College of Marin Performing Arts - Kentfield Campu...
As an epicenter for learning, creativity, and collaboration the Performing Arts Department at College of Marin features top-notch classes, outstanding cultural events, and meaningful community partnerships.
College of Marin’s dance, drama, and music productions have captivated Marin audiences for decades. Performances feature outstanding local and international dance talent, music masters, and award-winning actors and directors. Extraordinary learning opportunities await students in classes taught by caring, professional instructors. We invite members of the community attend a concert or play, discover this cultural gem in the heart of Marin County. There is something for everyone…every season.
Venues in the Performing Arts Building include:
JAMES DUNN THEATRE
The 585-seat James Dunn Theatre hosts the majority of department concerts, as well as fully staged plays and musicals and dance recitals. In addition to large ensemble performances, the theatre is also equipped with a PA system for amplified shows, as well as professional lighting.
The Studio Theatre is an intimate 90-seat black box stage. Serving as both a production/rehearsal space and a classroom, the Studio Theatre is flexible enough to serve a variety of functions. The moveable audience platforms give designers and directors flexibility in staging a play , while the extra wide, cushioned seats allow for viewing comfort. A Proscenium arrangement reduces the audience capacity to approximately 65, whereas the Arena setting can comfortably accommodate 90 guests. Studio Theatre productions are an important part of the Drama Program’s subscription season as well as an important venue for Drama Club shows and events.
LEFORT RECITAL HALL
The 100-seat Warren Lefort Recital Hall offers a more intimate concert experience for voice, chamber music, and other small ensembles. It is equipped with a state-of-the-art audio-visual system and houses one of our 9′ Steinway Concert Grand pianos.