Great Lakes Center For The Arts
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INSPIRE • ENTERTAIN • EDUCATE

The Great Lakes Center for the Arts inspires, entertains, and educates with year-round, world-class performances, affordable ticket pricing and a robust education program.

2019 Summer Season announced March 1.

Please call the Box Office at 231.439.2610 or e-mail tickets@greatlakescfa.org with any questions.

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Events

Fri
22
Feb
7:30PM

Interlochen Ballet: Swan Lake

Interlochen presents Tchaikovsky's brilliant and beautiful ballet Swan Lake.
Sun
3
Mar
4:00PM

Royal Opera House Broadcast: Queen of Spades

Tchaikovsky's most ambitious opera contains some of his greatest music and is a powerful study of destructive obsession.
Sun
10
Mar
3:00PM

Vienna Boys Choir

The Vienna Boys Choir has charmed audiences around the globe with rapturous harmonies, purity of tone, delightful repertoire and charming demeanor.
Sun
28
Apr
7:00PM

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra Presents: Violins of Hope

The Violins of Hope are a collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.
Sat
4
May
3:00PM

Northern Michigan Chorale Presents: From Broadway to the Silver Screen

The Northern Michigan Chorale returns to Center stage this spring to entertain you with favorite music from Broadway and Hollywood!
Sat
4
May
7:30PM

Northern Michigan Chorale Presents: From Broadway to the Silver Screen

The Northern Michigan Chorale returns to Center stage this spring to entertain you with favorite music from Broadway and Hollywood!
Sun
5
May
3:00PM

Northern Michigan Chorale Presents: From Broadway to the Silver Screen

The Northern Michigan Chorale returns to Center stage this spring to entertain you with favorite music from Broadway and Hollywood!
Fri
10
May
7:30PM

Voices Without Borders Presents: Franc D'Ambrosio

"Songs from the Silver Screen" sung by Franc D'Ambrosio, known for his impressive portrayal of the Phantom in the award-winning musical, The Phantom of the Opera.
Sat
11
May
6:00PM

The Dorothy Gerber Strings Program Presents: Year-End Concert

The Dorothy Gerber Strings Program (DBSP) provides lessons and classes in orchestral string instruments for children and youth programs in Northern Michigan.
Sun
19
May
3:00PM

Little Traverse Choral Society Presents: Celebrating 30 Years of Song

In recognition of their 30th anniversary, this concert will feature favorite pieces chosen from previous LTCS concerts, as well as new repertoire.
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The Great Lakes Center for the Arts is an amazing opportunity for our region. It will continue to create the type of place that people where people want to live, work and play.
ANDY HAYESPresidentNorthern Lakes Economic Alliance
Leadership Team
Michael M. Kaiser

Michael M. Kaiser

Founding Artistic Director

Mr. Kaiser was President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. from January 2001 through August 2014. During his tenure, he expanded educational and artistic programming for the United States’ center for the performing arts, oversaw a major renovation effort of the Center’s theaters, and led the nation in arts management training. In 2001, Mr. Kaiser created the Kennedy Center Arts Management Institute, renamed the DeVos Institute of Arts Management in May 2010. In honor of his accomplishments, the Board of the Kennedy Center named him President Emeritus in 2014.

Jill O'Neill
Jill O'Neill
Executive Director
Matt Wawro
Matt Wawro
Development Director

News & Notes

Mark your calendars for special events July 2018 celebrating Grand Opening!

Celebrations surrounding the Grand Opening of the Great Lakes Center for the Arts in July 2018 will span several days and include world-class performances and fun, family activities in recognition of this historic occasion in Northern Michigan. From a Founding Circle donor dinner on stage, to the incredible music of the distinguished Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and culminating with a Community Open House on July 8, 2018.

Seat Campaign: Please join our family of supporters

Sit back, relax and enjoy world-class performances and programs. Be entertained by the finest in music, dance, and theater, experience new horizons as you are educated by stimulating intellectual dialogue, and enjoy exceptional year-round performances! Name a seat for yourself, and honor a loved one — your spouse, a child, grandchild, parent. Recognize the contributions of a business associate or that special teacher who inspired you or your child to reach their dreams.

Come “Celebrate the Journey!” with Us
Re-live classic rock ‘n’ roll with Northern Michigan’s favorite tribute band, The Journey Tribute, on September 2nd at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts. In case you thought rock shows were for Only The Young, think again. Hailing from Traverse City, the group is composed of five men, with incredib… READ MORE

Generous supporters bring the dream to life

As an independent 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of our supporters. We invite you to consider joining the family of dream makers who believe in the power of the arts!

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