Is your passion set and costume design for a major musical production, presenting a recital on a 9 foot Steinway grand piano or traveling the United States or Europe on a choir or band tour?

Our students participate in all aspects of creativity through the performing arts program at McPherson College including – box office sales, marketing and publicity, set construction, section leaders, student conductors, solo and small ensemble performances and dinner theatre.

The Department of Performing Arts commits itself to developing – through a professional based approach supported by academic instruction – our students’ knowledge and skills of music and theatre with a multicultural view and interdisciplinary commitment towards artistic creativity, collaboration, ethics, scholarship, professionalism and service.
We offer a major with tracks in Music, Theatre and Musical Theatre. Students may choose to add a Music or Theatre Teaching Licensure by completing the requirements of our Teacher Education Program. See our Catalog and Schedule for course descriptions.
Our Faculty members encourage students to develop skills, build relationships, and express themselves through performance.
Scholarships are available for students who major in the performing arts.
Students can develop their musicianship and leadership skills through various ensembles and participate in special performance opportunities like musical theatre, a Renaissance fest, and Broadway musical revues.
Theatre productions vary from light musical comedy to classics to pertinent social drama and include the First Nighters dinner theatre program.
Secure your membership to the Alpha Psi Omega First Nighters dinner theatre program.

 

Fine Arts Calendar

 

MC Performing Arts

2014-2015 Theatre Production

Theatre
The 2014-2015 productions include The Heir Apparent, MISCAST: a Night of Broadway Hits, California Suite, On the Verge, or the Geography of Yearning and The Foreigner.

Instrumental Music

Music
Students can develop their musicianship and leadership skills through varoius ensembles and participate in special performance opportunities like musical theatre, a Renaissance fest, and Broadway musical revues.