The Quick Center for the Arts serves as a vibrant center of creative and educational activity, making accessible hundreds of enriching and enlivening events to Fairfield University and its surrounding communities. In so doing, the Quick is a leader in presenting, producing, and partnering arts and education activities that make a positive difference in the lives of students, staff, faculty, and our friends across the region.
The Quick accomplishes its mission by:
• Making visual and live performing arts accessible to the entire population;
• Maintaining a creative facility that guides and encourages the imagination of all ages
• Presenting the finest in performing arts to our community - a balance of quality international, national and regional performances of music, dance, theatre and multi-disciplinary programs.
• Supporting faculty initiatives and student learning;
• Broadening the base of understanding, appreciation and support for the arts through meaningful education initiatives and community partnerships; and,
• Maintaining an attractive, comfortable setting, a knowledgeable and courteous staff and superb entertainment to create a gratifying experience that audiences and performers enjoy when they come to the Quick.
About the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
Located in Fairfield County, Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts is a multi-faceted facility that presents a wide variety of high quality performances, lectures, and exhibits. Celebrating its 29th season in 2018-19, the Quick serves a large and diverse population, and strives to serve this community as a place to gather for shared enrichment experiences, both artistic and educational. As an entity of Fairfield University, a Jesuit institution, the Quick shares the Jesuit mission of developing the creative and intellectual potential of its constituents, including members of the Fairfield University community and the residents of greater Fairfield County.
The Quick Center for the Arts houses the:
• 740-seat Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J. Theatre
• 120-seat Lawrence A. Wien Experimental (Black Box) Theatre
• Fairfield University Art Museum: Thomas J. Walsh, Jr. Gallery