At the core of the Theatre & Dance and Music programs' educational training are a wide variety of co-curricular performances and other special events. Many of these performances are open to the general public as Season Productions.


For additional Music events, including camerata recitals and student recitals, please visit the Music Events page.

For NEXT Music Capstone Recitals, please visit the NEXT Exhibition page.

2018–2019 Season (Spring)

Comedy of Errors posterThe Comedy of Errors
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Matthew R. Wilson

Feburary 14, 15, 16 @ 7:30 pm;
February 17, 2019 @ 2 pm

Two sets of identical twins separated at birth, suddenly in the same city, create havoc wherever they go. Director Matthew R. Wilson brings Shakespeare’s poetry and slapstick to life in a physical theatre extravaganza: False accusations, theft, madness, demon possession, wrongful beatings, near-seduction and an arrest—all in one day!

Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

The Comedy of Errors TICKETS


Women's Works posterWomen's Works
Compiled and Directed by Leslie Jacobson

March 28, 29, 30 @ 7:30 pm;
March 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Women's Works celebrates theatre’s ability to awaken our empathy and inspires us to make positive social change. Selections from The Amateur: Reflections of Zelda; Strangers in Their Own Land; The Body Project; Evil; Vanishing Point; Migratory Tales; The South Africa Projects; A…My Name Is Alice – and more – come together to illuminate the power of story, reflecting Prof Jacobson’s 42-plus years at GW and in the DC theatre community.

Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

Women's Work TICKETS


NEXT Dance concert posterNEXT Dance Concert

Artistic Director Maida Withers
onors Thesis Choreographers

Featuring internationally acclaimed guest artists as well as student choreographers.-See what's NEXT in Dance!

April 11, 12, 13 @ 7:30 p.m.

Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

Next Dance TICKETS




SongFest: Scenes from Opera and Musical Theatre

Orchestra Poster

SongFest, a two day event, focuses on vocal performance in opera and musical theatre. 


Directed by Prof. Millicent Scarlett

Masterclass with Thomas Pedersen: Friday, April 12, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.

Performance with Prof. Patrick O’Donnell, piano: Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.

Flagg Building, Hammer Auditorium

500 17th Street NW

Free and Open to the Public



GW Orchestra: Spirit and Ritual

Orchestra Poster

The GW Orchestra is the university's full symphony orchestra, consisting of students from across the university. This concert explores our connections to the unseen through religious rituals and non-religious experiences.


Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture

Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral

Alan Hovhaness: Prayer of St. Gregory

Jean Sibelius: Finale from Symphony No. 5


Professor A. Scott Wood, conductor

featuring Professor Robert Birch, trumpet


April 14 @ 7:30 p.m.

Lisner Auditorium
730 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052





NEXT Dance concert posterNEXT Dance Concert

Our bodies are the poems that scream US
Honor's Thesis Choreographer: Morgan Furnari
Sound Designer: Alison Janega
Score:  Outro, Stars, Wandering, and Bump by Yoshi Horikawa, The Keeper of Broken Dreams by Dahlia’s Tear, By Your Side by Azaleh, Eikona and
Only the Poets by Marc E Bassy
Dancers: Nateé Himmons, Nisani Lopez, Monique Martinez, Kiley Timmons, Sakiya Walker

A journey of community, self discovery, and the embodiment of freedom in artistry. We have a created a work that shows the pressure people feel to contain themselves and how breaking away from that structure allows us to find true support and feel what it is to be free.

April 27, 28 @ 7:00 p.m.

Building J
2131 G Street NW (rear)
Washington, DC 20052





Band PosterGW Bands: The Genius of Percy Grainger

The George Washington University Bands consist of students dedicated to enriching the University community through music. Members have the opportunity to perform in two concert ensembles: the Wind Ensemble is GW's premier wind band, and the Symphonic Band is the largest student ensemble and is open to all students. This concert will feature Percy Grainger's biggest hits, as well as works by Aaron Copland, John Mackey, and others. View the Program for the GW Bands concert.


Professor Robert Birch, conductor


April 28 @ 3:00 p.m.

Marvin Center
Grand Ballroom
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

GW Bands Tickets


NEXT Dance concert posterNEXT Dance Concert

–Es una broma...La broma de la vida.
Buscaremos, buscaremos, buscaremos… hasta encontremos.

Honor's Thesis Choreographer: Julia Scolapio

"This dance is a culmination of research that I collected between 2017-2019 under the George Washington University Undergraduate Research Award, on the policy and practice of disability in rural zones of Coastal Ecuador and Southern Peru. As one of four recipients for a Fulbright award to Ecuador, I will be returning in the coming year." –Julia Scolapio


May 3, 4 @ 7:00 p.m.

Building XX Blackbox Theater (2nd Floor)
814 20th Street NW
Washington, DC 20052



GW Women's Ensemble: Spring Shall Bloom

Join Music at the Corcoran for a concert of choral works for women's ensemble, featuring works by The Wailin' Jennys, Handel, Thomas Morley, and Susan LaBarr.


ProfessorJeff Kempskie, conductorWomen's Ensemble Poster
Professor Anthony Blake Clark, conductor
with guest artist Joel Ayau, piano


May 4 @ 4:00 p.m.

Flagg Building
Hammer Auditorium
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006


GW University Singers: Spring Shall Bloom

Join Music at the Corcoran for a concert of works selected by students from the choral library, featuring works by Handel, Monteverdi, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Qu Xixian, Christopher Tin, and Pasek and Paul.


Professor Anthony Blake Clark, conductorUniversity Singers Poster
with Professor Jeff Kempskie, piano


May 5 @ 3:00 p.m.

Flagg Building
Center Atrium
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

University Singers Tickets



Ticket Information

Students and seniors (60+): $10 per performance

General admission: $20 per performance

Reserve By Phone

Call (202) 994-0551 at least 6 hours in advance of the performance.

Reserved tickets may be picked up at the box office Will-Call before the performance.

Tickets to Season performances can be purchased at the box office, located at the window of the former Welcome Desk in the Marvin Center. The box office opens one hour before show time. We accept cash, credit card, and check.

How it works

Purchase online or at the box office. If you purchase online, the Season Pass will be available for pick-up at the box office when you come for your first production.

If you have any questions call 202-994-0551 or email [email protected].

Dinner & A Show

Bring your receipt from dining out at District Commons or Tonic on the night of the show and receive a $5 discount on each of your adult theatre tickets!