Theatre and Music

Community Show Choir

The Community Show Choir is dedicated to singing popular music, such as Broadway, motion picture and rock. It is open to anyone in the Madison community without an audition.

Community Jazz Band

The Community Jazz Band is an adult Big Band jazz ensemble made up of Madison College students and members of the community. The group rehearses and performs music from the best jazz composers. No audition is required.

Madison Community Orchestra

The Madison Community Orchestra performs music for full orchestra from the baroque period through the 20th century.  Membership is open to all string players and is open to winds, brass, and percussion by informal audition, as opening exist.  Visit their website at:

Madison Municipal Band

The Madison Municipal Band is comprised of student, amateur, and professional musicians.  The group performs a wide variety of concert band music at several venues throughout the year.  Participation is open to all wind, brass, and percussion players.


For more information on these music ensembles, please contact Brian Short at or (608) 246-6055.

Mitby Theater

The Mitby Theater is a state-of-the-art performing arts facility that seats 986 people in a continental seating style. Capable of hosting Broadway shows, lectures, teleconferences and concerts, the theater is used by student performing groups, business and industry, community arts organizations and professional touring artists.

The Mitby Theater Performing Arts Series has four to six events throughout the school year. Students are welcome to participate in theatrical offerings, either on stage or in the wings. Stop by the Mitby Theater Box Office (located in the northwest hallway) for information on how you can be part of the action. To get tickets or information about the artists and events coming to the Mitby call (608) 243-4000.