Performing Arts at Mount Holyoke


Welcome to Dance, Music, and Film Media Theater at Mount Holyoke College -- home to cutting-edge theatre artists, award-winning choreographers and dancers, and renowned musicians. Our performances are relevant, vibrant, inclusive, and celebrate the many facets of life at the college. Join us this year for a slate of exciting events featuring work by students, faculty, and guest artists.

The Sweet Science of Bruising

Thu, Oct 20, 2022 7:30pm to 9:30pm

We begin the theater season with Joy Wilkinson’s The Sweet Science of Bruising, a rambunctious new play about the underground world of Victorian female boxing. Four very different women are drawn...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Family & Friends Weekend Jazz Concert: “Wild Life!”

Fri, Oct 21, 2022 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Kick off Family & Friends Weekend with a fun-filled performance by the Jazz Ensembles of MHC (Big Band, Chamber Jazz, and Vocal Jazz) featuring music inspired by the animal kingdom. Mark...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

The Sweet Science of Bruising

Fri, Oct 21, 2022 7:30pm to 9:30pm

We begin the theater season with Joy Wilkinson’s The Sweet Science of Bruising, a rambunctious new play about the underground world of Victorian female boxing. Four very different women are drawn...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Family and Friends Weekend Choral and Orchestra Concert

Sat, Oct 22, 2022 4pm to 5:30pm

Join Friends and Family on campus as we celebrate the first Friends and Family Weekend in person since 2019! The orchestra plays music selected from our two programs for the fall, with the Finale...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

The Sweet Science of Bruising

Sat, Oct 22, 2022 7:30pm to 9:30pm

We begin the theater season with Joy Wilkinson’s The Sweet Science of Bruising, a rambunctious new play about the underground world of Victorian female boxing. Four very different women are drawn...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

The Sweet Science of Bruising

Sun, Oct 23, 2022 2pm to 4pm

We begin the theater season with Joy Wilkinson’s The Sweet Science of Bruising, a rambunctious new play about the underground world of Victorian female boxing. Four very different women are drawn...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Monsters Ball

Sat, Oct 29, 2022 8pm to 10pm

Monsters Ball is Mount Holyoke College's annual Halloween dance party! This year’s theme is that of animals, both fantastical and real. On the program, we have Disney’s Lion King, Marvel’s Black...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

12th Annual Concerto & Aria Competition

Sat, Nov 5, 2022 2pm to 4pm

Students studying performance at Mount Holyoke College compete for the opportunity to perform in the Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra’s - Season.

Pratt Music Hall, McCulloch Auditorium

Chamber Singers with The Borromeo String Quartet

Sun, Nov 6, 2022 4pm to 5pm

The Chamber Singers is a highly select chamber choir of 12–18 voices. The group specializes in challenging repertories from the 20th and 21st centuries but regularly performs works from varied...

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St, Great Barrington, MA 01230

An Invitation

Thu, Nov 10, 2022 8pm to 10pm

This evening of new dance works by faculty, and guest artists is an invitation to be present, to make meaning, and to gather in shared space and time. The concert features student performers and...

Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Studio Theater

$5-10

An Invitation

Fri, Nov 11, 2022 8pm to 10pm

This evening of new dance works by faculty, and guest artists is an invitation to be present, to make meaning, and to gather in shared space and time. The concert features student performers and...

Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Studio Theater

$5-10

An Invitation

Sat, Nov 12, 2022 8pm to 10pm

This evening of new dance works by faculty, and guest artists is an invitation to be present, to make meaning, and to gather in shared space and time. The concert features student performers and...

Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Studio Theater

$5-10

Short Eyes

Thu, Nov 17, 2022 7:30pm to 9:30pm

We round up the fall semester with Miguel Pinero’s award-winning Short Eyes. Written during Pinero’s incarceration in the 1970s, this gripping drama deals with the complexities of daily life in a...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Hot Jazz on a Cold Night!

Fri, Nov 18, 2022 7:30pm to 9pm

Join the Jazz Ensembles of MHC (Big Band, Chamber Jazz, and Vocal Jazz) for their annual winter concert, with great music and holiday tunes. Mark Gionfriddo, director.

Pratt Music Hall, McCulloch Auditorium

Short Eyes

Fri, Nov 18, 2022 7:30pm to 9:30pm

We round up the fall semester with Miguel Pinero’s award-winning Short Eyes. Written during Pinero’s incarceration in the 1970s, this gripping drama deals with the complexities of daily life in a...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Short Eyes

Sat, Nov 19, 2022 7:30pm to 9:30pm

We round up the fall semester with Miguel Pinero’s award-winning Short Eyes. Written during Pinero’s incarceration in the 1970s, this gripping drama deals with the complexities of daily life in a...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Short Eyes

Sun, Nov 20, 2022 2pm to 4pm

We round up the fall semester with Miguel Pinero’s award-winning Short Eyes. Written during Pinero’s incarceration in the 1970s, this gripping drama deals with the complexities of daily life in a...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Mary Lyon Concert

Fri, Dec 2, 2022 8pm to 9:30pm

Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra is proud to perform our annual Mary Lyon Concert featuring the works of women composers. Mabel Daniels’s impressionist Deep Forest is juxtaposed with Florence...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Annual Holiday Vespers

Sun, Dec 4, 2022 4pm to 5pm

Holiday Vespers is a long-standing popular tradition at Mount Holyoke College, during which the community comes together to celebrate light and togetherness on a dark and cold December...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Annual Holiday Vespers

Sun, Dec 4, 2022 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Holiday Vespers is a long-standing popular tradition at Mount Holyoke College, during which the community comes together to celebrate light and togetherness on a dark and cold December...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Shared Student Recital #1

Mon, Dec 5, 2022 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Come join students as they perform works featuring a variety of genres and instruments! This event is the first of our Shared Student Recital series.

Pratt Music Hall, McCulloch Auditorium

The Five College West African Ensemble Concert

Tue, Dec 6, 2022 8pm to 9:30pm

The Five College West African Music Ensemble, directed by Faith Conant, focuses on music from the Gbe-speaking people of southern Togo, Ghana, and Benin, played on authentic instruments (drums,...

Pratt Music Hall, McCulloch Auditorium

Flute Choir Concert

Wed, Dec 7, 2022 6pm to 7pm

Under Alison Hale's 20-year direction, the Mount Holyoke Flute Choir culminates with a concert in Pratt Hall's McCulloch Auditorium.

Pratt Music Hall, McCulloch Auditorium

Shared Student Recital #2

Thu, Dec 8, 2022 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Come join the Music department in our second shared recital as students perform a wide variety of works and genres. You'll hear from students of all ages on piano, flute, voice, and much more! This...

Pratt Music Hall, Warbeke Room

Collegium

Sat, Dec 10, 2022 7:30pm to 8:30pm

The Five College Collegium is the flagship ensemble of the Five College Early Music program. Directed by Michael Barrett, Collegium rehearses and performs music from the vast and varied repertory...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Shared Student Recital #3

Tue, Dec 13, 2022 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Come join students as they perform works featuring a variety of genres and instruments! This event is the third and final concert of our Shared Student Recital series.

Pratt Music Hall, McCulloch Auditorium

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