the Weidner

Welcome to the Weidner

The Edward W. Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is known for its elegant design and the acoustic excellence of its 2,021-seat main theatre, Cofrin Family Hall. We also house two smaller performance spaces, Fort Howard Hall and Jean Weidner Theatre, along with a dance studio and Grand Foyer.

Located on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Campus, The Weidner is a home for UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre & Dance programs, community events, and performances by visiting artists and touring companies. The Weidner also focuses on scholastic development with our impactful education series – Stage Doors.

The People

Advisory Board

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Meet the community members who make up The Weidner’s Advisory Board.

Weidner Staff

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Get in-touch with The Weidner’s Staff.


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Looking for an opportunity to give back to your community, support the arts, and meet new people? Sign up to volunteer at The Weidner!

What is a PEEP? PEEPs are our Student Employees. Follow the link to learn more about the program.


Our Venues

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Check out The Weidner’s performance spaces.

Visual Arts

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The Weidner has a strong and compelling art collection. Click to learn more.

Wood Family Organ

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Learn the history, acoustic & sound design of The Weidner’s world-class Wood Family Organ.

Want a tour of The Weidner? Contact us today to schedule a tour.


Broadway in Green Bay

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See what Broadway shows are coming to The Weidner’s stage!

Weidner Philharmonic

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Learn about the Wei Phi and our upcoming concerts.

Stage Doors Education

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The Weidner’s K-12 Education Series dedicated to serving schools, teachers, students, and families.

The Weidner Downtown

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The Weidner’s partnership with The Tarlton Theatre, bringing arts and culture to Downtown Green Bay.

Mobile stage

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The Weidner’s Mobile Stage brings the performing arts out to events.

UW-Green Bay

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From UW-Green Bay? See what The Weidner offers to UW-Green Bay students and staff.

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