GCU Event Calendar

Upcoming Events

See event details for: English Language Support Classes

English Language Support Classes

November 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Grand Canyon University’s English classes allow you to focus on learning and improving your English while your child works on his/her studies in the Learning Lounge. Class topics include English conversation, reading, writing, grammar and more. All participants must pay a non-refundable $12 material fee, which covers participation in every session.

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See event details for: Winter Dance Concert – Reinvent

Winter Dance Concert – Reinvent

December 6 - December 8

Ethington Theatre’s resident dance company, the Ethington Dance Ensemble, kicks off their 10th anniversary season with a concert event that includes both classic repertory and high-octane new work by faculty and guest artists. Witness how GCU’s dance department has gained such acclaim within a short span of time.


See event details for: Cyber Center of Excellence Workshop

Cyber Center of Excellence Workshop

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get an inside look at cybersecurity and types of careers in the industry, while using advanced technologies and participating in fun activities and demos.

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See event details for: Student Matinee – Winter Dance Concert

Student Matinee – Winter Dance Concert

December 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Year after year the GCU Dance Department has impressed audiences at Ethington Theatre and this winter will be no exception. Join the dance department and watch as they reinvent some of the audience’s favorite dances from past shows and combine them with new and electrifying works. The Winter Dance Concert will not only show audience members where the dance department has been, but it’ll also take them to new places they never imagined.

See event details for: Handel’s Messiah

Handel’s Messiah

December 9 @ 7:00 pm

Grand Canyon University's College of Fine Arts and Production proudly presents the eighth annual Handel's Messiah, featuring the Canyon Symphony Orchestra, Canyon Choral Society and Canyon Festival Chorus.

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See event details for: Men’s Basketball vs. University of Northern Iowa

Men’s Basketball vs. University of Northern Iowa

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

GCU Men’s Basketball hosts the Panthers of the University of Northern Iowa on Thursday, Dec. 12. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 pm at GCU Arena. Come out and cheer on the Lopes!

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See event details for: GCU High School All-Regional Honor Choir Audition Workshop

GCU High School All-Regional Honor Choir Audition Workshop

January 20, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Grand Canyon University invites you to a free audition workshop for students auditioning for the AMEA High School All-Regional Honor Choir! Students will participate in a mock solo audition and receive feedback with helpful suggestions from our talented voice faculty on how to improve. The workshop also includes a sight-reading seminar with tips to help students improve their sight-reading score, along with an opportunity for seniors to audition for entry into the GCU music program! The deadline for registration is Friday, Jan. 17 at 4 pm (MST).

For students who wish to participate, a master class will also be available to sing alongside our talented voice faculty. Finally, a performance will be given by our acclaimed vocal ensemble, Critical Mass. Lunch and campus tours are included. Register today as an individual or group to reserve your space!

See event details for: Purpose Driven Digital Marketing Strategies

Purpose Driven Digital Marketing Strategies

February 4, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

Grand Canyon University’s Canyon Professional Development is now offering digital marketing training for K12 schools. These training sessions, which will take place four times in February, will have a focus on social media and website marketing focused on boosting enrollment and engaging with your K12 school community.

Each session will be held in GCU Stadium Building 9, room 100 and will begin with a light breakfast at 7:30 am, followed by the program from 8 – 10 am. Sessions will be led by Shawna Barnett, executive director of digital marketing at Grand Canyon Education, and Becky Barber, social media marketing manager at Grand Canyon Education.


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The Tempest

February 7, 2020 - February 16, 2020

“The Tempest” tells the story of two families’ desires for love and power. Filled with explosive drama and vengeance, this sinister play centers around a magical storm which leaves passengers shipwrecked on a tropical island. The events that follow involve a budding romance, a murderous plot, magical spirits and, ultimately, forgiveness.
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See event details for: The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

March 20, 2020 - March 29, 2020

“The Drowsy Chaperone” is a modern piece written in 1940s style. Featuring explosive twists and turns, this hilarious comedy opens with a theatre fanatic listening to his favorite cast album. Before he knows it, the album come to life and he’s watching his favorite character’s storylines unfold before his eyes. The narrator’s witty commentary and the show’s zany plot make “The Drowsy Chaperone” a must-see!