About Performing Arts
The performing arts area includes the disciplines of dance, film,music, and theater. Students may select from diverse offerings in introductory and advanced courses in these disciplines. A wide variety of courses fulfill the art distribution requirement under the colleges general education program. The Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus offers Montgomery College's only array of film classes including film writing, movie production, and editing.
The department produces two to three theater productions per year in the Cultural Arts
Center which is the home of the performing arts on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus. The Cultural Arts Center has
two theaters, the Main Theater, which is a 500 seat proscenium theater,
and the Studio Theater, which is a 116 seat modified thrust theater.
Specialty classrooms include a large, glass walled dance studio and a 16
station piano lab with individual keyboards.