JanJan
2024

ETC: Shrek The Musical

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film, Shrek The Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to life on stage. With beautiful music and colorful characters, sets, and costumes, Shrek The Musical is part romance, part twisted fairy tale, and pure fun for everyone, both young and old!

Buy tickets online or call (603) 535-2787.
Adult: $29-$26, Senior: $24-$20, Youth: $25-$20

  • January 20, 21, 22, 23 at 7 p.m.
  • January 23, 24 at 2 p.m.
  • Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

Jan
9
8:30 am

A Big Bright Beautiful World

2016 Children's Arts Festival

Children in grades K–6 participate in this exciting event, which offers opportunities for children to learn different aspects of the arts—dance, theatre, fine arts—while at the same time experiencing the themes of the current production.

The day includes five fun-filled workshops, a behind-the-scenes look at The Shrek The Musical set, and a special performance.

  • Saturday, January 9, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Silver Center for the Arts
  • Register online by clicking here or at the door the day of the festival. Contact Pam Irish at pmirish@plymouth.edu or (603) 535-2647 with any registration questions.

Jan
16
5:00 pm
Special January Event in the Gallery
Exploration Movement/Art/Music:
Joan Wiegers and Dancers
with PSU dance alumni, 1990-2006

Live music, artwork by muralist/visionary artist Dugg Desjardins, performance by aerial hoop artist Nicole Collindres 

  • Karl Drerup Art Gallery
  • Saturday, January 16 at 5 p.m.
  • Free admission

Jan
22
8:30 am

Engaging All Learners Through the Power of the Arts

This one-day event offers professional development and continuing education workshops showcasing different ways to bring the arts into your classroom in addition to keynote addresses and all-campus interactive experiences. All classroom teachers, arts educators, administrators, and artists are invited. Learn how to integrate visual art, music, drama, and writing into your curriculum, based on the theme of this year’s production, Shrek The Musical. The day concludes with optional social hour, dinner, and admission to the evening performance of Shrek The Musical.

  • January 22, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
  • Silver Center for the Arts
  • Register here.

May ’15
8
7:00 pm
May ’15
9
7:00 pm

Friday, May 8 & Saturday, May 9 7 p.m.
Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

PSU’s dance performance group showcases original works by faculty and students in various dance genres. Premiere of new work set on PSU dancers by award-winning choreographer Helen Simoneau.

Buy tickets online or call the Silver Center box office at 603-535-2787.

Ticket Prices: Adult $10, Senior, Youth & Group $8

Feb ’15
7
8:00 pm

Saturday, Feb. 7, 8 p.m.
Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

With special performance by Pantos Dance Project of Boston

The PSU Dance Premiere Gala offers dancers of all ages and levels the opportunity to take master classes in a variety of dance styles with local and visiting professionals. A gala performance of creative and vibrant choreography at 8 p.m. will feature Pantos Project.

Formal attire suggested but not required.

Buy tickets online or call for tickets, 603-535-2787
Adult $20, Senior, Youth & Group $15

Dec ’14
5
7:00 pm
Dec ’14
6
7:00 pm

Friday, Dec. 5 & Saturday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

PSU’s dance performance group showcases original works by faculty and students in various dance genres including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and theatrical dance.

Buy tickets online or call the Silver Center box office at 603-535-2787.

Ticket Prices: Adult $10, Senior, Youth & Group $8

Sep ’14Sep
56

Friday, Sep. 5 and Saturday, Sep. 6, 7 p.m.
Hanaway Theatre

New England based emerging companies offer high energy contemporary dance.  Amanda Whitworth, PSU Director of Dance and artistic director of Tributary Dance teams up with PSU alumnus Kathleen Pantos for Pantos Project’s premiere performance to support the PSU Dance Division.

You can Buy tickets online or call the Silver Center box office at 603-535-2787.

Ticket Prices: Adult $20, Senior & Youth $15

Sep ’13
26
6:00 pm

Thursday, Sep. 26, 6-8 p.m.
HUB Hage Room

Presenter: Compas of Nicaragua/PSU Nicaragua Club

Through dancing performed to marimba music in beautiful costumes and dresses, video, storytelling, and gourd art displays, learn the story of Women in Action, a group of 40 women living in one of the poorest settlements of Managua, Nicaragua, who are working together to organize community health, nutrition, and education programs.

Free and open to the public.

Apr ’13Apr
1014

April 10-12
7-8:30 p.m.
Hyde 120

April 14
4-5:30 p.m.
Hyde 120

Plymouth State University's TIGER (Theatre Integrating Guidance, Education and Responsibility) has developed a new show aimed at older high school, college and adult audiences, ages 16 and over, about college, choices and change.

"Transitions" is an educational production based on the writings of Plymouth State University students about sensitive issues that cause students stress. The creators have worked with the National Alliance on Suicide Prevention/Intervention NH Chapter (NAMI-NH) to infuse safe messaging throught the production while integrating helpful and constructive content for young adults. Performances are April10-12 at 7 p.m. and April 14 at 4 p.m. in Hyde Hall 120.

There is no charge for admission.