Welcome to the University of North Florida Fine Arts Center!

The UNF Fine Arts Center is one of northeast Florida’s largest performing arts venues with three unique venues— the Lazzara Performance Hall, the Andrew A. Robinson, Jr. Theater and the Osprey Commons Talon Room. 

Our Mission 


The Center serves a dual purpose: to enhance the academic programs on campus and to complement the cultural offerings within Jacksonville. We host an eclectic mix of world-class performers, entertainers, ethnic music and dance, cutting-edge performances, and children’s programming. The Center is a vibrant community of artists, students and audiences with events spanning all performing arts disciplines, workshops, lectures, corporate training seminars, social events and receptions. 

Venue Rental 


The Lazzara Performance Hall, the Andrew A. Robinson, Jr. Theater and the Osprey Commons Talon Room are all available for public rental, and make the perfect venue for your event. We are your full-service special event provider supplying everything you need from start to finish. Our professional team and event staff will work with you to create your dream event.

Every event our clients plan is important to us. Whether you are planning a quiet reception in our lobby or a full-scale theatrical performance in the Lazzara Performance Hall, we take great pride in providing our event planning experience in order to create your memorable event. Link to Facilities Rental Information.

UNF Ticket Box Office


The Ticket Box Office is located at Business Services, English Hall, Building 8, Room 1100. Its hours of operation are Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and Ozzie Bucks are accepted forms of payment. The Ticket Box Office can be contacted by phone by calling (904) 620-2878.


Deepak Chopra "The Future of Well Being" coming March 17


Deepak Chopra, the man Time magazine has heralded as one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the 20th century, is coming to the University of North Florida's Lazzara Performance Hall on Thursday, March 17, 2016 to discuss the future of well-being.


Join Deepak at the University of North Florida Fine Arts Center on Thursday, March 17, 2016 for an “I Am Genie Wishes Fulfilled” event as he creates a roadmap for "higher health," based on the latest findings in both mainstream and alternative medicine.


DEEPAK CHOPRA is the author of more seventy books translated into over thirty-five languages, including twenty-one New York Times bestsellers in both the fiction and nonfiction categories. Deepak is the Founder of The Chopra Foundation, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, and serves as an Adjunct Professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, Columbia University. Time magazine has described Dr. Chopra as one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century and credits him as "the poet-prophet of alternative medicine."


Limited Pre-sale Tickets 
Two hundred discounted presale tickets available for 48 hours beginning at 10:00 AM Monday, January 11, 2016. Click here to purchase. After the presale period, regular ticket prices will apply.


Press Contact
Contact Ingrid Thornhill at ingrid@experiencegenie.com or Joshua Dawson at (305) 735-9976.


This event is a production of the I Am Genie Foundation. For more information please visit iamgenie.org

 Deepak Chopra