News & Events

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

    TRIFLES

    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...

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  • 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...

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  • The Theater Department invites you to join them for a free event on Tuesday:

    Our Dystopian Moment: 2017 and the Politics of Urinetown (Panel Discussion)

    Tuesday, February 21, 4:30pm in the Moore Theater, Hopkins Center

    Dystopian stories are often meant to warn us of certain dangers looming on the horizon. Through its depiction of a post-apocalyptic world in which a corporation controls water consumption,...

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  • The Theater Department announces the winner of the winter term YOUR SPACE production slot:

    FUSION DANCE ENSEMBLE

    Join us for a hour of FREE performances by the student-led dance group FUSION DANCE ENSEMBLE, along with other student groups:

    Dartmouth Asian Dance Troupe
    Middle Eastern Dance Club...

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  • The Theater Department presents:

    WIRED!

    Saturday,  January 21

    8 PM in the Bentley Theater

    Free Admission

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

    Students write, cast, and direct their original plays -- all within 24 hours! Plays are performed at 8 PM that evening in the Bentley.

    Student producers and stage managers are Ariel Klein '17 and Naomi Lazar '17...

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  • Announcing OPEN AUDITIONS for our winter term student production:

    TRIFLES

    by Susan Glaspell

    A staged reading, directed by Kelleen Moriarty '19

    Performances in the Bentley Theater,  March 4-5.

    Trifles is a short, one act play about the aftermath of a woman’s murder of her husband in rural, early 20th century America. The story follows five of the townspeople as they investigate the home/...

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  • Would you like to learn about the productions the Theater Department will be doing this term?

    Come to our WINTER SHOWCASE and hear from student and faculty directors about their shows and how you might participate on stage or behind the scenes.  No experince necessary to get involved!

    WINTER SHOWCASE

    Wednesday, January 11

    6:30 - 7:30 PM in the Bentley Theater (downstairs in the HOP)

    We hope you can join...

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  • After founding their own film production company, three of our recent alums have created a new web series mixing high-concept sci-fi with low-budget ingenuity.

    Olivia Baptista ’12, Diane Chen ’14, and Amber H.H. Porter ’14 first collaborated as theater undergrads at Dartmouth. The trio recently reunited to found Multihyphenate, a film production company that promotes diversity while eschewing the traditional hierarchy of labor in the entertainment...

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  • Would you or your student group like to perform in the Bentley Theater this January? 

    The YOUR SPACE production slot for Winter Term is the weekend of January 20-22.  (When you apply you may choose up to two dates during this weekend for your performance.) 

    There are No prerequisites to apply for this production slot - all undergraduates/groups are eligible.

    It's easy to apply; deadline for email applications is NOON on MONDAY, JANUARY 9.

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  • URINETOWN
    Book and lyrics by Greg Kotis
    Music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann

    February 17-19 & 23-26
    The Moore Theater

    A Theater Department MainStage Production
    Tickets available at the HOP Box Office NOW!

    This hilarious and touching social musical is full of greed, love and – TOILETS!

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