Student Productions at Dartmouth

The Department of Theater is privileged to be able to nurture the creative initiative and ingenuity of our students. Each term, the department gives over space, time, and resources to support the development and production of work that has been conceived, written, directed, designed, and/or performed by undergraduates.

Types of student-driven performances

Typically, the Theater Department supports at least one fully-produced student production in the Bentley Theater each term, in addition to lower-tech, less formal performances and creative efforts. Department-sponsored student productions and performances fall into one of three categories:

The video below, highlighting student productions and performances from a single term in spring 2017,  offers some insight into the type of student-driven work that the we are privileged to support.


For more details, please see the associated pages or contact Maggie Devine-Sullivan.

Winter 2018: Onstage this term

By David Auburn

March 1 & 3 at 8 PM
March 4 at 2 PM
The Bentley Theater

A Student Production directed by Louisa Auerbach '20
All tickets $4, general admission; available at the HOP Box Office beginning February 20

The story of a young woman navigating the aftermath of her father's death, whose journey of reconciliation encounters obstacles including a controlling sister, an unassuming love interest, mind-boggling mathematics - and, finally, her own mind. Featuring Tess McGuinness '18 as Catherine and Professor James Rice in the role of Robert, her father.

LOUISA AUERBACH '20 director
VIRGINIA OGDEN '18 stage manager

TESS MCGUINNESS '18, Catherine