Dean College student leaping in "All Shook Up"

Dean College is proud to announce its new 2023-2024 performing arts season. Running from October to May, the lineup includes four theatre shows, four dance shows and multiple showcase performances featuring Dean College students in the School of the Arts and the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance. Season ticket packages and individual show tickets are now available online at at the Dean College Box Office. Packages include the Full Season Package (eight theatre and dance events), the Theatre Series Package (four events) and the Dance Series Package (four events).

The 2023-2024 theatre season starts with the Olivier Award-winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields from October 25-29, 2023. The fall musical production is Jonathan Larson’s iconic show RENT, winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical, which runs from November 15-19, 2023. Moving into 2024, She Loves Me is an intimate and heartwarming musical by Joe Masteroff, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, which runs from February 28 to March 3, 2024. Closing out the theatre series, from April 3-7, 2024, is Samuel D. Hunter’s bittersweet comedy Pocatello" in its regional premiere. 

The 2023-2024 dance series begins on November 3-4, 2023 with the collaborative show Arts Mosaic, showcasing student works in dance, theatre, music, film and much more. Faculty Dance Works runs from December 7-8, 2023 and will be comprised of original works created by School of Dance faculty and guest artists in a wide diversity of dance styles. Choreographers’ Concert runs from March 22-23, 2024, featuring Dean emerging student-choreographers’ work. The dance series concludes with the annual Dance Company, from April 25-28, 2024, with mixed bill repertoire ranging from hip-hop to jazz, tap, modern and ballet in new and restaged works by award-winning faculty and guest choreographers. Please see the attached show breakdown for more details on each event.

In addition to the mainstage performances listed above, there are multiple showcase events featuring the diverse talents of Dean College students, including New Thespian Showcase (November 30 & December 2, 2023), New Dancer Showcase (December 1-2, 2023), Dance Senior Showcase (April 12-13, 2023) and Theatre Senior Showcase (April 20, 2024). These events are not included in season ticket packages but are available for single ticket purchase.

Full season ticket packages offer a 20% discount on regular single ticket prices. The Full Season Package (eight events) is $132 for general public and is $72 for senior citizens and non-Dean students.

The Dance Series Package (four events – “Arts Mosaic,” “Faculty Dance Works,” “Choreographers’ Concert” and “Dance Company”) is $66 for general public and $36 for senior citizens and non-Dean students.

The Theatre Series Package (four events – “The Play That Goes Wrong,” “RENT,” “She Loves Me,” and “Pocatello”) is $66 for general public and $36 for senior citizens and non-Dean students.

Individual show tickets range from $5-$22.

Dean College has moved to a ticketless validation system for all events. There are two ways to receive your online season tickets – digitally, via your cell phone or mobile device (highly preferred) or by printing your receipt at home and picking up your tickets at the Will Call line at the Main Stage kiosk starting 60 minutes prior to performances with a valid I.D.

All events and performances are subject to change. Please be sure to visit visit the Box Office for all up-to-date and applicable venue policies. Ticket holders who do not comply with venue policies will not be admitted.

Please note: Dean College welcomes children and families to all of our performances. However, infants and children under 2 years of age are not allowed in the theatre, and children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. All patrons must have their own ticketed seats; lap sitting is not permitted. Only ADA-certified service animals are allowed in the theatre.

To learn more about performances, venue policies, and to purchase tickets, visit the Dean College Box Office.