Performing Arts

Madison College offers students a variety of opportunities to participate in the performing arts. Each year, the Theater and Music departments collaborate to stage up to three productions per year at the Mitby Theater. If you sing or play a musical instrument, you can get involved in one of MATC's musical ensembles.

Are you interested in acting, directing, design, stage management or crew postiions? Volunteers are needed for every production, both on the stage and in the wings. To find out how to get involved, please contact us via email, call (608) 246-6524, or stop by the Mitby Theater Box Office (located in the northwest hallway of the Truax building) for more information.

The Mitby Theater

The Mitby Theater, our contemporary, state-of-the-art performance venue is home to Madison College Performing Arts. Mitby, located at the Truax campus, seats nearly 1,000 people. In addition to hosting student performances, Mitby is also used as a community space to host other event and gatherings on campus.

For more information about Mitby, its history, purchasing tickets to upcoming events, or renting Mitby for your event, please visit our Mitby Theater page.

Music Opportunities

Are you a musician? Madison College and the Madison community offer multiple opportunities to strengthen and share your talents.

Community Show Choir

The Community Show Choir is dedicated to singing popular music, such as songs from Broadway, films, and rock and pop acts. It is open to Madison College students and anyone in the Greater Madison community. No audition required!

Community Jazz Band

The Community Jazz Band is a Big Band jazz ensemble comprised of Madison College students and members of the community. The group rehearses and performs music by renowned jazz composers. No audition required!

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.

Madison Community Orchestra

The Madison Community Orchestra, which is not affiliated directly with Madison College, performs music for full orchestra, from the Baroque period through the 20th century. Membership is open to all string players. Positions for winds, brass and percussion are by informal audition as openings occur.

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