performing arts

Kennedy Center Theater Festival Honors Five from SMC

The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival presented distinguished achievement awards last week to five members of the Saint Mary’s community for their work on recent college theatrical productions.

"Angels Among Us" Captivates SMC Audiences

Music to Our Ears

By Linda Peterson

How does a musician know he or she is a musician? Here’s one gauge: musicians make music. Music has always been an important part of Saint Mary’s — from the Jazz Band to the all community choir to visiting groups performing in the Chapel. But new partnerships with the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra (CCCO) and the Diablo Wind Symphony (DWS) mean music-loving Gaels have assets any musician would welcome — more venues, more professional colleagues and more audiences.

The Arts Are Hot at Saint Mary's

Those who follow the performing arts know that Saint Mary’s dance and theatre programs deserve center stage. Recently, the performers in those disciplines got opportunities to take their bows.

A Passion for Performing

By Jesse Hamlin
Photography by Toby Burditt