News & Events


    May 4-5 at 8 PM
    May 6 at 2 PM
    The Bentley Theater

    A Senior Fellowship Project by Celeste Jennings ‘18
    FREE Admission

    An original choreopoem that follows the emotional journeys of tribulation, struggle, and resilience among Black Women from 1840 to present day. The 178 years of history are contextualized by the costume design, and the piece is an homage to Black women of the past, present, and future.



    Written by Tennessee Williams
    Composed by Larry Delinger

    Thursday, April 5 at 8:00 pm
    The Bentley Theater

    A Drama & Opera Student Performance directed by Camilla Tassi GR and Kelleen Moriarty '19
    FREE Admission

    Yhe story of an unnamed Man and Woman, bound together in an endless cycle of co-dependency and poverty even as their souls seek higher ground from the bottom of...

  • The Theater Department's Winter Term MainStage production of 1984 opened on February 16. Directed by Professor Peter Hackett, the production was a fast-paced, mixed-media adaptation that underscored the up-to-the-minute relevance of Orwell’s 1949 classic about political tyranny and disinformation.

    The Dartmouth News recently featured the production; that article can be found ...

  • Announcing upcoming auditions for:

    HAIR: A Senior Honors Thesis Project, directed by Virginia Ogden '18
    Auditions Monday & Tuesday, February 19-20
    6:30-10:00 pm
    Hopkins Center Rehearsal Room (in th basement of the Hop)

    Click HERE to sign up for a 10-minute audition slot



    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

    The story of a young woman navigating the aftermath of her father's death, whose journey of reconciliation...

  • Announcing upcoming auditions for:

    CITRUS: A Senior Fellowship Project by Celeste Jennings '18
    Monday, February 5
    6:00-9:00 pm
    Bentley Theater

    A fully-produced Student Senior Fellowship Production directed by JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell
    Performances May 4-6, Bentley Theater

    Citrus is an original choreopoem: a performance piece, in the style of...

    A Lunchtime Conversation with the Professional Playwrights of JAGFest 2.0

    Tuesday, February 6
    12:30-1:30 pm
    with complimentary buffet lunch from Boloco
    RSVP required

    One of the newest professional theater companies inthe region, JAG Productions is dedicated to producing classic, contemporary, and new...

  • 1984

    Based on the novel by George Orwell
    Adapted for the radio by Milton Wayne
    Adapted for the stage by Peter Hackett

    February 16-18 & 22-25
    The Moore Theater

    A Theater Department MainStage Production
    Tickets available at the HOP Box Office

    Buoyed by “misinformation” and “alternative facts,” the...


    by Samuel Beckett

    Saturday January 20 at 2 PM
    The Bentley Theater

    A YourSpace Student Project directed by Jasen Miyamoto
    Free Admission

    Samuel Beckett's masterpiece about marriage, aging and desperation. A New York Times review of Happy Days, at its opening in 1961, read “…the work reflects sorrowing vision of man and his world…Mr. Beckett’s threnody is grim, but in its...

  • The Winter 2018 Student Production will be David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Proof, directed by Louisa Auerbach '20. Performances will be in the Bentley Theater, March 1 and 3 @ 8 PM and March 4 @ 2 PM.

    The story of a young woman navigating the aftermath of her father's death, whose a journey of reconciliation encounters obstacles including a controlling sister, an unassuming love interest, mind-boggling mathematics - and, finally, her own mind.