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Mesa Dance Festival is a hip hop dance event with workshops taught by choreographers Brandon Dumlao, Chaldea Sevilla, and Kenan Peters. All proceeds will go to sponsor dance scholarships. The Festival will include dance sessions, dance battles and DJ.Pre-sale $35 group rate* (10 or more) / $40 individual until Oct 1/ $50 after*Only when adding 10 or more items in your basket will the group discount price of $35 per ticket will be applied to your purchase$10 performance only ticket - please select R.B. Moore Theatre option
Mesa Dance Festival
Mesa Dance Festival is a hip hop dance event with workshops taught by choreographers Brandon Dumlao, Chaldea Sevilla, and Kenan Peters. All proceeds will go to sponsor dance scholarships. The Festival will include dance sessions, dance battles and DJ.

Pre-sale $35 group rate* (10 or more) / $40 individual until Oct 1/ $50 after
*Only when adding 10 or more items in your basket will the group discount price of $35 per ticket will be applied to your purchase

$10 performance only ticket - please select R.B. Moore Theatre option
10/2/2016
American Voices: The music of John Williams and Aaron CoplandChristopher Gravis, conductorThe OCC Choral and Orchestral forces combine for a spectacular tributeto our American musical tradition, featuring Copland’s Lincoln Portrait with narrator, and music from Star Wars!Saturday October 8, 7:30 p.m.Robert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $15, $10 with student ID
OCC Symphony & Choral Ensembles

American Voices: The music of John Williams and Aaron Copland

Christopher Gravis, conductor

The OCC Choral and Orchestral forces combine for a spectacular tribute

to our American musical tradition, featuring Copland’s Lincoln Portrait with narrator, and music from Star Wars!


Saturday October 8, 7:30 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $15, $10 with student ID

10/8/2016 7:30 PM
Pilates Guest Speaker Series XTuesday, September 13th:"Pilates for Kids"Tuesday, September 27th:"Finding the Balance in Your Shoulders"Tuesday, October 11th:“Pre and Postnatal Pilates"Tuesday, October 25th:“Self-care for Pilates Professionals"Tuesday, November 8th:“Ron Fletcher Pilates"Time:  11:10 AM to1:15PM in Art Center, Room 147 and Room 148. Cost is $20 per workshopor five for $80For more information, call (714) 432-5967 or e-mail ahunter@occ.cccd.edu 
Pilates Guest Speaker Series
Pilates Guest Speaker Series X

Tuesday, September 13th:"Pilates for Kids"

Tuesday, September 27th:"Finding the Balance in Your Shoulders"

Tuesday, October 11th:“Pre and Postnatal Pilates"

Tuesday, October 25th:“Self-care for Pilates Professionals"

Tuesday, November 8th:“Ron Fletcher Pilates"


Time:  11:10 AM to1:15PM in Art Center, Room 147 and Room 148.

 

Cost is $20 per workshopor five for $80


For more information, call (714) 432-5967 or e-mail ahunter@occ.cccd.edu 
10/11/2016 To 11/8/2016
The Repertory turns to the dark side for this festival of spooky scenes and plays. Prepare for a scare!October 15, 16, 22, and 23 at 7:30 p.m.Drama Lab StudioTickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the doorRecommended for mature audiences
Tales from the Script
The Repertory turns to the dark side for this festival of spooky scenes and plays. Prepare for a scare!

October 15, 16, 22, and 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Drama Lab Studio

Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door

Recommended for mature audiences

10/15/2016 To 10/23/2016
Coordinated by Jose CostasThe annual Faculty Dance Concert features OCC’s exceptional professional dance faculty as performers and choreographers in a vibrant and spirited venue of modern, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and world dance forms. As Martha Graham said, “Dance is the hidden language of the soul!”Saturday, October 29, 7:30 p.m.Robert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door
Faculty Dance Concert

Coordinated by Jose Costas

The annual Faculty Dance Concert features OCC’s exceptional professional dance faculty as performers and choreographers in a vibrant and spirited venue of modern, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and world dance forms. As Martha Graham said, “Dance is the hidden language of the soul!”

Saturday, October 29, 7:30 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

10/29/2016 7:30 PM
Brian Gould, conductorOCC’s Piano Scholarship winners perform classical masterworks.Thursday, October 29, 7:30 p.m.OCC Music Recital HallTickets: $10
Piano Scholarship Winners Recital
Brian Gould, conductor

OCC’s Piano Scholarship winners perform classical masterworks.

