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 20­20-2021 school year during the week of August 31, 2020. Questions? Contact Professor Cathy Davalos (



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



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 2020 production: Dance Nation for on-campus students & New Works Festival for all students. Auditions are open to all interested students.  

  • Dance Nation auditions have been rescheduled to Aug. 31 due to poor air quality. They will be in-person. Participation in the cast is for on-campus students only. Email Maya at before Aug. 31st for an audition slot. Daniel Larlham will direct the play. Previous dance experience is not necessary. More details can be found here:

  • New Works Festival auditions will be held Aug. 27, Aug. 31, and Sept. 1st. They will be all online for both on-campus and off-campus students. Email Director Amissa Miller at to set up an interview/audition. More details can be found here:

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 (