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2018-19 Production Season

Our season makes good on the department’s focus on Learn by Doing — comprehensive, hands-on training that gives students a balanced and enriched knowledge.

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Trust Fall AUDITIONS

Actors: 5:00p-7:45p in Building 45, #212. Puppeteers & puppeteer/actors: 8:00p-10:30p in Building 45, #206. Scripts available in the Theatre and Dance Dept. office: Bldg. 45, #103

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Orchesis Auditions

A Mandatory Information meeting is held on Tuesday, 9/25 at 6:10 pm. Auditions on Thursday, 9/27 - dancers learn and perform short combinations in the Ballet, Modern & Contemporary Jazz genres.

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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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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

1930s Chicago - the Great Depression has laid waste to the city's grocery business. Along comes Arturo Ui offering small-time protection that quickly transforms into a menacing grab for absolute power.

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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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4000 Miles

Arriving in New York City, Leo spends a month with his feisty 91 year-old grandmother. Together, the pair navigates a maze of heartbreak, humor, and healing.

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'80s Mix Tape - Orchesis Dance Concert

In this 48th concert, all dances were choreographed to music recorded between 1980 and 1989! 80's Mix Tape featured the work of Cal Poly faculty and students, as well guest artists from SLO and beyond.

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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 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 18-19

TRUST FALL Auditions: Sunday September 23. Come out for the first show of the season

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