Check out the current issue of Dartmouth Alumni Magazine! We are especially excited about #43 on the list, "The Play's The Thing", which celebrates our upcoming VoxFest, to take place from July 1st -July 9th. Check it out!
News & Events
***ANNOUNCING OPEN AUDITIONS for two Student Honors Productions***
For Colored Girls Who have Considered Suicide/
When the Rainbow is Enuf
This production is an honors project by Carene Mekertichyan '16
Performances will be in the Bentley Theater May 13-...[more]
Join us for a free student performance in the Bentley:
A storytelling experience assembled and performed by Sam Van Wetter '16
Drawing on the theatrical traditions of Stuart Bowden, Tim Crouch, Taylor Mac, and others, Sam Van Wetter has created COOL SWEATS, an homage to storytelling and an experimenation with textual collage. Sam combines his words with the writing of playwrights, poets and lyricists to create a whirling evening of image,...[more]
ONE ACT PLAYS WANTED!
Submit your plays by 4 PM on March 27 to be considered for the 90th Annual Eleanor Frost Playwriting Contest and the 42nd Annual Ruth & Loring Dodd Playwriting Contest.
Winning playwrights will receive a cash prize and have their plays professionally directed in the Bentley Theater this summer as part of the 2017 Eleanor Frost and Ruth & Loring Dodd Student New Play Festival.
BEHIND THE SCENES OF CHICAGO: THE CREATIVE COLLABORATION
Join us for a free presentation with members of the design team of CHICAGO. Hear about the production concept for the show, and learn what goes into the collaborative and creative process of making theater.
Michael Ganio, Set Designer
Nicolle Allen '16 and Laurie Churba, Costumes Designers
An honor’s thesis project written and costume-designed by Nicolle Allen.
This fully-produced show will be directed by a professional guest artist and performed in early spring.
ROLES FOR TWO WOMEN (one speaking, one non-speaking)
This new experimental piece explores how women interact with their clothing, constructing and reforming identities as they dress each day. It is divided into three parts, each part...[more]
Come to an information session in the Bentley Theater (basement of Hopkins Center, access from Moore Theater Lobby) tonight to learn about this term's productions - and how you can participate! Hear about our MainStage Production of CHICAGO, Your Space Production Slots -- and more! No experience necessary to get involved!!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Monday, January 11
Attention Dartmouth Students! Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!
The Dartmouth Theater Department and Northern Stage, an award winning professional theater, will present a groundbreaking experiential (or “E”) term for five to six exceptional Dartmouth Students in the fall of 2016.
The students will be housed with the Northern Stage Company, trained for 15 weeks in all aspects of the professional theater, and...[more]
Calling all Dartmouth Students! The Dartmouth Theater Department and Northern Stage, an award winning professional theater, will present a groundbreaking experiential (or “E”) term for five to six exceptional Dartmouth Students in the fall of 2016.
The students will be housed with the Northern Stage Company, trained for 15 weeks in all aspects of the professional theater, and take part in Northern Stage’s Off-Broadway production of Orwell in America as well as the...[more]
CHICAGO: A Musical Vaudeville
Book by Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Winner of six Tony Awards, and the longest-running American musical in Broadway history![more]
Murder. Greed. Corruption. Treachery. Set amidst the flashy decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and...