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CenterArts Discounts for Members

CenterArts Discount for OLLI Members: 2019-2020 Season

OLLI at HSU partners each season with CenterArts to bring diverse shows to Humboldt State University.

OLLI Members with a current 2019-2020 membership are eligible for a 20% discount on the shows listed below, sponsored by OLLI at HSU.

Current OLLI members can order discounted tickets on one or more of these shows. Tickets may be purchased by phone or online from CenterArts.

CenterArts Box Office: 707-826-3928

Order tickets online at CenterArts

 


Reduced Shakespeare - The Complete Works: Sun., Oct. 13

Reduced Shakespeare - The Complete Works

7 p.m.
John Van Duzer Theatre, Arcata
OLLI Members: $49

 

All 37 plays in 97 minutes! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) is an irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard's plays. It was London's longest running comedy, having clocked nine years in London's West End. The show has been seen at the Kennedy Center, Off-Broadway, and from sea to shining sea. Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies in one wild and memorable ride. It's a show that leaves audiences helpless with laughter.


Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: Wed., Nov. 6

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

7 p.m.
John Van Duzer Theatre, Arcata
OLLI Members: $49

Led by Artistic Director Tom Mossbrucker, the illustrious former star of the Joffrey Ballet, the company presents exciting and accessible repertoire by some of today's hottest choreographers. The program for this evening will include their latest piece Dream Play which incorporates sophisticated video imagery to give the illusion of dancers doing the impossible—from walking through the air to flying! The remarkable troupe's radiant performances always evoke "wonderment" (The New York Times).


Peking Acrobats: Wed., Dec. 4

Peking Acrobats

 

7 p.m.
John Van Duzer Theatre, Arcata
OLLI Members: $39

Direct from the People's Republic of China, this elite group of gymnasts, jugglers, trick cyclists, and tumblers roll spellbinding 2000-year-old Chinese traditions into a gravity-defying kaleidoscope of uplifting, awe-inspiring entertainment perfect for the whole family! Dressed in ornate costumes and accompanied by live music on traditional Chinese instruments, "the Peking Acrobats are pushing the envelope of human possibility. Pure artistry!" (New York Post).


Mummenschanz: Wed., March 11

Mummenschanz

7 p.m.
Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, Eureka
OLLI Members: $39

For more than 40 years, this famed Swiss theatrical troupe has created an original and captivating universe of whimsy, wonder, and ingenuity that delights both young and old. Using an array of imaginative props, giant set pieces, and masks, their kinetic creations suddenly transform inanimate objects into fantastical creatures. The magical morphology of Mummenschanz transcends barriers of language in a hit show that has dazzled spectators of all ages on six continents!


Siberian State Symphony Orchestra: Mon., March 16

Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

7 p.m.
John Van Duzer Theatre, Arcata
OLLI Members: $66

Direct from Krasnoyarsk, Russia, the Siberian State Symphony Orchestra makes its Humboldt debut under the baton of acclaimed Music Director Vladimir Lande. Founded in 1977, the orchestra quickly won a reputation as one of the leading orchestras from Russia. The orchestra will harness its abundant expressive power in an exciting program that includes a selection of great Russian classics.


Yamato Taiko Drummers of Japan: Wed., April 1

Yamato Taiko Drummers of Japan

7 p.m.
Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, Eureka
OLLI Members: $49

Hailing from Nara, Japan, these youthful taiko masters combine riveting musicianship and highly coordinated movement with psychedelic punk-meets-samurai costumes and a huge assortment of massive drums built from ancient tree trunks. In their new production Passion, the artists offer a thrilling program that celebrates the unbridled emotion and boundless energy of traditional Japanese drumming.