McAninch Arts Center

Upcoming Events

Celtic Nights: Oceans of Hope
Mar 03, 2019

Through music, song and dance audiences will be taken on a journey through the struggles and dreams of a people fighting for liberty, freedom, dignity and above all, …

The Capitol Steps
Mar 09, 2019

Back by popular demand! Founded by former U.S. Senate staffers, primed to satirize the political world in which they were employed, Capitol Steps uses song parodies and original …

The High Kings
Mar 16, 2019

Named Ireland’s “Folk Band of the Year,” The High Kings have sold out hundreds of shows in both Ireland and the U.S., made numerous TV appearances, recorded three …

The Texas Tenors
Mar 17, 2019

Since their whirlwind debut eight years ago on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” The Texas Tenors have performed a mix of country, gospel, Broadway and classical styles, garnering them …

Take 6
Mar 22, 2019

Six virtuosic voices unite in crystal clear intoxicating brew of gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop.Take 6 just released their new chart topping album “Iconic” and is the most …

Shadowland: The New Adventure
Mar 23, 2019

The legendary modern dance company, Pilobolus, brings to life “Shadowland: The New Adventure.” The dancers employ animation, video and shadow-theater to tell a love story about two people …

Theatreworks USA
The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System
Apr 05, 2019

When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic inter-planetary field trip. But …

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
Apr 07, 2019

Often imitated but never duplicated, The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest dance bands of all time. The group won its …

New Philharmonic
Pianist Winston Choi
Runs Apr 13Apr 14, 2019

Choi, Laureate of the 2003 Honens International Piano Competition, winner of France’s 2002 Concours International de Piano and last seen at the MAC in the 2016 “Dueling Pianos” …

Me…Jane-The Dreams and Adventures of Young Jane Goodall
Apr 25, 2019

Before she was a renowned humanitarian, conservationist and animal activist, Dr. Jane Goodall was a little girl with a very special toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This brand new …

The Wonder Bread Years starring Pat Hazell
Apr 28, 2019

A fresh and funny salute to Americana, “The Wonder Bread Years,” starring Pat Hazell (former “Seinfeld “writer) is a fast-paced, hilarious production that gracefully walks the line between …

Dee Dee Bridgewater and the Memphis Soulphony
May 03, 2019

Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz giant, Dee Dee Bridgewater, has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists putting …

National Geographic Live
Standing at the Water’s Edge
Staged Reading
May 05, 2019

During her time with the Kayapó people in the Amazon, photojournalist Cristina Mittermeier documented a society that relied on their local waterway to survive and found their way …

Ballet Hispanico
May 11, 2019

Ballet Hispánico, led by acclaimed choreographer, Cuban-born former Chicagoan Eduardo Vilaro, seeks to bring individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures through dance. The repertory …

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn IL 60137
Located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois , the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage is a state-of-the-art facility, housing three performance spaces, an art gallery and classrooms for the college’s academic programming. This unique facility has presented theater, music, dance and visual arts to more than 1.5 million people since its opening in 1986 and last year welcomed more than 99,000 patrons from the greater Chicago area to over 230 national touring shows, as well as college theatre music and dance performances. The Center is home to the New Philharmonic Orchestra.
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