We are thrilled to announce that we are returning to Royce Hall and The Theatre at Ace Hotel starting this March and tickets are on sale now! There will also be select free virtual performances on our channel.

Special Offer

Interested in two of our shows? Take advantage of our special offer! 
ONLINE STAGE/DANCE

Dimitris Papaioannou
NOWHERE

Sat, Feb 12 at 7PM PT
CAP UCLA Online
DANCE

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE
The Equality of Night and Day: First Glimpse and Upside Down

Sat, Mar 5 at 8PM PT
Royce Hall 
GLOBAL MUSIC

Gustavo Santaolalla
Desandando el Camino

Thu, Mar 17 at 8PM PT
Royce Hall 
ROOTS MUSIC

Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely

Fri, Apr 1 at 8PM PT
Royce Hall 
CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL

Anthony de Mare
Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano and Upside Down

Sun, Apr 10 at 7PM PT
Royce Hall
CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL

Jennifer Koh & Davóne Tines
Everything Rises

Thu, Apr 14 at 8PM PT
Royce Hall
GLOBAL MUSIC

DakhaBrakha

Sun, Apr 24 at 7PM PT
The Theatre at Ace Hotel*
ONLINE STAGE/DIGITAL

Heidi Rodewald
A Lifesaving Manual

An audio/visual recorded song cycle
Music by Heidi Rodewald
Lyrics by Donna Di Novelli
Sat, May 7 at 6PM PT
CAP UCLA Online 
WORDS & IDEAS

David Sedaris

Sun, May 8 at 7PM PT
Royce Hall

Health & Safety

We are thrilled to welcome you back to in-person events! Your health and safety remain our highest priority, and we are continually adapting our protocols in line with state and federal guidance.

In light of new public health recommendations, we require all ticket holders ages 5+ to be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. For those ineligible for the booster, 14 days since the final dose of your primary vaccine is admissible.

Please provide the following:
  • Proof of Full COVID-19 Vaccination
  • A Photo ID (name on ID and vaccination documentation must match)
Use of a CDC-approved mask (including N95, KN95, KF94, or FFP2) is required at all times. Free masks will be available should you need one. The mask mandate is in effect whenever inside the venue. Concession sales are not available at this time.

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2021-22 Artist Residencies

Our Artist Residency Program provides local and national artists creative time and necessary space for the development of new work. This season we’ll continue to host multidisciplinary artists Annie Saunders and Edgar Arceneaux, acclaimed movement artist Eiko Otake and we welcome Ethio-American singer/songwriter Meklit Hadero.

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UCLA Nimoy Theater

As the performing arts sector adapts to this transformative time, CAP UCLA is developing a dynamic space for a re-imagined future. The Nimoy is envisioned as a much-needed public platform for contemporary performance and a cultural gathering space where the potential of performing artists and audiences will evolve together. Stay tuned for updates throughout the season as we get closer to opening the new Nimoy Theater in the fall of 2022.

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Art In Action

A wide range of live and virtual art activities for students and audiences of all ages. It is how we play together, make stuff and share ideas.

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Join CAP UCLA

We are committed to presenting groundbreaking artists and performances that keep people inspired and connected globally across cultures. And our community of supporters are vital collaborators in all that we do. Join the collective of arts enthusiasts dedicated to creativity and deepen your relationship to the artistic process.


CAP UCLA gratefully acknowledges our donors, sponsors and members whose gifts directly support the vitality of contemporary performing arts.

The Executive Producer Council is a dynamic, progressive and creatively engaged leadership group whose members champion CAP UCLA’s programs.

The staff at CAP UCLA is a passionate group of art lovers. Thank you for your fantastic work for another season to come.