Thursday, October 29, 7:30 p.m.

OCC Music Recital Hall

Tickets: $10

10/29/2016 To 4/20/2017
The Russians Are Coming!Dana Wheaton, directorSome of the greatest music in the world has come from this fascinating federation!Sunday, November 6, 3 p.m.Robert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door
OCC Wind Ensemble
The Russians Are Coming!

Dana Wheaton, director

Some of the greatest music in the world has come from this fascinating federation!

Sunday, November 6, 3 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door

11/6/2016 3:00 PM
By Bertolt Brecht, adaptedby Tony KushnerDirected by Tom BrunoThe mysterious good fortune of Shen-Te, a poor but warmhearted prostitute, leads to hard choices as she is torn between obligations and reality, between love and practicality, and between her own needs and those of her neighbors and friends. Setzuan, adapted by Pulitzer Prizewinning playwright Tony Kushner, forces us to ponder a more equitable society.November 11, 12, 13, 18, and 19 at 7:30 p.m.November 20 at 2:30 p.m.Drama Lab TheatreTickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door ($8/$10 for students and seniors)
The Good Person of Setzuan

By Bertolt Brecht, adapted

by Tony Kushner

Directed by Tom Bruno

The mysterious good fortune of Shen-Te, a poor but warmhearted prostitute, leads to hard choices as she is torn between obligations and reality, between love and practicality, and between her own needs and those of her neighbors and friends. Setzuan, adapted by Pulitzer Prizewinning playwright Tony Kushner, forces us to ponder a more equitable society.

November 11, 12, 13, 18, and 19 at 7:30 p.m.

November 20 at 2:30 p.m.

Drama Lab Theatre

Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door ($8/$10 for students and seniors)

11/11/2016 To 11/20/2016
Christopher Gravis, conductorJoin us for an evening of Viennesesplendor as we play the music of Mozartand Beethoven. Hear Mozart’s overtureto The Marriage of Figaro, the brilliantlyvirtuosic soprano solo Exsultate, Jubilate,and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.Saturday, November 12, 7:30 p.m.Tickets: $15, $10 with student ID
OCC Symphony

Christopher Gravis, conductor

Join us for an evening of Viennese

splendor as we play the music of Mozart

and Beethoven. Hear Mozart’s overture

to The Marriage of Figaro, the brilliantly

virtuosic soprano solo Exsultate, Jubilate,

and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.

Saturday, November 12, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $15, $10 with student ID

11/12/2016 7:30 PM
Fall Choral-Vocal ShowcaseEliza Rubenstein, directorThere’s something for everyone as our choirs and vocal soloists perform a program of old favorites and new discoveries!Saturday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.Robert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $10
OCC Chamber Singers & Chorale

Fall Choral-Vocal Showcase

Eliza Rubenstein, director

There’s something for everyone as our choirs and vocal soloists perform a program of old favorites and new discoveries!


Saturday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $10

11/19/2016 7:30 PM
Beth Hansen, directorStudents from our musical theatre program present songs and scenes from favorite Broadway hits.Saturday, December 3, 7:30 p.m.Robert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $10
Musical Theatre Workshop
Beth Hansen, director

Students from our musical theatre program present songs and scenes from favorite Broadway hits.

Saturday, December 3, 7:30 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $10

12/3/2016 To 5/20/2017
Paul Navidad & Dana Wheaton, directorsJoin us for an evening of big band jazz. The OCC Jazz Ensembles perform cutting edge big band repertoire from the 1930s through today. Special guest artists TBA.Monday, December 5, 7:30 p.m.Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at the door
OCC Jazz Ensembles

Paul Navidad & Dana Wheaton, directors

Join us for an evening of big band jazz. The OCC Jazz Ensembles perform cutting edge big band repertoire from the 1930s through today. Special guest artists TBA.

