• Cube Fest 2019

        date=Thursday, August 8-Sunday, August 11, 2019`desc=Cube Fest is a spatial music festival that brings together international music and audio technology experts, musicians, and composers who will present original compositions created for the Cube and preexisting works.

      • Cube Fest 2019 | "Sounds in Focus I"

        date=Thursday, August 8, 2019, 3 PM`desc=”Sounds in Focus” presents a selection of works from artists around the world, played on the 24.4 channel Genelec system in the Perform Studio of the Moss Arts Center.

      • Cube Fest 2019 | Cyclorama Screenings

        date=Thursday, August 8, and Friday, August 9, 2019, 5 PM`desc=Representing a diverse range of artists, this internationally sourced selection of contemporary immersive media features a wide range of new and emerging voices in art and technology.

      • Cube Fest 2019 | Spatial Audio 101

        date=Friday, August 9, 2019, 1 PM`desc=In this family-friendly workshop, learn about the basics of spatialized audio and what to listen for in the Cube with demonstrations of multi-channel audio and brief technical descriptions of the Cube’s 140-channel high-density loudspeaker array.

      • Cube Fest 2019 | "Sounds in Focus II"

        date=Friday, August 9, 2019, 3 PM`desc=”Sounds in Focus” presents a selection of works from artists around the world, played on the 24.4 channel Genelec system in the Perform Studio of the Moss Arts Center.

      • Dance Theatre of Harlem

        date=Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=This internationally acclaimed, history-making company returns to the Moss Arts Center with a program that includes a new ballet as part of American Evolution, which marks the 400th anniversary of historical and defining events in Virginia.

      • National Geographic Live: "Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice"

        featuring=David Doubilet, underwater photographer, and Jennifer Hayes, aquatic biologist and photojournalist`date=Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Discover the reality of life behind the camera—from parasites to harp seal bites—as the underwater photographic team of David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes share their adventures working in three unique marine environments for National Geographic.

      • wild Up: "Future Folk"

        date=Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=wild Up is the ultimately flexible, go anywhere, play anything modern music collective led by Christopher Rountree, artistic director and conductor.

      • Nobuntu

        date=Thursday, September 26, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=A female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe, Nobuntu has drawn acclaim for its inventive performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro-jazz to gospel.

      • Sirius Quartet: "New World"

        date=Thursday, October 3, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Sirius Quartet champions a forward-thinking, genre-defying approach to performing that makes labels like “new music” sound tame.

      • Camille A. Brown & Dancers

        featuring=Scott Patterson, piano`date=Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Making a personal claim on history through the lens of a modern female perspective, Camille A. Brown leads her dancers through dazzling excavations of ancestral stories.

      • The Kingdom Choir

        date=Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=London’s The Kingdom Choir is best known for their show stopping performance at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

      • "HOME" created by Geoff Sobelle

        date=Friday, November 1, and Saturday, November 2, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=A visual physical spectacle, “HOME” combines dance, illusion, live music, home-spun engineering, and an inventive use of audience interaction to compose a work that asks, “where is home?”

      • Silkroad Ensemble: "Falling Out of Time"

        featuring=A New Song Cycle from Osvaldo Golijov`date=Sunday, November 17, 2019, 7 PM`desc=Conceived by Yo-Yo Ma in 1998, the Silkroad Ensemble creates music that engages difference, sparking radical cultural collaboration and passion-driven learning to build a more hopeful world.

      • Roanoke Symphony Orchestra: "Holiday Pops Concert"

        featuring=David Stewart Wiley, conductor`date=Saturday, December 7, 2019, 4 PM`desc=The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra brings the spirit of the holidays and the warmth of home to the theatre when they return with everyone’s annual favorite, the “Holiday Pops” program.

      • Blacksburg Master Chorale: "Messiah"

        date=Sunday, December 15, 2019, 4 PM`desc=The Blacksburg Master Chorale is joined by a professional orchestra and soloists to present one of the iconic pieces of the Christmas season, Handel’s “Messiah.”

      • Indian Ink Theatre Company: "Mrs. Krishnan's Party"

        featuring=Written by Jacob Rajan and Justin Lewis`date=Thursday-Saturday, January 30-February 1, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Indian Ink Theatre Company continues to bridge cultures and expand boundaries with this utterly disarming new comedy that seats the audience around the dining table and at the kitchen bench in the back room of Krishnan’s Dairy.

      • Curtis on Tour: Curtis Symphony Orchestra

        featuring=Osmo Vänskä, conductor, and Jonathan Biss, piano`date=Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=The young musicians of the Curtis Institute of Music are trained to engage a local and global community through the highest level of artistry.

      • FLEX AVE.

        date=Saturday, February 15, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Featuring group choreography and solo improvisational works set to a continuous mix of reggae, hip-hop, and pop music, FLEX AVE. brings 10 dancers and a DJ that represent the best of the high-energy Flexn dance culture.

      • National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

        featuring=Volodymyr Sirenko, artistic director and chief conductor, and Volodymyr Vynnytsky, piano`date=Friday, February 21, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=For its return to the Moss Arts Center, the orchestra will perform works from Brahms, contemporary Ukrainian composer Evhen Stankovych, and a piano concerto by Camille Saint-Saëns.

