Building R, Performing Arts Center

The College's Performing Arts Center provides Harper theatre, music, stagecraft and dance performers a professional venue to showcase their craft and share the experience with over 400 audience members.

1200 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067

Place Type

On Campus


Upcoming Events

Piano Ensemble Concert

Janice Larson Razaq, Director One hundred fingers at five keyboards! It can happen when this ensemble performs. From classical to contemporary, the group’s...

12/14 7:30pm
Harper Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert

William Anthony Porter, Conductor Welcome the holiday season with a performance by the Harper Symphony Orchestra. Featuring a wide selection of holiday...

12/15 3pm
Flute Ensemble Concert

Hideko Amano, Director Accomplished student flutists present works from classical to pop-music styling.

12/16 7:30pm
Jazz Lab Band Concert

Kenneth Spurr, Director This ensemble features performances by student, staff and community musicians in both small combo and larger jazz ensemble...

12/18 7:30pm
Texas Songs and Other Old Time Tunes

Harper's Back Porch Revue performs the music of Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, Guy Clark, Billie Joe Shaver, Kris Kristofferson, Lucinda Williams, Old Time...


Recent Events

Steel Bands Concert


Recent Activity

Issa Boulos

Issa Boulos posted a photo 3/22/2018

William Rush

William Rush left a positive review 2/12/2018

What an amazing show. All the performers returning to Harper College where they started their musical journey. Steve Vazquez put together a great program. All the performers, as Steve would say, are Jedi's of their instruments. I hope they have more performances like this one.