Monday, December 5, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at the door

12/5/2016 To 5/1/2017
Bring the entire family to a fun, informal evening of dance. This end-of-semester presentation by our OCC dance classes will please everyone with OCC’s wide variety of dance styles, including ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap, Middle Eastern, African, flamenco and latin. A high-energy show, it will get you moving to the beat!Wednesday, December 7, 7 p.m.Robert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $6
Studio Hour
Bring the entire family to a fun, informal evening of dance. This end-of-semester presentation by our OCC dance classes will please everyone with OCC’s wide variety of dance styles, including ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap, Middle Eastern, African, flamenco and latin. A high-energy show, it will get you moving to the beat!

Wednesday, December 7, 7 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $6

12/7/2016 To 5/16/2017
Directed by Rick GolsonBoo the villain, cheer the hero, and enjoy a free ice cream treat in our annual holiday melodrama and sing-a-long. Fun for the whole family! A special visitor is also expected….December 9 and 16 at 7 p.m.December 10 and 17 at 2:30 and 7 p.m.December 11 and 18 at 2:30 p.m.Drama Lab TheatreTickets: $7 in advance, $9 at the door ($5/$7 for students, seniors, and children)
An Old Fashioned Melodrama and Ice Cream Social
Directed by Rick Golson

Boo the villain, cheer the hero, and enjoy a free ice cream treat in our annual holiday melodrama and sing-a-long. Fun for the whole family! A special visitor is also expected….

December 9 and 16 at 7 p.m.

December 10 and 17 at 2:30 and 7 p.m.

December 11 and 18 at 2:30 p.m.

Drama Lab Theatre

Tickets: $7 in advance, $9 at the door ($5/$7 for students, seniors, and children)

12/9/2016 To 12/18/2016
Adam Pettit, directorCome see OCC’s Guitar Ensemble in their final concert of the semester! The event will showcase soloists, small ensembles, and a large orchestra of classical guitars. The program includes selected repertoire from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and modern eras. The second half of the concert will feature a solo performance by a special guest artist.Sunday, December 11, 3 p.m.Robert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $10
OCC Guitar Ensemble

Adam Pettit, director

Come see OCC’s Guitar Ensemble in their final concert of the semester! The event will showcase soloists, small ensembles, and a large orchestra of classical guitars. The program includes selected repertoire from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and modern eras. The second half of the concert will feature a solo performance by a special guest artist.

Sunday, December 11, 3 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $10

12/11/2016 To 5/21/2017
Dave Murdy, directorOCC’s Studio Guitar class performs a concert of contemporary pieces from a variety of styles including rock, jazz, funk, and blues.Monday, December 12, 7:30 p.m.Robert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $10
Studio Guitar Concert
Dave Murdy, director

OCC’s Studio Guitar class performs a concert of contemporary pieces from a variety of styles including rock, jazz, funk, and blues.

Monday, December 12, 7:30 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $10

12/12/2016 To 5/22/2017
Susan Ali, directorThink you don’t like opera? Come hear our students perform everything from grand opera and love duets to patter songs and drinking tunes, and you’ll change your tune!Friday, February 24, 7 p.m.Saturday, February 25, 3 and 7 p.m.Sunday, February 26, 3 p.m.OCC Music RecitalTickets: $10
OCC Opera Magnifica
Susan Ali, director

Think you don’t like opera? Come hear our students perform everything from grand opera and love duets to patter songs and drinking tunes, and you’ll change your tune!

Friday, February 24, 7 p.m.

Saturday, February 25, 3 and 7 p.m.

Sunday, February 26, 3 p.m.

OCC Music Recital

Tickets: $10

2/24/2017 To 2/26/2017
By Thornton WilderDirected by Kelly HermanAn enduring and deeply poignant drama about the lives and hopes of the people of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire — and about every one of us, too. This play is a true American masterpiece; come see it again or experience it for the first time!March 17, 18, 19, 24, and 25 at 7:30 p.m.March 26 at 2:30 p.m.Drama Lab TheatreTickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door ($8/ $10 for students and seniors)
Our Town

By Thornton Wilder

Directed by Kelly Herman

An enduring and deeply poignant drama about the lives and hopes of the people of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire — and about every one of us, too. This play is a true American masterpiece; come see it again or experience it for the first time!

March 17, 18, 19, 24, and 25 at 7:30 p.m.

March 26 at 2:30 p.m.

