Wharton Center for Performing Arts
(Education Programs)

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  • Arts

Types of activities:

  • Simulations/Labs/Hands-on
  • Shows


  • PreK
  • K-5
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College Students
  • General Public


The Wharton Center for Performing Arts engages the community through dynamic programming, education, and outreach. The Wharton Center is a prominent arts center for Broadway shows, theatre, and music. In the building on Shaw Street, the Cobb Great Hall seats 2,254 and the Pasant Theatre seats 600. The Wharton Center also holds performances in the Auditorium Building in the MSU Concert Auditorium, which seats 3,600, and in the Fairchild Theatre, which seats 600.

Through the Wharton Institute for Arts & Creativity, educational programs offer unique, valuable experiences for community youth, to more deeply engage with the arts and grow critical life skills. Special programming tied to captivating performances expands our humanity and infuses our lives with connection and meaning.

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Contact info

750 E Shaw Ln.
East Lansing, MI 48824

Bert Goldstein


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