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.

Canceled: CANCELED: Shell Shaker Opera

Fri, Feb 24, 2023 8pm to 9:30pm

This event has been canceled. Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra is proud to work with the Five College Native American and Indian Studies Program and the Mellon Foundation to present Jerod...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Exit Strategy

Thu, Mar 2, 2023 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Film Media Theater Department is excited to announce our third theater production of the 2022–2023 season, Exit Strategy. At once funny, angry, warm, and sad, this timely and poignant drama...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Exit Strategy

Fri, Mar 3, 2023 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Film Media Theater Department is excited to announce our third theater production of the 2022–2023 season, Exit Strategy. At once funny, angry, warm, and sad, this timely and poignant drama...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

The Big Broadcast!

Sat, Mar 4, 2023 2pm to 3:30pm

Created and directed by Mount Holyoke College music faculty member Mark Gionfriddo, The Big Broadcast! is a re-creation of a live 1940's radio variety show featuring the Jazz Ensembles of MHC (Big...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

$10-20

Exit Strategy

Sat, Mar 4, 2023 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Film Media Theater Department is excited to announce our third theater production of the 2022–2023 season, Exit Strategy. At once funny, angry, warm, and sad, this timely and poignant drama...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

The Big Broadcast!

Sat, Mar 4, 2023 7:30pm to 9pm

Created and directed by Mount Holyoke College music faculty member Mark Gionfriddo, The Big Broadcast! is a re-creation of a live 1940's radio variety show featuring the Jazz Ensembles of MHC (Big...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

$10-20

Exit Strategy

Sun, Mar 5, 2023 2pm to 4pm

The Film Media Theater Department is excited to announce our third theater production of the 2022–2023 season, Exit Strategy. At once funny, angry, warm, and sad, this timely and poignant drama...

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

The Moors

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Film Media Theater Department is exited to present our final theater production of the 2022–2023 season, The Moors. Two sisters, Agatha and Huldey, live on the bleak and savage English moors....

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

The Moors

Fri, Mar 31, 2023 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Film Media Theater Department is exited to present our final theater production of the 2022–2023 season, The Moors. Two sisters, Agatha and Huldey, live on the bleak and savage English moors....

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Senior Capstone Dance Concert

Fri, Mar 31, 2023 8pm to 10pm

The dance department proudly presents the annual Senior Capstone Concert, the culmination of a year-long process of research and choreographic inquiry. The concert will feature work created by the...

Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Studio Theatre

The Moors

Sat, Apr 1, 2023 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Film Media Theater Department is exited to present our final theater production of the 2022–2023 season, The Moors. Two sisters, Agatha and Huldey, live on the bleak and savage English moors....

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Senior Capstone Dance Concert

Sat, Apr 1, 2023 8pm to 10pm

The dance department proudly presents the annual Senior Capstone Concert, the culmination of a year-long process of research and choreographic inquiry. The concert will feature work created by the...

Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Studio Theatre

The Moors

Sun, Apr 2, 2023 2pm to 4pm

The Film Media Theater Department is exited to present our final theater production of the 2022–2023 season, The Moors. Two sisters, Agatha and Huldey, live on the bleak and savage English moors....

Rooke Theatre

$8-10

Funmilayo - An African Opera for Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra

Sat, Apr 8, 2023 8pm to 9:30pm

Funmilayo (an opera for chorus, soloists, and orchestra) by Bode Omojola (music) and Doyin Aguoru (libretto) The opera focuses on the life of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978), a Nigerian pioneer...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

Funmilayo - An African Opera for Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra

Sun, Apr 9, 2023 3pm to 4:30pm

Funmilayo (an opera for chorus, soloists, and orchestra) by Bode Omojola (music) and Doyin Aguoru (libretto) The opera focuses on the life of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978), a Nigerian pioneer...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

Emerging Choreographer’s Showcase

Fri, Apr 21, 2023 8pm to 10pm

This student-led concert is an expression of a semester of embodied inquiry in the Intermediate Composition course and marks the beginning of many students’ choreographic journeys. Each artist is...

Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Studio Theatre

Spring Jazz Concert: "Going Places!"

Sat, Apr 22, 2023 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Spring Jazz Concert: “Going Places!” Just a few weeks before students travel back home all around the world, the Jazz Ensembles of MHC (Big Band, Chamber Jazz, and Vocal Jazz) perform their final...

Pratt Music Hall, McCulloch Auditorium

Emerging Choreographer’s Showcase

Sat, Apr 22, 2023 8pm to 10pm

This student-led concert is an expression of a semester of embodied inquiry in the Intermediate Composition course and marks the beginning of many students’ choreographic journeys. Each artist is...

Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Studio Theatre

Shared Student Recital #1

Mon, Apr 24, 2023 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

Five College West African Ensemble

Tue, Apr 25, 2023 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

Klezmer Band

Wed, Apr 26, 2023 5:30pm to 6:30pm

The Mount Holyoke Klezmer Band is a one-of-kind campus ensemble led by our professional klezmer, Adrianne Greenbaum. We perform dance music of Eastern Europe, learning the historical, ornamental,...

Pratt Music Hall, Warbeke Room

Shared Student Recital #2

Thu, Apr 27, 2023 4:30pm to 5:30pm

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

Pratt Music Hall, Warbeke Room

Flute Choir Concert

Sun, Apr 30, 2023 4pm to 5pm

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

2nd Annual Mount Holyoke College Film Festival

Sun, Apr 30, 2023 7pm to 10pm

Join us for a celebration of films from our Film Media Theater students! This event will showcase selected work from the academic year—ranging from narrative, documentary, and experimental films....

Art Building, Gamble Auditorium

Shared Student Recital #3

Tue, May 2, 2023 4:30pm to 5:30pm

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

Pratt Music Hall, McCulloch Auditorium

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