Season of Entertainment
For more than 40 years, the UAFS Season of Entertainment has provided the Fort Smith community with quality theatrical and musical performances. Continuing in that tradition, UAFS's new Season of Entertainment presents the Spring 2022 concert series featuring acclaimed student and faculty performances.
As a thank you to our patrons, this season's performances (with the exception of Six Degrees of Separation) are FREE. Thank you for your support and patronage!
Interested in learning more about our Music and Theatre programs? Visit our departmental pages for additional details and a full listing of events.
Spring 2022 Events
Mar. 16-19 - Six Degrees of Separation
A comedic drama and set in the late 80s, Six Degrees of Separation is inspired by the true story of a con man who manages to convince people that he is the son of actor Sidney Poitier and because of his familial ties, they will be cast in the movie of Cats. Performances will take place in Breedlove Auditorium on the campus of UAFS. The curtain rises at 7 p.m. each night with a special 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, March 19. Tickets are just $10 for the General Public. Admission is FREE to UAFS students, faculty, staff, and members of the 60+ Club.
Apr. 8 - Opera Musical Theatre Concert
Join the UAFS Music Department for a celebration of opera and musical theatre! You will hear works ranging from classic operatic numbers to present-day Broadway hits. Admission is FREE. The curtain rises at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 8, at the Breedlove Auditorium on the University of Arkansas -Fort Smith campus.
Apr. 12 - Wind Ensemble Concert
The UAFS Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Alexandra Zacharella, will be performing an exhilarating and elegantly beautiful concert entitled "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue." The concert will feature works by Whitacre, Markowski, Day, Hellmesberger and more. The Wind Ensemble will also be joined by the UAFS Combined Choirs, under the direction of Dr. Timothy Workman. This concert is sure to be riveting and musically electric! The concert will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center, 55 S. 7th St., Fort Smith.
Apr. 14 - Jazz Catz Concert
The UAFS Jazz Catz (vocal jazz) will present their Spring 2022 show on Thursday, April 14th at 7:00 pm. The 10-member vocal ensemble, accompanied by a rhythm section, will also showcase several Catz soloing with a small combo.
This will be a very diverse show featuring a wide variety of songs, including jazz standards, blues, classic rock & pop, ballads, Latin, and more. There will also be a special medley of iconic Pop-Rock hits spanning the past 70 years.
Come and enjoy the music of Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, Simon and Garfunkel, Ella Fitzgerald, the Broadway musical “Wonderland", the Lettermen, the Pentatonix, Michael Buble, and more.
Please contact Don Bailey (479-788-7554) for more information.
Apr. 19 - Jazz Band Concert
The Jazz Band concert will feature a vast variety of charts representing many styles of Jazz, including Swing, Latin, and Blues. Student members will be featured as soloists and everyone is welcome! The concert will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center in downtown Fort Smith.
Apr. 26- Grand Night for Singing
Come enjoy a wonderful evening of music hosted by the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Season of Entertainment. The concert will feature the UAFS Women's Chorus, Men’s Chorus, and Leonis Chamber Singers. We will also be joined by the UAFS Jazz Catz, The Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop, and special guests, Prescelto, from Greenwood High School. Music will include contemporary choral favorites by composers like Morten Lauridsen and Eric Whitacre. Patrons will also hear music from Broadway musicals along with jazz and opera favorites. The finale of the concert will include all ensembles joining together for a combined performance that is sure to be an audience favorite. 7:00 PM, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 in the Breedlove Auditorium.