Entertainment, Theatre and Music

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Entertainment, Theatre and Music

NWU Theatre

Nebraska Wesleyan University Theatre presents more than 40 productions each year, giving students opportunities to act, sing, direct, design and work in many genres. NWU houses three major stages and the region’s largest costume and prop libraries.

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band is a distinguished concert ensemble performing works in a variety of musical styles, from traditional band repertoire to contemporary music.

Jazz Ensemble

The Jazz Ensemble gives students the opportunity to learn and gain technique in jazz, Latin, rock, and other fun styles of music, performing several concerts each year.

Pep Band

Pep Band plays at several sporting events throughout the year, including football, basketball, and volleyball.

University Choir

The University Choir is a select 54-voice ensemble that is recognized throughout this country and internationally for performing excellence, and regularly presents a varied repertoire rich in global diversity.

Men's Glee

Men's Glee is a great opportunity for men on campus of all levels of talent to enjoy being in a choral ensemble. There are several performance opportunities during the year.

Women's Choir

Women's Choir performs several concerts throughout the year.


Fully staged and costumed operas, with orchestra, are performed every spring. Two evenings of opera scenes are performed every fall.