News & Events

  • Announcing the presentation for this term's YOUR SPACE slot in the Bentley Theater:

    2 New Plays

    Readings of original plays by student playwrights Katherine Fox '15 and Mike McDavid '15

    Friday, April 10 @ 7 PM and Saturday, April 11 @ 7 PM

    Bentley Theater

    Free Admission!

  • Get involved in theater this spring!

    Come to our SPRING SHOWCASE, an information session about the Theater Department's student productions for the Spring term.  Learn about YOUR SPACE, WIRED (a 24 hour playwriting experience), and audition information for our student productions. Hear from students, directly, about their shows and how you might participate on stage and/or behind the scenes.

    No Experience Necessary!


  • Interviews for Acting I and II with Christian Kohn will be conducted in 301 Wilson on Tuesday, March 31st from 10 AM to 1:30 PM (Acting I) and 2- 4 PM (Acting II). To sign up for an interview, pick a slot on the interview sign-up sheet, which has been posted in Shakespeare Alley.

    Please note that you do not need to prepare anything for the interview, but you should plan on arriving about ten minutes early to fill out a questionnaire.

  • Northern Stage, the region’s award-winning professional theater, to produce Orwell in America, a World Premiere Production

    Orwell in America, written by preeminent playwright Joe Sutton, runs live on stage at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT, March 11 through March 29. For tickets and information, call 802-296-7000 or visit Tickets start at $15.

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  • Announcing Auditions (Round 2) for "MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!"

    Book by George Furth. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. 

    Max Gottschall '15 is both Stage and Musical Director for this Senior Honors Project, to be fully-produced in the Moore Theater, May 8th, 9th and 10th.

    Auditions for the three additional main characters and a 7-8 person ensemble will be held on Wednesday, April 1st in the Bentley Theater. Callbacks will be on Thursday, April 2nd. ...


    Students have until 4 PM on March 30 to submit their plays for the Frost and Dodd play contests. Plays submitted with be considered for both the Frost and Dodd contests. The winning playwrights are awarded cash prizes and will then be paired with professional directors who partner in the development of these new works to be produced in July as the 2015 Eleanor Frost and Ruth and Loring Dodd Student New Play...

  • Join us for our fully-produced student production of MUD, directed by Cristy Alamirano '15. March 6 at 6 PM; March 7 at 8 PM; March 8 at 8 PM. Free admission.

  • Don't miss our winter MainStage, Romeo and Juliet, opening Friday, February 20th at 8 PM! Get your tickets here.

  • THE HOPKINS CENTER AND DARTMOUTH THEATER DEPT. VOICES PROGRAM PRESENT: A BLACK UNDERGROUND THEATER PRODUCTION: FLYIN' WEST. By: Pearl Cleage. Directed by: Christina Ragin '17. BENTLEY THEATER, HOPKINS CENTER. Admission: FREE. FEBRUARY 12TH AND 13TH AT 7 PM. Starring: Beverly Alomepe, Ashley Dotson, Zac Hardwick, Maya-Simone Moten, Kirby Spivey IV, and Kaya Thomas.


  • The Department of Theater presents "Mud" by Maria Irene Fornes. Directed by Cristy Altamirano '15. Cast: Emma Orme '15; Robert Leverett '16; Mike McDavid '15. Set Design: Julie Solomon '17. Costume Design: Nicolle Allen '16. Lighting Design: Marissa Wilkins '15. Sound Design: Sara Holston '17. Properties Design: Kyla Mermejo-Varga '17. Stage Management: Victoria Fox '15. Bentley Theater: March 6 at 6 PM, March 7 at 8 PM, and March 8 at 2 PM. $4 tickets on sale at the HOP Box Office starting...