UVU’s Noorda Center for the Performing Arts Announces Next Season | News, Sports, Jobs

Utah Valley University’s Noorda Center for the Performing Arts has announced its upcoming season featuring Patti LuPone, MOMIX, and a variety of locally and nationally known artists.

“We are thrilled to reopen The Noorda with a season filled with exciting, engaging and artistically dynamic performers,” Alex Malone, Executive Director of The Noorda Center, said in a press release. “Intimate evenings of classical music, amazing modern dance, Broadway superstars and one of the hottest bands, The Noorda has something for everyone.”

The illusionist dancer company MOMIX will kick off the fall season Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Noorda Center Smith Theater. Now in its 40th year, MOMIX has performed on stages around the world and made appearances in film and television. The company will perform VIVA MOMIX, a two-act compilation of company favorites from their six shows.

Postmodern Jukebox by Scott Bradlee will perform at the Noorda Center Concert Hall on November 10 at 7:30 p.m. Postmodern Jukebox spins the popular music of today into the classic styles of the past. Since its inception in 2011, Postmodern Jukebox has played over 1,000 shows across 6 different continents.

Tony, Grammy and Olivier award winner Patti LuPone will perform her latest live album “Don’t Money With Broadway” for the public at Noorda Center Concert Hall on February 3, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. While LuPone has starred in several movies and TV shows, she is best known for her work in musical theatre, having performed in more than 37 Broadway roles during her career.

The Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, Ailey II, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on February 6 at the Noorda Center Smith Theatre. Ailey II has brought classic and contemporary choreography from renowned choreographer, dancer, and director Alvin Ailey since its inception in 1974, and explores the black experience in the United States.

The Noorda will also serve as the Utah County headquarters of the Utah Symphony Orchestra and will feature five performances by Symphony Orchestra members this season.

“The arts possess the unparalleled power to inspire, enlighten, educate and captivate,” said Courtney Davis, Dean of UVU School of the Arts, in a press release. “With over 200 performing arts events across the departments of dance, music, and drama, the School of the Arts presents an enchanting banquet of choices to enjoy.”

For more information on the upcoming Noorda Center season or to purchase tickets, visit https://uvunoorda.universitytickets.com/w/.


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