CU Presents

Program Contact

Laima Haley


CU Presents is the home of performing arts on the beautiful University of Colorado Boulder campus. With hundreds of concerts, plays, recitals and more on our stages each year, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

The Artist Series, which for more than 80 years has welcomed world-renowned musicians and dance troupes to historic Macky Auditorium.

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival, a professional theatre company devoted to the Bard’s works.

The Takács Quartet, a world-renowned chamber ensemble in residence at CU Boulder.

The CU Performing Arts, offering a broad range of performances from CU’s faculty, students and guest artists: the lavish new and classic works of the Eklund Opera Program, spellbinding performances at the Department of Theatre & Dance, hundreds of free concerts at the College of Music and CU Boulder’s beloved annual Holiday Festival.

At CU Presents, we aim to educate and entertain. From lectures to kids’ camps, school tours to master classes, there’s so many educational opportunities to explore.

  • CU Presents Programs


    On Campus

    Imig Music
    Macky Auditorium
    Mary Rippon Theater
    Old Main
    University Club
    University Theatre



    Public or Private

    Public Program (open to the public)

    Program Fee


Sponsoring Units

  • College of Arts & Sciences

  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival
  • Department of Theatre and Dance
  • College of Music

  • American Music Research Center
  • CU Presents

Program Partners

  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival
  • CU Department of Theatre & Dance
  • CU College of Music

Audiences Served

  • Alumni/Parents/Friends
  • Children & Youth (outside school)
  • Families
  • General Public
  • Senior Citizens