About GPAC

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Welcome to the Givens Performing Arts Center.

The Givens Performing Arts Center continues to uphold its reputation as one of the southeast region’s premier destinations for arts, culture and entertainment. A reputation we are proud of as we offer something for everyone. We thank you for making the Givens Performing Arts Center your home to celebrate the best of the performing arts.

The GPAC’s programming is one of the most economical entertainment choices you can make. For the price of a single ticket on Broadway, you can enjoy an entire season of exciting productions here at GPAC. We invite you to take a moment and then subscribe. 

Mission Statement 

The Givens Performing Arts Center strives to enhance the cultural development of the university and its constituency in the region by offering a diversified selection of multidisciplinary arts experiences. The Center is committed to the promotion of cultural awareness as a life-long experience and to the continuing appreciation for diverse cultures through the presentation of quality local, national and international artist. Each year, the Givens Center creates a season of programs that maintain a balance between the needs of the University Theatre, the university and the regional community.

Join us as we celebrate a season to remember.