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Orchesis '80s Mixtape Hero

'80s Mixtape - Orchesis Dance Concert

A concert theme such as the 1980s is a first for Orchesis, and it requires that all ten choreographers create dances to music recorded between 1980 and 1989.

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25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Six precocious sixth-graders compete to become champion, while reflecting on the trials, tribulations, and triumphs that led them to the Bee.

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Orchesis Dance Company

Founded in 1969, Orchesis is Cal Poly's oldest concert dance organization. Orchesis provides exciting performing and educational opportunities and develops artistic and personal growth.

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The Little Prince

An Aviator, stranded in the Sahara Desert, is visited by a Little Prince, who travels among the stars.

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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

1930s Chicago – the Great Depression has laid waste to the city’s grocery business. Along comes Arturo Ui to make a name for himself. Together, with his gang of thugs, Ui’s offer of small-time protection quickly transform into a menacing grab for absolute power. Bertolt Brecht’s historical parable in the form of an old-fashioned gangster play, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is a clever and frightening satire about the rise of a demagogue; a compelling, cautionary tale ripe for our current times.

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The Other Shore

A narrative and non-verbal performance that highlights the struggle between the collective consciousness and the right to be an individual.

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Betty's Summer Vacation theatre production

Betty's Summer Vacation

This outrageous play and dark spoof comment on the media’s obsession with sensationalizing events and its ability to cater to our fascination with notorious behavior.

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Trojan Women 2.0

A modern retelling of Euripides’s original Greek tragedy portraying the universal brutality of war

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The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other

A panoramic display about the art of observation and the stories that exist within our daily comings and goings.

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Upcoming 2017-18

Production Dates: Jan. 19-20, 25-27, 2018

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