Bryan Series

Venue Information

Greensboro Coliseum Complex

Bryan Series events have been presented at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex since 2004. A special event featuring former Mikhail Gorbachev was presented in War Memorial Auditorium in the fall of 2004, followed by nine subscription seasons in the auditorium beginning in 2005-06. Events featuring Bill Clinton and Tony Blair were presented in the Coliseum in the fall of 2010 and fall of 2011, and all events have been presented there since October 2014.

Bryan Series events are presented in a 3,500-seat theater style configuration in the Coliseum, which features:

  • Brand new cushioned seating in all locations.
  • Abundant and easily accessible restrooms.
  • A variety of concessions along the newly renovated concourses.
  • State-of-the-art video Jumbotron behind the speaker.
  • High-quality sound and assistive listening devices.

Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts

In 2019, the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts, a state-of-the art, $78.1 million facility, will open in downtown Greensboro. Future seasons of the Bryan Series will be held in the center, which will seat 3,500.

Ticket and Venue Information

Ticket Sales

Subscription Renewals

2016-17 subscribers will renew their subscriptions for the 2017-18 season beginning March 23, 2017. Deadline for renewals is April 14. For more information about subscribing next season, click here.

New Subscriptions

New subscriptions for the 2017-18 season will be on sale May 8, 2017, on this web page. For more information about subscribing next season, click here.

Single-Event Tickets

Single-event tickets for the five subscription events in the 2016-17 season are on sale at the Greensboro Coliseum Box Office and Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are $55 (plus service charges for online orders). 

Ticket Policy

Guilford is pleased to present the Bryan Series as an educational and entertainment opportunity for the College and the greater community.

Access to subscription events is as follows:

  • General public: tickets sold on a subscription and single-event basis
  • Guilford College students:  free ticket available through registration or class distribution
  • Guilford College employees:  free tickets available through registration
  • Retired Guilford College employees:  tickets sold on a season and single-event basis
  • Guilford alumni:  tickets sold on a season and single-event basis
  • Families of current students:  tickets sold on a season and single-event basis

There are no discounts on single-event tickets purchased on an individual basis. Please contact the Greensboro Coliseum Advance Box Office for group rates.

Guilford Ticket Registration

Current Guilford College students are eligible for one free ticket​ to each Bryan Series event​, faculty and staff two. Announcements and links to register online will be in the Guilford Buzz ​a few days before an​d during the five - seven day registration period.

Registration dates for the five subscription events and one special event are as follows:

  • Register for tickets to the Sept. 30 event with Michael Pollan, Sept. 9 - 15
  • Register for tickets to the Oct. 18 event with Mark & Scott Kelly,​ Sept. 27 - Oct. 3
  • Register for tickets to the Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m. event with Amal Clooney, Oct. 31 - Nov. 4
  • Register for tickets to the Jan. 31, 7:00 p.m. special event with Neil deGrasse Tyson, beginning Nov. 28
  • Register for tickets to the Feb. 21 event with Bryan Stevenson, Feb. 1 - 7
  • Register for tickets to the April 6 event with Alan Alda, March 13 - 17

IMPORTANT Neil deGrasse Tyson ticket information 

Registering for a class or group? Email your request to bryanseries@guilford.edu before the online campus registration for each event.

All events are at the Greensboro Coliseum​ and begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. Discounted parking passes are available for $5 each.

​Everyone who registers will receive an email ​confirmation. You will also receive an email ​following the registration period when t​ickets are ready to be picked up​​.​ Tickets will be available for pick up to registrants​ at the Founders Hall Information Desk​ until​ noon​ the day of the ​Sept. 30, Oct. 18, Feb. 21 and April ​6 event​s. 

If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne Ingram at thebryanseries@guilford.edu .​