Opening Nights Performing Arts, Florida State University’s professional performing arts presenter, offers 70+ experiences in music, visual arts, dance, theatre, film, and the spoken word each season. Working to bolster the preeminent arts colleges on campus and collaborate within our local communities, Opening Nights Performing Arts provides engaging educational opportunities, such as master classes, artist residencies, and panel discussions, as well as remarkable, stirring performances featuring never before-seen commissioned works. Professional performing arts presenting began at Florida State University in 1921, and Opening Nights Performing Arts remains committed to providing exciting, entertaining, and meaningful artistic experiences to students, community members, and beyond.