• Box office closed for holidays

    The Schaefer Center Box Office is currently closed for the university holiday break and will open at 9am on Tuesday, January 17. Tickets can still be purchased online!

  • Buying tickets as holiday gifts?

    The Schaefer Center will mail tickets purchased online on Friday, December 15, 2017. All tickets purchased between December 16 and January 15 will be mailed on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Events

  • Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
    Feb
    9
    Fri, February 9, 2018
    7:00pm

    The world’s foremost all-male comic ballet company was founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form. 

  • Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy
    Feb
    27
    Tue, February 27, 2018
    10:00am

    A superstar in the Celtic music world, fiddler and step-dancer, Natalie MacMaster has built a sterling career on electrifying live performances. While husband, Donnell Leahy is no stranger to the stage; his lifelong devotion to playing and performing has cemented his reputation as a peerless instrumentalist able to synthesize traditional influences with more contemporary Celtic sensibilities.

    Run time approximately 60 minutes

  • Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: Visions of Cape Breton and Beyond
    Feb
    27
    Tue, February 27, 2018
    7:00pm

    Fierce fiddling duo command the stage with an explosive celebration of raw energy and passion that infuses their traditional heritage with their taste for the contemporary.

  • Golden Dragon Acrobats
    Mar
    16
    Fri, March 16, 2018
    10:00am

    The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. Their stellar reputation is rooted in a commitment to the highest production value and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled in the art form. World renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.

    Run time approximately 60 minutes

  • Golden Dragon Acrobats
    Mar
    16
    Fri, March 16, 2018
    7:00pm

    The Golden Dragon Acrobats combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.

  • Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Student Edition
    Mar
    21
    Wed, March 21, 2018
    10:00am

    The films selected for the student screening of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour highlight a variety of themes, from adrenalin pumping adventure to thought provoking environmental concerns – capturing the essence of mountain life and culture throughout the globe. Presented in partnership with Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs.

    Run time 90 minutes

  • Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
    Mar
    23
    Fri, March 23, 2018
    7:30pm

    SOLD OUT! Join us for one of North America's largest screenings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. This year, Outdoor Programs is celebrating its 22nd Anniversary of hosting the World Tour!

  • Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
    Mar
    24
    Sat, March 24, 2018
    7:30pm

    SOLD OUT! Join us for one of North America's largest screenings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. This year, Outdoor Programs is celebrating its 22nd Anniversary of hosting the World Tour!

  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    Apr
    13
    Fri, April 13, 2018
    7:00pm

    This tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler has simultaneously shocked, awed and delighted audiences across the world. The show’s Broadway premiere received eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    Apr
    14
    Sat, April 14, 2018
    7:00pm

    This tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler has simultaneously shocked, awed and delighted audiences across the world. The show’s Broadway premiere received eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    Apr
    15
    Sun, April 15, 2018
    2:00pm

    This tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler has simultaneously shocked, awed and delighted audiences across the world. The show’s Broadway premiere received eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

  • Black Violin
    Apr
    20
    Fri, April 20, 2018
    10:00am

    Through the message of Black Violin’s music, Will B. and Kev Marcus have spent the last 10 years working to encourage and empower people of all ages, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to find what connects all of us, rather than shine a light on what divides us. They spread a message that challenges the world’s view of what it means to rise above labels, be daring enough to follow their passion and most of all, be true to themselves. Black Violin performs a genre-shattering fusion of classical and hip-hop in an unforgettable concert.

    Run time approximately 60 minutes

  • Black Violin: Classical Boom Tour
    Apr
    20
    Fri, April 20, 2018
    7:00pm

    Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus who combine their classical training and and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.”

APPlause! Series

Enriching lives, sparking imaginations and inspiring a love of learning through the arts! APPlause! offers a variety of performances at venues across the Appalachian State University campus that feature university-based artists as well as local, regional and world-renowned professional artists. These affordable performances offer access to a wide variety of art disciplines for K-12 students.

Learn more

  • 800-841-2787

    Order tickets by telephone by calling toll-free 800-841-2787 or call locally 828-262-4046. Tickets ordered by telephone can be mailed to you, or you can choose to pick them up at will-call.

    Box office hours are...

    Monday - Friday
    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET).

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    Box office hours are...

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    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET).

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