      • Renée Fleming, recital

        date=Saturday, February 29, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=One of the world’s most beloved and celebrated singers, soprano Renée Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry, and compelling stage presence.

      • FLIP Fabrique: "Blizzard"

        date=Thursday, March 5, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=FLIP Fabrique takes you on a crazy, poetic, and gentle journey in the dead of winter and invites you to lose yourself in a moment of complete wonder.

      • Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

        date=Friday, March 20, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Focused on the preservation and promotion of the culture of Mexico, both at home and abroad, the ensemble brings magnificent traditional costumes, fascinating rituals, and beautiful music to take you on a wonderful choreographic journey through the different regions of Mexico.

      • National Geographic Live: "Pink Boots and a Machete"

        featuring=Mireya Mayor, primatologist`date=Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Hailed as a “female Indiana Jones” and an inspiration to young women interested in science and exploration, Mireya Mayor has been charged by gorillas, chased by elephants, and survived poisonous insect bites in some of the wildest and most remote places on Earth.

      • L.A. Theatre Works: "SEVEN"

        date=Saturday, March 28, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=”SEVEN” is a riveting documentary play by seven female writers based on personal interviews with seven remarkable women who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing heroic changes to their home countries.

      • Telegraph Quartet

        date=Saturday, April 4, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=The Telegraph Quartet formed in 2013 with an equal passion for standard and contemporary chamber music repertoire.

      • Paul Dresher Ensemble and Amy X Neuburg: "They Will Have Been So Beautiful"

        date=Friday, May 1, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Inspired by a little-known text by photographer Diane Arbus, the Paul Dresher Ensemble and composer and vocalist Amy X Neuburg collaborate on an electroacoustic song cycle featuring 10 newly commissioned works from a host of today’s most compelling composers presented alongside the images that inspired them.

      • Flor de Toloache

        date=Friday, May 8, 2020, 7:30 PM`desc=Latin Grammy-winning, New York-based all-female ensemble Flor de Toloache continues to win the hearts of both progressive and traditional mariachi music fans alike through its distinct artistic vision and sophisticated, enlightened interpretation of traditional mariachi instruments.

Season guide

View our 2019-2020 season guide.




Box office


The box office is located in the Moss Arts Center, and the hours are 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Monday-Friday and 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Saturday. The box office will also open an hour and a half before performances. The building is closed on select holidays. Please check the Moss Arts Center calendar for specific dates.


Become a subscriber

Become a season subscriber to receive a discount on our regular ticket prices:

Premier Subscription

A Premier Subscription entitles you to all  Moss Arts Center performances at a 30 percent discount.

Gold Build Your Own Subscription

A Gold Build Your Own Subscription entitles you to 15 or more performances at a 25 percent discount.

Silver Build Your Own Subscription

A Silver Build Your Own Subscription entitles you to five to 14 performances at a 20 percent discount.


Youth and student subscriptions

Whether they attend one or all performances, youth 18 years and under and students currently enrolled in any university (with valid ID) only pay $10 per performance. To subscribe, please call the box office at 540-231-5300.

Free student tickets to Moss Arts Center performances

Free last minute rush seats are available to Virginia Tech students, but only if you sign up for our text notifications. Text “arts” to 31996 to enroll. Availability of rush seats vary by performance. Free rush seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last in the Moss Arts Center box office at 190 Alumni Mall. A valid Virginia Tech ID will be required for admission.

Past seasons

Are you interested in seeing what performances we've presented at the Moss Arts Center? Take a look at our past seasons.


General information

Ticket exchanges/refunds/donations

Ticket refunds are only granted when events are postponed or cancelled. If a performance is cancelled, you will receive a full refund or a credit to another Moss Arts Center event. Service, delivery, and other charges are non-refundable. Please contact the Moss Arts Center box office at 540-231-5300 for information about ticket exchanges and donations.

Lost tickets

Please contact the Moss Arts Center box office at 540-231-5300 regarding lost tickets.

Group ticket sales

Groups of 10 or more receive a 10 percent discount. Please contact the Moss Arts Center box office at 540-231-5300.

Late seating

Moss Arts Center performances begin promptly at the scheduled time. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the performance. Late seating takes place at the first appropriate moment in the program, at the house management’s discretion. Latecomers may be seated in the back.

ADA special assistance

The Moss Arts Center is committed to being accessible to all of our patrons. Patrons with disabilities and their companions are accommodated through wheelchair seating, parking, and other special requests throughout the center in all levels and pricing categories. Assisted listening devices are available. Service animals of all kinds are permitted. Sign interpretations and large-print programs are available with advance notification. If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Kacy McAllister at least 10 business days prior to an event.

Closures for holidays

The center may close for major holidays and breaks according to the university schedule. Please check our calendar for complete listings.

Inclement weather

Moss Arts Center performances and special events will only be cancelled for inclement weather in extreme cases. Please check our website and call the Moss Arts Center box office at 540-231-5300 for timely information about closures due to inclement weather. If a performance must be cancelled due to inclement weather, we will send an email to all tickerholders and call patrons for whom we have no email address.

Programs are subject to change.


Beverages and snacks are available for purchase before performances and during intermissions at most performances. Food and drink are not permitted inside the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, Cube, or galleries. Selections and prices may vary.