the News Journal Center building in Daytona Beach, FL

News-Journal Center Events

Ticket Prices

Adult (13 & up): $10.00
Child (12 & under): $5.00
DSC Students, Faculty & Staff: Free with College ID

Due to Covid-19 all performances, dates, and times are subject to change/cancellation.

Art Exhibitions

students drawing in a classroom

DSC Student Art Competition

DSC Studio Arts hosts a juried student competition exhibited in the Fine Art Gallery of the News Journal Center. The competition is open to studio art students enrolled in Fall and Spring studio courses. This exhibition seeks to give students the exposure of real-life art processes, foster productive studio practices, and the opportunity to win a scholarship.

April 5 - April 30

Opening Reception
Thursday, Apr. 21, 5:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Gallery

FREE - no tickets required

photos in the Gary R. Libby gallery

The Gary R. Libby Gallery

Hidden Depths: A Student Exhibition

Permanent Exhibit

Hidden Depths is curated by students in the Southeast Center of Photographic Studies at Daytona State College. It is the second annual exhibit at the Gary R. Libby Gallery in the News-Journal Center. Libby's philanthropic pursuits at the NJC focus on providing opportunities for students to work alongside professionals from the museum and photography fields, and to engage these fields through the curation and installation of a photography exhibition.

Libby also generously supports DSC photography students through the Gary R. Libby Curatorship, a scholarship through the Daytona State College Foundation.

Photo: Grace Fillak

Theater Performances

improv night flyer, person in hat with hands up

Acting Improv Performance

Friday, April 22 & 29, 7:30 p.m.
Davidson Theater

FREE - no tickets required

pink stethoscope

That Kindness

Based on frank, heartfelt interviews with health care
workers on the front lines during COVID-19, this staged
reading brings nurses voices to the forefront: Stories of
sacrifice, salvation, fury, frustration and kindness.

All proceeds benefit the Volusia Rape Crisis Center.

May 7, 7:00 p.m.
Gillespy Theater

FREE - no tickets required

Music Concerts

people playing jazz instruments on stage

DSC Jazz Ensembles

Thursday, April 21, 7:30 p.m.
Davidson Theater

dancers on stage with red background

DSC Dance Concert

Tuesday, April 26, 6:30 p.m.
Davidson Theater

FREE - no tickets required

chorus of people singing on stage

DSC Choral Concert

The Spring Choral Concert will feature performances by the 35-voice DSC Singers and the select DSC vocal jazz ensemble Shades of Blue. The DSC Singers will focus on larger works, including Missa Festiva by John Leavitt and a choral celebration honoring Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim. Shades of Blue will add several jazz and contemporary selections to complete the program.  

Wednesday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.
Davidson Theater

person using vocal recording equipment

Music Production Technology Rocks!

The “Music Production Rocks” event is a musical showcase featuring students in the Music Production Technology program. Students in the program are required to demonstrate an understanding of basic principles of music and participate in a musical ensemble for 2 semesters. Twice each semester the students perform in front of a live audience. There will be 3 bands performing. The songs are chosen by each group. All the technical support (sound, lights, staging) is provided by students in the program. The show is produced entirely by MPT students by either performing in the bands or providing technical support or both.

Thursday, April 28, 5:30 p.m.
Gillespy Theater

FREE - no tickets required

orchestra on stage in front of red backdrop

DSC Orchestra Concert

Sunday, May 1, 2:30 p.m.
Davidson Theater

back of a conductor on stage

DSC Symphonic Band

Thursday, May 5, 7:30 p.m.
Davidson Theater

actors on stage for Sister Act play

Box Office Information

Contact Us

221 N. Beach Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114 
(386) 226-1888

Box Office Hours

Wednesday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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