News & Events

  • The Department of Theater Costume and Scene Shop staff have been busy at home making cloth face masks for donation to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.  Thank you to our staff for your wonderful work and for inspiring others to do the same! 

    Go to Sewing Masks for Donation to learn how you can help too.

  • To our Majors, Minors, and all Dartmouth Theater students:

    We know that this is a confusing and disappointing time, and the staff and faculty of the Department of Theater want to make sure that you know that we are here to support you. Our goals in this challenging moment are: 

    • To offer as much continuity in your education as we can
    • To make sure that our seniors graduate
    • To do everything possible to ensure that we all stay healthy

    It is not a...

  • SPRING 2020


    The Department of Theater believes that challenge and creativity are at the core of all great work in the performing arts. To that end, we are eager to support students interested in safely and prudently creating work this spring that capitalizes on the opportunities presented by remote communication. Examples of this type of work might include:

    • The creation and recorded performance of a radio play...
  • The White River Jct-based regional theater Northern Stage is currently mounting the professional premiere of Citrus, a a new work written by recent alumna Celeste Jennings '18. An original choreopoem, Citrus follows the emotional journeys of tribulation, struggle, and resilience among Black women from 1840 to present day; the play explores almost two hundred years of history through movement, costume, and poetry an a powerful and moving homage to Black women of the past,...

  • The winter 2020 MainStage production of The Sweet Science of Bruising opens on February 21; the production will run through March 1, on the Moore Theater stage. An American premiere of a new work written by award-winning British Playwright Joy Wilkinson, the play delves into the real-life historical sub-culture of Victorian women's boxing. The story focuses on a group of women...

  • The Sweet Science of Bruising

    By Joy Wilkinson

    February 21-22 and 27*-29 at 8 pm
    February 23 and March 1 at 2 pm
    The Moore Theater

    A Department of Theater MainStage Production
    Tickets available at the HOP Box Office
    *Thursday February 27 will be an open-captioned performance

    In a world controlled by...

  • The Ideal Candidate

    by Nicholas Gutierrez '20

    Friday February 28 at 8 pm
    Saturday February 29 at 3 pm*
    The Bentley Theater

    A Department of Theater Workshop Production
    Free Admission

    An original work by Nick Gutierrez '20. It's Friday, and Alex has a weekend of interviews scheduled at a strip-mall Starbucks as he frantically scrambles to find a summer internship. A hilarious and moving look at...

  • Making a Living, Making a Life
    A Conversation with the Playwrights of JAGfest 4.0

    Thursday, February 6
    6:30-7:30 pm
    The Top of the Hop

    A professional theater based in White River Jct, JAG Productions is dedicated to the production of classic and contemporary African-American theatre, nurturing compassion and empathy via the lens of the African-American experience. JAG’s...

  • Associate Professor and Director of Theater Jamie Horton is taking on the role of an actor's lifetime at the White River Junction professional theater Northern Stage this month in the title role of their production of King Lear, which runs through February 9. A veteran actor with scores of credits to his name including over 85 roles with the Tony Award-winning Denver Center for the Arts, Jamie has been studying and preparing for the role of...

  • The Department of Theater's John Heginbotham recently choreographed Oklahoma at St. Ann's Warehouse. Listen to New York Public Radio's interview of Mr. Heginbotham here.