News & Events

  • Veronica Burt '16 directs students in staged readings from “Telling Tales” by Migdalia Cruz and “Icarus” by Edwin Sanchez. 

    Wednesday, October 14, 2015

    7 PM - 8:30 PM  in the Bentley Theater

    Free Admission

    Play readings will be followed by a Q & A with the playwrights. This El Caribe Global event is preceded on October 13 by a panel on Nuyorican and Latino/a theater with playwrights Migdalia Cruz and Edwin Sanchez and scholar Alberto Sandoval Sanchez. The...


    by Paula Vogel

    Baltimore Waltz follows siblings Anna and Carl on their hilarious and heart-wrenching romp around Europe. Written in 1989, a year after playwright Paula Vogel lost her brother to AIDS, Vogel satirizes the disease and imagines a trip with her brother that never got to happen. Grief is offset with comedy, and the result is a surrealist, sultry show that grapples with illness, loss, and...

  • A Your Space Presentation
    Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
    Coordinated by Ariel Klein ’17
    SATURDAY, October 17 at 9pm
    SUNDAY, October 18 at 5pm
    Bentley Theater
    30 original student plays in 60 minutes – the audience chooses the order.

  • A Your Space Presentation..Casual Thursday Comedy Hour
    THURSDAY, October 8 at 8pm

    Bentley Theater

    Performed by members of the student improv group, Casual Thursday!

  • Frank D. Gilroy, Dartmouth Class of 1950, passed away on Saturday, September 12th at his home in Monroe, NY. While at Dartmouth, he wrote eight student productions and graduated with high honors in Sociology. Gilroy was winner of a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony and a Drama Critics’ Circle Award for his work, " The Subject Was Roses". His work as a playwright and television and Hollywood dramatist will long be celebrated and remembered.

    To read more, see New York Times article remembering...

  • The Theater Foreign Study Program (FSP) offers students the opportunity to combine theater studies and professional practice in theater at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), one of the world's great conservatories. The program is a unique chance for students to develop their craft while taking advantage of London's incomparable theatrical tradition and vibrant cultural scene. Students on the Theater FSP typically see about thirty performances over the course of the term....

  • Theater Department FALL SHOWCASE!

    Wednesday, September 21

    6:30 PM in the Bentley Theater

    Come to an information session about the Department’s productions for the Fall Term. Learn from faculty and student directors about their shows this term and how you can get involved.

    No experience necessary!

  • Are you interested in Acting I, Acting II or Speaking Voice for the Stage for Winter 2016? These are some of the most popular courses on campus and space is limited. Instructor permission is required for these courses, meaning that it is not possible to pre-register.

    There are three sections of Acting I (THEA 30) offered this winter. Interview sign- up sheets for all Acting I sections will be posted on the corkboard in Shakespeare Alley at 9 AM on Monday,...


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  • Fall MainStage Production:

    Don Juan Comes Back From the War

    Translation by Christopher Hampton of Ödön von Horváth’s 1936 drama

    Take a journey through a blasted, post-apocalyptic landscape with one of history’s most notorious lovers as he searches for his lost love...but encounters a new kind of woman! A darkly comic classic, Don Juan Comes Back from the War is a timeless tale of epic tragedy and...