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Center for Fine and Performing Arts, University of West Florida


Built in 1991, The Center for Fine & Performing Arts (CFPA) at the University of West Florida is home to the Departments of Art, Music and Theatre. In addition to showcasing the work of UWF students; the CFPA in conjunction with the three departments bring in Artists from across the world for the enjoyment and artistic development of UWF's student body as well as the Northwest Florida community.

Previous guest artists include:

Natalia Benedetti, visual artist Alexandre Dossin, piano Sheila Klein, visual artist Maria Martinez-Canas, visual artist Dean Mitchell, visual artist Leonard Ragouzeos, visual artist Jae Sinnett Trio Speak of Me As I Am (one man show by & featuring Thom Gossom) The Timm Woodwind Quintet Twelfth Night (Cambridge American Shakespeare Tour, England)

In addition, the CFPA plays host to various on-campus and community arts organizations, with performances in Music, Dance, Theatre, and Opera.

The CFPA consists of three performance spaces, the Mainstage Theatre which seats 442, the Music Hall seating 309 and the Studio Theatre, an adjustable black box space that has variable seating capacity. In addition, the facility contains an approximately 1500 sq. ft. Art Gallery.

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The University of West Florida Department of Music will present percussionist Dr. Blake Tyson as part of the Music Hall Artist Series. The event will be held on Monday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82 on UWF’s Pensacola… Read More...

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present an afternoon of chamber music on Wednesday, Apr. 4 at noon at Old Christ Church in Historic Pensacola at 405 South Adams St. The Chamber Music Class celebrates the spring season with merry melodies by Handel, Mozart, Verdi, Grieg, Chopin and… Read More...

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present Dr. Sheila Dunn, Corey McKern and Blake Riley in concert with special guest Dr. Steven Brown, Dean of the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, on Friday, Apr. 13 at 7:30 p.m . The performance will be held in the Music Hall at… Read More...