Performing & Visual Arts Events

General Ticketing Information: Seating for shows is general admission with open seating. If tickets are required, they can be purchased online (when specified) for pick-up at Will Call on the day of the event. If available, tickets can also be purchased at the door. 

Visual Arts

Student Art Show
An ongoing student art exhibit is on display in the Simpkins Fine Arts Center, Cocoa Campus. This includes the downstairs lobby as well as the public areas on the second floor.

Theatre

Free Man of Color by Charles Smith
February 22 at 12:15 PM & 7 PM
Cocoa Campus, Simpkins Fine Arts Center Studio Theatre (Bldg. 4)
Free Admission

This play, performed in honor of Black History Month, explores the life of ex-slave John Newton Templeton as he becomes the first man of color to attend Ohio University in 1824. For more information, contact Janet Rubin at 321-433-7171 or rubinj@easternflorida.edu.  

Anything Goes Anything Goes Cast
March 17 & 18 at 7:30 PM
March 19 at 2 PM 
Cocoa Campus, Simpkins Fine Arts Center Main Stage (Bldg. 4)
Tickets: $10 Adults, $7 Students/Seniors/Military
Pre-Purchase Tickets Online

Set aboard an ocean liner, Anything Goes tells the story of nightclub singer Reno Sweeney as she embarks on a quest to help stowaway Billy Crocker win the heart of the woman he loves. If only she weren't engaged to another man! 

Join us for this wacky Spring Musical featuring music and lyrics by Cole Porter, an original book by Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse; Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, and a new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman.

Just Desserts: A Comedy Confection by Rich Orloff
April 5 at 4 PM & 7 PM
Cocoa Campus, Simpkins Fine Arts Center Studio Theatre (Bldg. 4)
Free Admission

Music Performances

*When noted, free admission for EFSC music students with valid Eastern Florida student ID

Choral Fest 2017Choral Fest
Thursday, February 9, 2017, 7:30 PM
Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
5300 Old Howell Branch Road
Winter Park, FL 32792

This free, public concert will feature choirs from Eastern Florida State College, Valencia College, Seminole State College and the UCF University Chorus. For more information, call 407-823-1500 or visit the UCF Music Department's web page.
Tuesday Afternoon
EFSC Music Student Recitals


March 7, 21, 28
April 4, 18, 25
1:15 PM

Cocoa Campus,
Simpkins Fine
Arts Center
Free General
Admission
EFSC Music Faculty Recital Feb. 21, 2017
1:15 PM
Cocoa Campus,
Simpkins Fine
Arts Center
Free General
Admission
Community Orchestra Concert
Conductor: Mr. James Bishop
April 20, 2017
7:30 PM
Cocoa Campus,
Simpkins Fine
Arts Center
General Admission: $6*
Wind Ensemble Concert
Conductor: Mr. James Bishop
April 27, 2017 
7:30 PM
Cocoa Campus, 
Simpkins Fine
Arts Center
General Admission: $6*
EFSC Jazz Combo Concert April 28, 2017
7:30 PM
Cocoa Campus,
Simpkins Fine
Arts Center
Studio Theatre
General Admission: $6*
Brevard Chorale Concert, 
Music for Film and Stage
Conductor: Mr. James Boyles
April 29, 2017
7:30 PM
Cocoa Campus,
Simpkins Fine
Arts Center
General Admission: $6*
Dr. Lamb"Requiem" 
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 7:30 PM
Melbourne Campus, King Center for the Performing Arts

Under the direction of Conductor Dr. Robert E. Lamb, the Brevard Community Chorus and EFSC Concert Choir with members of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra will present "Requiem" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

General Admission: $20, Senior/Military: $15, Students: $5
For tickets, contact the King Center Box Office at 321-242-2219.

Ticket Information

Box Office 321-433-5200

Selected events require a ticket, which is indicated with each event listing. Select tickets can be pre-purchased through our secure online system. Tickets also can be purchased at the door in most cases.

 
 
 

Event Venues

 
 
 
 

The primary venue for Eastern Florida State College Performing Arts events is the Simpkins Fine Arts Center, Building 4 on the Cocoa Campus.

1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa, FL, 32922