News & Events

  • Would you like to learn about the productions the Theater Department will be doing this term?

    Come to our WINTER SHOWCASE and hear from student and faculty directors about their shows and how you might participate on stage or behind the scenes.  No experince necessary to get involved!


    Wednesday, January 11

    6:30 - 7:30 PM in the Bentley Theater (downstairs in the HOP)

    We hope you can join...

  • After founding their own film production company, three of our recent alums have created a new web series mixing high-concept sci-fi with low-budget ingenuity.

    Olivia Baptista ’12, Diane Chen ’14, and Amber H.H. Porter ’14 first collaborated as theater undergrads at Dartmouth. The trio recently reunited to found Multihyphenate, a film production company that promotes diversity while eschewing the traditional hierarchy of labor in the entertainment...

    Book and lyrics by Greg Kotis
    Music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann

    February 17-19 & 23-26
    The Moore Theater

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

    This hilarious and touching social musical is full of greed, love and – TOILETS!


  • Panel Discussion:

    intersectionality, black theatre, and “imagining the world anew”: the poetics and politics of Lynn Nottage

    Please join Soyica Diggs Colbert of Georgetown University, Dartmouth faculty Chanté Mouton Kinyon, and acclaimed director Tazewell Thompson for a panel discussion on how Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel resonates for U.S. audiences today.  The discussion will be moderated by Laura Edmondson, Associate...

    by Annie Baker

    November 11 & 12 @ 8 pm
    November 13 @ 2 pm
    The Bentley Theater

    A Dartmouth Student Production

    When four lost New Englanders who enroll in Marty's six-week-long community-center drama class in Shirley, Vermont begin to experiment with harmless games, hearts are quietly torn apart, and tiny wars of epic proportions are waged and won. A beautifully crafted diorama, a petri dish in...

  • ORWELL IN AMERICA has opened to rave reviews in its Off-Broadway run at 59E59th Street Theater in New York City. The Department of Theater celebrates the extraordinary work of our faculty: director Peter Hackett, playwright Joe Sutton, and lead actor Jamie Horton. We also celebrate the work of our E-Term students who have been an integral part of the production's journey to New York City.

    New York Times critic Ken Jaworowski writes, "Mr. Horton delivers perhaps the finest performance...


    TAZEWELL THOMPSON, international opera and theatre director, playwright and teacher. Opera productions in Madrid, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Cape Town, Vancouver, San Francisco, Wash. DC, Los Angeles, Detroit, Portland, Norfolk, Columbus, New Orleans, New Jersey, and NYC among others. Since 1988, directed 24 productions at Arena Stage, as resident director including: ...

    By Lynn Nottage

    November 4-5, 10-12 @ 8 p.m.
    November 6 & 13 @ 2 p.m.
    The Moore Theater

    A Dartmouth Mainstage Production

    Lynn Nottage’s deeply moving portrait of a skilled middle-aged African American seamstress in turn-of-the-century New York who creates dreamy undergarments that, she hopes, are her ticket to a fulfilled life. With rich characters, subtle period details and an O. Henry twist, Intimate...

  • OPEN AUDITIONS for our fully-produced student production:


    Directed by Liza Couser '17

    Auditions will take place on Thursday and Friday, September 22 and 23 from 6 PM - 9 PM in the Bentley Theater.

    Performances will be in the Bentley Theater, November 11-13.

  • The Theater Department announces the YOUR SPACE presentation for fall term in the Bentley Theater:


    Dartmouth student South Asian fusion dance team


    Saturday, October 8 @ 7:30 PM

    Bentley Theater

    Free Admission

    Click here for information on our YOUR SPACE...