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.
members encourage students to develop skills, build relationships, and express themselves through performance.
are available for students who major in the performing arts.
Secure your membership to the Alpha Psi Omega First Nighters
dinner theatre program.
MC Performing Arts
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.
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.
2015 European Tour
The McPherson College Choir and Band toured Europe during the January interterm session. Read about their experiences in Krakow, Prague, Salzburg, and Munich in the Student Blogs.