Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts

Festivals and Camps

41N Film Festival

The 41 North Film Festival showcases award-winning independent films and filmmakers. Michigan Tech students and the surrounding community critically engage with current films, and interact with filmmakers, producers, and other industry professionals to explore the art and business of cinematic storytelling. Admission is free. 

Keweenawesomefest and WMTU 91.9 FM logos over a blurred image of a guitarist playing

WMTU 91.9 FM, Michigan Tech's one and only (and totally rad) college radio station, assembles AWESOME lineups for two nights of amazing live music at Keweenawesomefest! The annual festival takes place in McArdle Theatre in the Walker Arts & Humanities building. So no matter what kind of music you like, we have it covered!

PJ Olsson's Rock Camp Logo

The Rozsa is where all the action happens at PJ Olsson’s Rock Camp—an intense two-week music program that immerses musicians age 11-19 in every facet of the music industry, from stage presence to voice projection. Young musicians audition for this amazing opportunity to work with professional musicians, audio engineers, and technical crew. The Rock Camp finale is an epic concert that thrills and delights an audience of more than 1,000 fans.

Pine Mountain Music Festival Logo

The Pine Mountain Music Festival is one of the few summer festivals nationwide that produces a vibrant season spanning diverse musical genres, from professional opera and chamber music to jazz and folk. Since 1991 PMMF has toured the Upper Peninsula, including annual Rozsa Center performances. The festival runs from mid-June to mid-July in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Northeast Wisconsin.

Surround Sound Logo

Surround Sound Music Festival, a festival of workshops, performances and lectures
featuring a program of musicians from diverse backgrounds and genres that celebrates contemporary representation in the arts and encourages participants to listen differently through cultural diversity.

UP Summer Theatre Institute

The U.P. Summer Theater Institute brings Broadway to the next generation of theater-makers. Working in partnership with the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, with room and board provided in partnership with the Summer Youth Programs (SYP), on the campus of Michigan Tech during the summer. This immersive three-week program will lead aspiring performers and tech/design students through a rehearsal and performance process that mirrors what industry professionals are accustomed to when hired at professional Equity (union) theaters.