As of October 22, 2013, our Box Office Phone Number has changed to 932-7490.
UH Hilo Performing Arts Center
The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Performing Arts Center is the major performing arts educational and cultural center on the Big Island, serving as a joint special use facility for the University and Big Island Communities. The Performing Arts Center is primarily an instructional facility providing for the regular educational functions of the University of Hawaii at Hilo, whose purpose is to offer significant educational and diverse cultural opportunities -- where dialogue, the exchange of cultural and artistic ideas and co-curricular activities are encouraged.
The Performing Arts Center produces, presents and/or co-sponsors an extensive and culturally diverse year-round Season of local, regional, national, and international performing arts events performed by some of the world's greatest artists. The quality of events presented in the 600-seat Theatre is equal to any offered by major mainland universities. A typical year includes over 150 performances of dance, drama, music, mime, children's shows, lectures and special events.
The UH Hilo Performing Arts Center in cooperation with the UH Hilo Performing Arts Department also produces two to six plays, concerts, musicals and dance performances each season. Interested faculty, staff, students and community members are encouraged to participate in the activities of the Performing Arts Center.
The Box Office phone number has been changed to 932-7490.
The Box Office has been relocated to the window on the theatre lanai.
Box Office hours are Tuesday - Friday, 9am-1pm.
Single tickets are now available.
Quatro and Trifecta packages, are currently on sale.
For a full calendar of events, see our Monthly Calendar.
Great Leaps Fall 2013 Dance Concert. December 7, 2013 at 2pm and 7:30pm.
UH Hilo Jazz Orchestra presents the music of Frank Zappa in "Jazz Isn't Dead!...It Just Smells Funny". One night only! December 12, 2013 at 7:30pm.
Season of Light Holiday Concert featuring the UHH Combined Choruses and the Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra, December 15, 2013 at 2pm.
Intergalactic Nemesis Book Two: Robot Planet Rising, January 17, 2014 at 7:30 pm.