The latest news from the Department

  • ‘En-Route’ site-responsive dance festival showcases works created and performed throughout ’Berg campus
    Innovative and immersive outdoor dance production, May 7-9,
    will premiere works from 11 choreographers, 68 dancers. Read more
  • 10 students, 10 stories
    A new ensemble performance based on medieval classic, ‘10 x 10 (or, The Decameron)’ will premiere April 22. Read more
  • ‘Unstable Connections’ brings light and laughter to a Zoom world
    Three-part comedic webseries premieres April 15 as part of Muhlenberg College’s Mnemonic Theatre Festival. Read more
  • Gertrude Stein’s eccentric ‘A List’ provides lens to explore our surreal moment in history
    James Peck directs Stein’s short, peculiar modernist drama for Muhlenberg Theatre’s Mnemonic Festival, April 11-13Read more
  • Powerful and playful piece of physical theater reimagines memory
    Ensemble-devised original theatrical work ‘Run Glue Tree Pour Dive: A Re-membering’ runs April 5-7 at Muhlenberg’s Mnemonic Theatre Festival. Read more
  • Dystopian drama 'Far Away' offers disturbing glimpses of a world at war
    Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance presents Caryl Churchill's play March 28-30, as part of Mnemonic Theatre Festival. Read more
  • Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance celebrates Black Girl Magic with world premiere ‘Magic’
    Opening March 18, Kiyaana Cox Jones’ play takes a Restorative Theater approach to the story of a young woman on a quest to find her magic. Read more
  • Theatre professor James Peck receives Oscar Brockett teaching award
    Association for Theatre in Higher Education presents award annually to recognize 'tremendous impact' on students. Read more
  • Leticia Robles-Moreno awarded the Crossette Family Faculty Fellowship for International Research
    The award was presented at the College's 2020 Honrs Convocation. Read more
  • Theatre & Dance Department announces 2020-21 Departmental Season
    Season to feature six theatre productions, three dance concerts, beginning in late September. 
  • Muhlenberg appoints new Director of Dance
    Associate Professor Jeffrey Peterson will take take the reins July 1, 2020. Read more
  • Muhlenberg postpones 40th season of Summer Music Theatre
    Theatre & Dance public events tentatively scheduled to resume this fall. Read more
  • Muhlenberg celebrates 60 years of Hansberry's classic 'Raisin in the Sun'
    Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey Page directs the production, Feb. 20-23. Read more
  • 'Master Choreographers' dance concert, Feb. 6-8, showcases talents of acclaimed choreographers, over 60 dancers
    Highlights include pieces by guest artists Bill Evans, Yoshito Sakuraba. Read more
  • Muhlenberg celebrates 40 years of Summer Music Theatre with two world premiere musicals
    This summer's lineup inlcudes 'Legally Blonde,' premiere of 'The Legend of New York,' all-ages circus musical 'The Comedy of Wizards' Read more
  • Jakeim Hart '16  is Broadway bound! His show Sing Street will transfer from New York Theatre Workshop to the Lyceum Theatre in late March, with an official opening April 19. Read more.
  • 'New Visions' festival showcases directorial talents, Nov. 20-24
    Theater festival to feature two world premieres, plays by Longergan and Rivera and experimental theater group The Neo-Futurists. Read more
  • 'Moving Stories' dance concert showcases innovative work by student choreographers in a nationally acclaimed program
    Dance performance Nov. 7-9 displays talents of 12 young choreographers, with more than 60 dancers. Read more
  • Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance ventures 'Into the Woods' with Sondheim and Lapine's beloved, multilayered musical
    Tony Award-winning musical fairy tale offers opportunities, challenges for performers; runs Oct. 25 – Nov. 3. Read more
  • An 'Earnest' approach to a comedic classic
    Theatre & Dance to present Oscar Wilde's masterwork, featuring all-female cast, Sept. 26-29. Read more
  • Kimberly Dodson '13 joins the cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway. She heads into the show directly from the Broadway production of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Kimberly was also recently named to The Ensemblist's first-ever Ones to Watch list. Read their great profile of Kimberly.
  • ‘Love & The Law' offers a trio of musical stories on Muhlenberg Mainstage
    Theatre & Dance and Music departments team up for a lively evening of opera and musical theater, April 25-28. Read more
  • ‘Dance Emerge’ dance concert showcases innovative work by student choreographers
    Dance performance April 11-14 displays talent of seven young choreographers, more than 50 dancers. Read more
  • Political factions breed anarchy in O War world premiere
    Holly Cate's take on Shakespearean violence storms Empie Theatre, March 27-31. Read more
  • Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play brings Springfieldian end times to Muhlenberg
    Anne Washburn’s speculative drama, set following a nuclear meltdown (and featuring a bonus Simpsons operetta) offers an examination of pop culture, storytelling and myth-making in post-apocalyptic America. Read more
  • Master Choreographers dance concert, Feb. 7-9, showcases talents of acclaimed choreographers, 70+ dancers
    Highlights include pieces by guest artists Kevin Jenkins, Michael Nickerson-Rossi and Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner. Read more
  • Muhlenberg Productions Lauded in Year-In-Review Awards
    Read more
  • 'New Voices / New Visions' festival showcases talents of female student directors & playwright
    Short plays encounter adolescent friendship, Jewish mythology, and outcast solidarity, Nov. 28 – Dec. 2 in the Studio Theatre in Trexler Pavilion for Theatre & Dance Read more
  • The Princeton Review Names Muhlenberg College Theatre Program One of the Nation's Best
    The College garnered a #9 ranking for "Best College Theater," placing the program among the top 12 in the nation 10 of the last 11 years. Read more
  • 'Ubu Roi' Serves Up Searing Scatological Satire
    Muhlenberg's Francine Roussel directs a politically resonant production of a century-old absurdist French play that she says shows "not a wrinkle." Read more
  • Madison Ferris '14 stars in Broadway's The Glass Menagerie
    Theatre alumna makes history as Laura in Sam Gold's groundbreaking production. Profile in The Morning Call