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  • YourSpace, Winter 2022: WiRED! The 24-hour Theatrical Experience

    Come be a part of a 24-hour-only Dartmouth student theater tradition! Beginning at 8 pm on Friday January 21, the WiRED company will write, cast, rehearse and finally (24 hours later) perform a series of totally original, brand-new works. Sign up to participate today!

  • Theatre Artist Sagan Chen '14 to direct staged reading, Winter 2022

    Award-winning actor, director, and filmmaker Sagan Chen '14 will be returning to campus this winter to direct a staged reading performance in the Bentley Theater! Rehearsals will begin Monday January 24, with a final public performance scheduled for Friday evening February 4.

    Sagan Chen
  • Studio Lab, Winter 2022: Rivka's Reading Rainbow!

    A studio lab performance of an original one-act work by Emma Ginsberg '23 will be presented in the Bentley Theater Saturday January 29 at 8 pm. Free admission. A passionate librarian rushes to save her precious "miscellaneous" department during an upcoming purge of the library's least borrowed books.

    Rivka's Reading Rainbow
  • Upcoming Studio Lab Auditions: Rivka's Reading Rainbow!

    Auditions for a Studio Lab performance of the one-act play "Rivka's Reading Rainbow!" will take place Saturday and Sunday, January 15-16. This original piece is written by Emma Ginsberg '23 and will be directed by Alex Bramsen '22.

    Rivka's Reading Rainbow
  • Get Involved with Theater this Winter!

    Stop in at the Winter term's Dept of Theater Info Session on Wednesday January 12 to learn about what's happening on our stages and behind the scenes this term and how you can get involved! 6:30 pm, in the Bentley Theater.

    Umma backstage
  • Upcoming MainStage Auditions, Winter 2022: Rent

    Auditions for the winter MainStage production of Jonathan Larson's iconic musical "Rent" will take place January 6 & 7, 2022. Absolutely no previous experience necessary. Sign up to audition today!

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  • YourSpace Performance, Fall 2021: The Lucky Guest

    A staged reading performance of an original work by Nik Stahle '23 will be presented in the Bentley Theater as a YourSpace performance, Monday November 8 at 8 pm. Free admission. A young student drowning in the anxiety of his first day at college grapples with his sense of self, his family, and his past.

    The Lucky Guest, by Nik Stahle '23
  • MainStage Project, Fall 2021: Fall Staged Reading Series

    Three nights, three extraordinary plays: the department presents a weekend of intimate staged readings, including Katori Hall's 'Saturday Night/Sunday Morning', Chiara Atik's 'Poor Clare', and Charlie O'Leary's 'Ridgeway'. October 29-31, the Bentley Theater.

    Staged Readings 2021
  • Fall 2021: Special Events with Playwright Charlie O'Leary

    The Department of Theater is proud to be partnering with School House to bring "Ridgway" playwright Charlie O'Leary to campus this fall, as part of the Fall Staged Reading Series and the 2021-22 School House Anti-Racism Experience (SHARE). Events with the artist will take place October 29-31, 2021

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  • Performance, Fall 2021: The First-Year Project

    Come meet the Class of 2025! First-year students arrive on the Dartmouth stage in a showcase performance to introduce themselves to each other and to the Upper Valley. October 15 & 16, in the Bentley Theater.


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