News & Events

  • Four playwrights, four directors, no scripts, no sleep...

    Students write, cast, and direct their original plays -- all within 24 hours! Really. Come see the results:


    Saturday, April 15

    8 PM in the Bentley Theater

    Free Admission

    Student producers and stage managers: Ariel Klein '17, Naomi Lazar '17 and Christain Williams '19

    Presented by the Department of Theater and the student Displaced Theater Company.


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  • Announcing a reading of a new full-length play by our two-time Dodd play contest winner, Elise Wien ’17


    Directed by Deby Guzman-Buchness '15

    Stage Management by Catherine Hasting '17

     “You are cordially invited to a Passover Seder with the Cohen family of Columbia, South Carolina. Please join us this Wednesday, April 12, 1869.”

    Wednesday, April 12 at 8 PM

    Bentley Theater

    Free Admission

    This event...

  • Announcing OPEN AUDITIONS on April 10 and 11 for a YOUR SPACE production of:

    FEMINIST SHAKESPEARE (or, Unsex Me Here)

    An original piece, arranged and directed by Kelly Gaudet '17

    Performances will be in the Bentley Theater, Saturday and Sunday, April 29 & 30.


    Feminist Shakespare is an exploration and reworking of women's monologues from a vast...

  • Announcing OPEN AUDITIONS this Friday for a YOUR SPACE production:


    An award-winning play by Charli Fool Bear-Vetter '15

    Directed by Laura Calderon '19

    Produced by Danica Rodriguez '18 and Christian Dane Williams '19

    Performances will be April 21 and 22 in the Bentley Theater.

    Crickets Ate the Moon tells the...

  • Dartmouth College Department of Theater/Northern Stage E-Term

    The Dartmouth Theater Department and Northern Stage, an award winning
    professional theater, invite Dartmouth students to participate in the second
    ground breaking experiential (or “E”) term. Up to four applicants will be
    selected for fall of 2017.

    The students will be housed with the Northern Stage Company, trained for
    15 weeks in all aspects of the professional theater, and take...

  • Auditions will be held this Wednesday and Thursday evenings for our fully-produced student production:


    A fully-produced student production, directed by Virginia Ogden '18

    Performances will be in the Bentley Theater, May 27-29

    About the show:

    In a Manhattan Catholic reformatory in 1914, four teenage girls—Anne, Theresa, Lucy, and Joan—learn about...

  • Announcing OPEN AUDITIONS on April 5 and 6 for

    Away This Night
    An honors thesis production conceived by Julie Solomon '17

    Julie Solomon, Co-director and Scenic Designer

    Deena Selenow, Co-director
    Victoria Rowe '17, Lighting Designer
    Celeste Jennings '18, Costume Designer
    Will Maresco '19, Sound Designer

    This show will be produced in the Moore Theater, May 19-21.

    Away This Night...



    Instructor permission is required to register for all acting courses at Dartmouth, which means it is not possible to pre-register for these classes. Acting professors typically conduct brief interviews during the first three days of classes each term in order to determine enrollment.

    Spring 2017 acting courses conducting IP...

  • Join us in the Bentley for this term's Student Production:


    by Susan Glaspell

    A staged reading, directed by Kelleen Moriarty '19

    Performances in the Bentley Theater

    March 4 @ 8 PM; March 5 @ 2 PM

    Free Admission!

    Trifles is a short, one act play about the aftermath of a woman’s murder of her husband in rural, early 20th...

  • Come behind the scenes this winter with the student-written Urinetown backstage blog!

    The clock is ticking....

    Auditions for the Winter Mainstage production of "Urinetown" have come and gone, and rehearsals are well underway. With February 17th only a few short weeks away, the countdown to opening night has begun - in fact it's already halfway complete!

    Two of the production's cast members will be blogging about the artistic process throughout the winter...