Drama Lab Theatre

Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door ($8/ $10 for students and seniors)

3/17/2017 To 3/26/2017
Neo-Futurist plays by Greg AllenThe longest-running play in Chicago history! An ensemble experiment in chaos, laughter, tragedy, politics and well, who knows? The Rep will present 30 2-minute plays chosen and performed in random order with an interactive audience. You may get wet…April 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m.April 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m.Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the doorRecommended for mature audiences
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (30 Plays in 60 Minutes)
Neo-Futurist plays by Greg Allen

The longest-running play in Chicago history! An ensemble experiment in chaos, laughter, tragedy, politics and well, who knows? The Rep will present 30 2-minute plays chosen and performed in random order with an interactive audience. You may get wet…

April 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m.

April 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door

Recommended for mature audiences

4/8/2017 To 4/16/2017
Directed by Amelie Hunterand Shana MenakerJoin us for an evening of outstanding dancing. OCC students will perform both their own choreography and the work of faculty and guest artists in a variety of dance styles. Enjoy a dynamic evening of artistic visions in a beautifully produced main-stage production!Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, 8 p.m.Robert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door
Student Dance Concert
Directed by Amelie Hunter

and Shana Menaker

Join us for an evening of outstanding dancing. OCC students will perform both their own choreography and the work of faculty and guest artists in a variety of dance styles. Enjoy a dynamic evening of artistic visions in a beautifully produced main-stage production!

Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, 8 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

4/28/2017 To 4/29/2017
A musical by Bob CarltonDirected by Tom BrunoShakespeare's forgotten rock 'n' roll musical is packed with golden oldies and classics such as Heard It Through the Grapevine, Good Vibrations, and Great Balls of Fire! Blast off with Captain Tempest and crew for some intergalactic mayhem with this irresistible, award-winning musical!May 5, 6, 7, 12, and 13 at 7:30 p.m.May 14 at 2:30 p.m.Drama Lab TheatreTickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door ($8/$10 for students and seniors)
Return to the Forbidden Planet
A musical by Bob Carlton
Directed by Tom Bruno

Shakespeare's forgotten rock 'n' roll musical is packed with golden oldies and classics such as Heard It Through the Grapevine, Good Vibrations, and Great Balls of Fire! Blast off with Captain Tempest and crew for some intergalactic mayhem with this irresistible, award-winning musical!

May 5, 6, 7, 12, and 13 at 7:30 p.m.

May 14 at 2:30 p.m.

Drama Lab Theatre

Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door ($8/$10 for students and seniors)

5/5/2017 To 5/14/2017
Leonard Bernstein’s West Side StoryChristopher Gravis, conductor;Beth Hansen, directorTonight, Maria, and America are just a few of the smash hits from Leonard Bernstein’s timeless love story, featuring the OCC Symphony and a cast of professional performers and OCC students.Friday, May 12, 7:30 p.m.Saturday, May 13, 7:30 p.m.Robert B. Moore Theatre
OCC Symphony & Vocalists

Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story

Christopher Gravis, conductor;

Beth Hansen, director

Tonight, Maria, and America are just a few of the smash hits from Leonard Bernstein’s timeless love story, featuring the OCC Symphony and a cast of professional performers and OCC students.

Friday, May 12, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 13, 7:30 p.m.

Robert B. Moore Theatre

5/12/2017 To 5/13/2017
Directed by Angelika NemethThis concert celebrates the rich and colorful traditions of the world through dance, music, song and stories. For a mini-residency in your school, contact OCC Dance at (714) 432-5040.Friday, May 19 at 11 a.m. for K-12 schools and 8 p.m. for general publicRobert B. Moore TheatreTickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door for 8 p.m. concertFree Admission for K-12 schools
World Dance Concert
Directed by Angelika Nemeth

This concert celebrates the rich and colorful traditions of the world through dance, music, song and stories. For a mini-residency in your school, contact OCC Dance at (714) 432-5040.

Friday, May 19 at 11 a.m. for K-12 schools and 8 p.m. for general public

Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door for 8 p.m. concert

Free Admission for K-12 schools

5/19/2017 8:00 PM
The final achievement in our season of student-produced and directed productions! This eclectic festival presents a wide variety of original and published works.May 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m.Drama Lab StudioTickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the doorRecommended for mature audiences
One Act Play Festival
The final achievement in our season of student-produced and directed productions! This eclectic festival presents a wide variety of original and published works.

May 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Drama Lab Studio

Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door

Recommended for mature audiences

5/20/2017 To 5/28/2017