Boise is the capital of Idaho and the largest city in the state. It is the home of Boise State University. Boise is a city that provides opportunities for big city living, art and culture, and ample outdoor adventure. There are lots of things for visitors who love performing arts to see in Boise. The Boise Philharmonic is the well-regarded city symphony. The Idaho Dance Theater’s high-flying interpretive choreography is sure to please. The Idaho Shakespeare Festival has some of the best of the Bard west of the Mississippi.