Student Performance

Our students enjoy many opportunities to gain performing experience while sharing with audiences through a wide variety of music and dance offerings, performances in our Theatre Arts and the work of our Communicating Arts Production Group (CAPG).

2014-2015

Central Campus

A broad array of traditional and contemporary theatre productions are held at our Black Box Theatre located in the Science Center on our Central Campus in Blue Bell. Here students of the Theatre Arts program and the Drama Club have multiple opportunities to study, practice and gain performing experience while bringing quality entertainment to the community. The Black Box Theatre features

  • A flexible, modern theatre with 125-seat capacity
  • A state-of-the-art technical theatrical control center
  • Performance workshop spaces

Lower Level Science Center
Central Campus, Blue Bell

Productions

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 20-22, 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 22, and Sunday, November 23, 2:00 PM

A mother dreams of a better life for her two children: a son who aches to be free and a daughter who escapes into the fragile, haunting world of The Glass Menagerie. Tennessee Williams’ American classic is a beautiful, desperate story of one family, trying to find a way to the world outside the walls of their tenement home.


Dead Man’s Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19, 2:00 PM

A cell phone, left by a stranger who passed away in a diner, rings… and Jean answers it. It turns out to be a wake-up call that sends her on a series of strange adventures, both real and imagined, in a quirky modern adventure. In Dead Man’s Cell Phone, MacArthur Fellowship winner and playwright Sarah Ruhl creates a story about reconnecting with our own spirit in a contemporary world, and learning that life is for the living. This production contains adult language and themes.

West Campus

Montgomery County Community College offers a full season of theatre for the entire community presented by the Theatre Arts program along with the students of the Drama Club and West End Student Theater (W.E.S.T.). Please join us!

South Hall Community Room
West Campus, Pottstown

Productions

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 13-15, 7:00 PM

Becca and Howie could be anybody's neighbors in a typical suburb, until the accidental death of their four-year-old son tests everything about that life… and their marriage. Rabbit Hole is a bittersweet drama about finding hope in the lowest moments of our lives, and the paths we take to return to the light of day. This production contains adult themes and language.


Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 23-25, 7:00 PM

A desperate sculptor hopes to impress his fiancée's father and a millionaire patron by "borrowing" a few antiques from his absent neighbor. But after a fuse blows in his apartment, plunging them all into darkness, a hilarious race against time ensues to set things right before the lights come back on and the neighbor returns. Black Comedy is a wild, comic farce by renowned British playwright Sir Peter Shaffer, author of Amadeus. This production contains adult language and themes.

Camera The work of our CAPG members is showcased through public screenings of their projects and the winning entries to our Five-Day Film Festivals, where teams of up four filmmakers have five days to create their own personal five-minute version of popular films.

CAPG Fall Screening
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Pre-Show: 6:30 PM
Screening: 7:00 PM
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CAPG Spring Screening
Monday, May 5, 2014
Pre-Show: 6:30 PM
Screening: 7:00 PM
SC 213These events are free and open to the public.

2014-2015

Monday, December 1, 12:30 PM
Fall Performing Arts Showcase Matinee

Wednesday, December 3, 7 PM
Fall Performing Arts Showcase, Evening 1
A Celebration of Student Music and Dance
Montgomery County Community College Choir 10th Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, December 4, 7 PM
Fall Performing Arts Showcase, Evening 2
A Celebration of Student Music and Dance
Featuring Jazz Ensembles

Friday, December 5, 8 PM
Dance Performance Ensemble Fall Concert

Sunday, December 7, 4 PM
Chamber Strings Concert

Friday, April 24, 8 PM
Dance Performance Ensemble Spring Concert

Monday, April 27, 12:30 PM
Spring Performing Arts Showcase Matinee

Wednesday, April 29, 7 PM
Spring Performing Arts Showcase, Evening 1
A Celebration of Student Music and Dance
Featuring Choral Ensembles

Thursday, April 30, 7 PM
Spring Performing Arts Showcase, Evening 2
A Celebration of Student Music and Dance
Featuring Jazz Ensembles

Sunday, May 3, 4 PM
Chamber Strings Concert

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