The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture strengthens the vibrancy of the Erie region by presenting world-class performing arts experiences that lift the spirit, galvanize the intellect, stimulate the imagination, and encourage the free exchange of ideas. By making these programs available and accessible to the broadest possible audience, the Institute strives to create an environment of richly varied, inclusive cultural experiences.



The 2022-2023 MIAC Live series boasts a diverse lineup of Broadway superstars, cultural icons, and internationally acclaimed artists.

Emerging Artists

Students from the university’s performing arts programs showcase their talents as performers, directors, choreographers, designers, stage managers, technicians, and more.

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