Performing Opportunities

The Performing Arts Department welcomes students from across the College into its performing ensembles, and provides multiple performance opportunities each academic year.


Dance auditions are not required for the Performing Arts major or minor in Dance. Students may audition for performance ensembles, including the Saint Mary's College Dance Company, early in the new academic year.

The Saint Mary's College Dance Company will hold auditions for the 20­21-2022 school year during the first week of the Fall semester. Questions? Contact Professor Cathy Davalos (



The Saint Mary’s Chamber Musicians, Flex Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Sports Band, Chapel Musicians, and our award-winning choral groups, the Chamber Singers and Glee, are organized at the start of each semester. Questions? Contact Dr. Julie Ford at for Chamber Singers & Glee Club, Dr. Sixto F. Montesinos Jr. at for Jazz and Sports Band, and Dr. Lino Rivera at for Chamber Musicians/Flex Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Orchestra, and Chapel Musicians.



No audition is required to major or minor in Theatre at Saint Mary’s College. Auditions are required for most productions.

The Saint Mary’s Theatre Program announces auditions for our Fall 2021 mainstage production Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Sept. 7-10, 2021. Auditions are open to all interested students. For more info: Join us for a Theatre BBQ/meet the director on Tuesday, Aug. 31 in the Redwood Grove at 6-7:30pm.

The Saint Mary’s Theatre Program practices culturally inclusive casting, and we welcome first­-years, transfers and beginners. All roles are open. Questions? Contact Theatre Program Director Deanna Zibello (