Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is a 1,673-seat multi-use auditorium located on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. The Center features orchestra and balcony level seating and a proscenium stage. The Schaefer Center is also home to the Smith Gallery.

  • Apr
    5
    Fri, April 5, 2019
    7:00pm

    The World of Musicals brings the very best of musical theatre to life. This captivating production is an emotional journey through the great world of musicals that will leave audiences spell-bound and singing along with their favorite show tunes from the movies and musicals they love.

  • Apr
    8
    Mon, April 8, 2019
    7:00pm

    Moisés Kaufman is the founder and artistic director of Tectonic Theater Project, a Tony- and Emmy-nominated director and playwright, and a 2015 recipient of the National Medal of Arts. His play “The Laramie Project” is about the community of Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, who was a gay student at the University of Wyoming. The murder, which was denounced as a hate crime, sparked a national debate.

  • Apr
    12
    Fri, April 12, 2019
    6:30pm

    Watauga Education Foundation's signature fundraising event showcases the talented students from Watauga County Schools.

  • Apr
    13
    Sat, April 13, 2019
    7:00pm

    Acapocalypse is back and better than ever, featuring all nine of Appalachian's a cappella groups, including Ear Candy, Enharmonix, ASU Higher Ground, ASU Lost in Sound, The Mountain Ayres, One Acchord of ASU, Strong Ties, App State Treble Attraction, and ASU VoiceMale. This event is brought to you by APPS and the Appalachian A Cappella Association.

  • Apr
    26
    Fri, April 26, 2019
    10:00am

    The Walker College of Business welcomes Indian child rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize 2014 laureate Kailash Satyarthi as the keynote speaker for a special co-presentation of the Boyles Distinguished Lecture Series and the Global Opportunities Conference.

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).

  • BOX OFFICE

    The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is located on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. (Location and directions)

    Box office hours are...

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

  • ONLINE

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    Online Box Office

    Tickets ordered online can be mailed to you, or you can choose to pick them up at will-call.