may pursue together. E-mail Rachel Martine at rm053@bucknell.edu to organize your class connection.

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Weis Center for the Performing Arts Blog

  • Jan 25, 2022 3:54 p.m.

    Della Mae to Bring Bluegrass Music to Weis Center Stage

    Bluegrass ensemble Della Mae will perform on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Seating for the spring 2022 season is socially distanced and general admission; specific seats cannot be reserved. Masks are required. There will be a free artist talk at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance in the Weis Center Atrium. The performance is sponsored, in part, by Glenn and Raquel Alexander and the Williamsport Sun Gazette. Since forming in Boston in 2009, Nashville-based string band Della Mae has established a reputation as a charismatic live act comprised of […]
  • Jan 25, 2022 3:49 p.m.

    Grammy-winning Chamber Choir to Perform at the Weis Center

    Renowned chamber choir The Crossing will perform on Friday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Seating for the spring 2022 season is socially distanced and general admission; specific seats cannot be reserved. Masks are required. The 65-minute performance, which includes one 15-minute intermission, is sponsored, in part, by Viamedia. The Crossing is a Grammy-winning professional chamber choir conducted by Donald Nally and dedicated to new music. It is committed to working with creative teams to make and record new, substantial works for a choir that explore and expand ways of writing for choir, […]
  • Jan 18, 2022 8:18 p.m.

    Two New Videos: Spring 2022 Preview & Circa TV Spot

    The Weis Center’s spring 2022 line-up includes a diverse schedule of 16 live performances designed to inspire your mind, energize your body and restore your heart. Tickets: Bucknell.edu/BoxOffice or 570-577-1000 COMING SOON TO THE WEIS CENTER: SPRING 2022 (5 MINS) CIRCA CONTEMPORARY CIRCUS: TV SPOT (30 SEC)