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Feb 16–Mar 10, 2024
  • THE SHIRLEY TYREE THEATER: The new creative home for The Union's Performing Arts program is now complete!!

Dedicated to the development of professional theatre artists and thought-provoking productions

The Union's Performing Arts program is proudly supported by Union Pacific Foundation, Mutual of Omaha Foundation, The Douglas County Visitor Improvement Fund, Weitz Family Foundation, and the City of Omaha’s North Omaha Turnback Tax Grant.

Performing Arts Sponsors Jan 2024

The Union's Performing Arts program is dedicated to the development of professional theatre artists and thought-provoking productions that reflect authentic and diverse narratives about experiences within the African diaspora. Central to the program is the Performing Arts Collective (PAC), our Black theatre ensemble dedicated to exploring contemporary theatre. The Union is committed to the ensemble members’ creative growth and provides a home for them to develop their craft.

If you have questions about the program, please contact Denise Chapman, Producing Artistic Director, Theatre, at denise@u-ca.org.

Presenting Sponsor 2024 Season Conagra Brands Foundation