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“To take the air, to go for a stroll, to enjoy a friendly chat, to play music, or sing ... are such honest diversions that the only thing needed to utilize them well is simple prudence, which gives to all things their rank, time, place and measure.” - St. Francis de Sales

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Feb 03
Black History Month Keynote - Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
DeSales University Center (DUC) 6:00PM
Feb 09
4th Annual Hearts on Fire
DeSales University Center (DUC) All Day
Feb 26
40th Anniversary Mainstage Celebration
DeSales University Center (DUC) 6:30PM
Mar 18
Division of Performing Arts - Dance Alumni Reunion
The Gambet Center for Business and Healthcare 6:00PM
Mar 19
A Night for DeSales
Hotel Bethlehem 6:00PM

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

A leading Shakespeare festival with an emerging national reputation for excellence, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) is a professional theatre company on the campus of DeSales University.

Each summer, PSF produces a season of Shakespeare and other classics, musical theatre, and children’s theatre. 

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PA Shakespeare Festival at DeSales
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Act 1 Productions

Act 1 is DeSales University’s highly-acclaimed performing arts company and features professional-caliber productions in Dance, Theatre and TV/Film.

Each year we welcome another group of eager young actors, designers, dancers, and filmmakers all drawn to DeSales to hone their craft and create art that will inspire and entertain. We offer enchanting and provocative stories that will — with the mere rise of a curtain — unlock the limitlessness of your imagination. 

Act 1 Productions