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Study performance, design and technology, theatre history and dramatic literature, and the moving body.

2017 - 18 Season

Cabaret (Musical)
Book by Joe Masteroff
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Seaver Theatre
October 26 - 29, 2017

The Engine of
Our Ruin

by Jason Wells
Allen Theatre
November 16 - 19, 2017

In the Works:
Fall Dance Concert

Pendleton Dance Center
November 30 - December 2, 2017

by José Rivera
Allen Theatre
March 1 - 4, 2018


A Midsummer
Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare
Seaver Theatre
April 5 - 8, 2018

Pomona Spring
Dance Concert

Seaver Theatre
April 26 - April 29, 2018

Through a synthesis of body, mind and spirit, theatre students engage great works of dramatic literature both in the classroom and in production. The curriculum includes performance, design and technology, theatre history and literature, movement, and community engagement.

The Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance serves as the theatre program for all five undergraduate Claremont Colleges, presenting four major productions and a dance concert each year in the modern Seaver Theatre Complex.

Students from all The Claremont Colleges, majors and non-majors alike, serve as performers and production personnel. The department also co-sponsors a dynamic season of student-generated productions.

As majors and minors, or as interested students, you’ll devise creative solutions to complex problems, and develop interpersonal skills and savvy inherent in the collaborative artistic process—qualities that prepare you for a wide range of careers, as well as further study on either the graduate or professional levels.

Many department graduates have become successful members of the professional community as actors, dancers, designers and technicians, producers, writers, dramaturgs, teachers and administrators.